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Landsborough Highway – Morven to Kynuna Upgrade

Funding Program:National Highway Upgrade Program
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2017 - Early 2018
Estimated Project Cost:$12,500,000
Australian Government Contribution:$10,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Murweh Shire Council,Winton Shire Council,Barcaldine Regional Council,Blackall-Tambo Regional Council,Longreach Regional Council
Corridor:Brisbane - Darwin

Project Description

The project will include strengthening and widening of around 15 kilometres of rough and narrow pavement on the Landsborough Highway between Morven and Kynuna.


The project will assist in increasing safety, reducing vehicle operating and maintenance costs and improving travel times for road users.


The Australian Government has committed up to $10 million towards the project, in partnership with the Queensland Government.


Construction commenced March 2017 with works being delivered through to early 2018.

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Project details last updated: 22/02/2018