Transport System Planning Program—Townsville

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) is undertaking planning for a program of road upgrades in Townsville to improve road safety, capacity and connectivity for the community.

The planning study will identify and investigate upgrades along 3 key links:

  • The University Road/Yolanda Drive intersection in Douglas
  • Thuringowa Drive
  • Ross River Road

Construction of any identified solutions is currently unfunded.

Benefits

  • Improves safety
  • Increases capacity
  • Improves network efficiency
  • Increases traffic flow
  • Contributes to regional growth
  • Contributes to economy

Current status

TMR is currently consulting the community and developing a business case for the project.

Project maps

Map of project area on Ross River Road

Ross River Road link

Map of project area on the Yolanda Drive/University Road intersection in Douglas

University Road/Yolanda Drive intersection in Douglas

Map of project area on Thuringowa Drive

Thuringowa Drive road link