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

A high priority section of the Landsborough Highway north of Winton has been widened and strengthened.

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 has widened and strengthened another 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

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

Funding

The project was 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 and was completed in December 2021 by local road crews from RoadTek based in Winton. 

Project location map

Landsborough Highway project map