Carnarvon Highway Upgrade Program

Under the Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity program the Carnarvon Highway received funding to widen and strengthen various sections between St George and Surat and Injune and Rolleston.

These targeted road widening works have now been completed.

Benefits

  • Improves safety
  • Increases capacity
  • Improves network efficiency
  • Contributes to regional growth

Key features

  • Road widening at various sections on the Carnarvon Highway between St George and Surat and Injune and Rolleston.

Current status

Carnarvon Highway Upgrade Program St George to Surat - completed works

In 2019 widening between 1.61km and 8.86 (north of St George) was completed.

Between 2017 and 2019 widening of various sections between 17.6km and 101km (north of St George) was completed as per the below table and map.

Sites Start Available for use
Site 1 - Phase 1: 17.6 to 18.9km and 19.2 to 20.1km 13 March 2017 Late April 2017
Site 1 - Phase 2: 20.1 km - 25.7km 8 May 2017 Late June 2017
Site 2: 25.7 km to 47.9km
Early February 2018  Early May 2018 
Site 3: 48.3 km to 66.7km  10 September 2018  Early December 2019 
Site 4: 74.2 km to 82.0km  10 September 2018 Early December 2019 
Site 5: 95.8 km to 101.0km  10 September 2018
Late December 2018 

Carnarvon Highway Upgrade Program St George to Surat completed works map

Carnarvon Highway Upgrade Program Injune to Rolleston map - completed works

In 2020 widening of various sections between 56.65km and 60.1km (north of Injune) was completed.

Site Start Finish
Site 1A – 56.65 to 58.267km Mid-January 2020 Mid-May 2020
Site 1B – 58.37 to 60.1km Mid-January 2020 Mid-May 2020

Between 2017 and 2018 widening of various sections between 38.2km and 68.1km (north of Injune) was completed as per the table and map below.

Site Start Available for use
Site 1: 38.2 km to 46.1km 10 October 2017 Late April 2018
Site 2 52.9 km to 54.5km 6 March 2017 Mid-April 2017
Site 3: 61.7 km to 68.1km
26 February 2018 Mid-October 2018

Carnarvon Highway Upgrade Program Injune to Rolleston map completed works