Landsborough Highway (Winton – Kynuna) (Section 2) pavement strengthening and widening

Works are underway to widen and strengthen another 3km section of the Landsborough Highway between Winton and Kynuna.

The Landsborough Highway is the principal north-south route servicing western Queensland and is a key tourism route and vital transport supply chain.

The project will widen and strengthen a 3km section of highway between Winton and Kynuna ensuring a safe driving experience for all road users.

Benefits

  • Improves safety
  • Increases capacity
  • Improves flood immunity
  • Contributes to economy
  • Contributes to regional growth
  • Improves ride quality

Key features

  • Widen and seal 3km of road to a width of 8m.
  • Improves safety.
  • Improves travel times and wet weather access.

Funding

The project is jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland governments on an 80:20 basis as part of tranche 2 of the Road Safety Program.

Total investment
$$6 million
Australian Government
$$4.8 million
Queensland Government
$$1.2 million

Current status

Construction started in August 2021 with completion expected in December 2021. Local road crews from RoadTek based in Winton are delivering the works. 

Project location map

Landsborough Highway project map