|Funding Program:||National Highway Upgrade Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||Mid 2016 - Late 2016
|Estimated Project Cost:||$25,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$20,000,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Flinders Shire Council,Mckinlay Shire Council,Richmond Shire Council
|Corridor:||Townsville - Mount Isa
The project involved pavement widening and strengthening of approximately 30 kilometres of narrow and rough pavement on the Flinders Highway between Hughenden and Cloncurry.
The project assists in reducing vehicle operating and maintenance costs, increasing safety and improving travel times for road users.
The Australian Government has committed up to $20 million towards the project, in partnership with the Queensland Government.
The project commenced June 2016 and was completed in December 2016.
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Project details last updated: 3/05/2018