• Funding program Roads of Strategic Importance
  • Status Under construction
  • Transport mode Road
  • Estimated project cost $80,000,000
  • Australian Government contribution $64,000,000
  • Local Council/Shire Livingstone Shire Council,Rockhampton Regional Council
  • State QLD

Project description

The project will deliver targeted upgrades, including duplicating sections of Yeppoon Road.


The project is expected to:

  • increase economic productivity by reducing costs to industry through better efficiency on the route and lower travel times
  • improve road safety by reducing unsafe overtaking and the associated risks of head-on collisions
  • increase route capacity to accommodate future growth in traffic volume through increases economic activity in the region


The Australian Government will contribute up to 80 per cent, capped at $64 million.


Award of contract expected early-mid 2023.

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