• Funding program Roads of Strategic Importance
  • Status Under construction
  • Transport mode Road
  • Expected start/finish Mid 2021 - Early 2024
  • Australian Government contribution $31,850,000
  • Local Council/Shire Whitsunday Regional Council
  • State QLD

Project description

The project will deliver targeted upgrades to Shute Harbour Road.


The benefits of this project include:

  • increase economic productivity by reducing costs to industry through better efficiency on the route and lower travel times
  • improve road safety and access
  • increase route capacity to accommodate future growth in traffic volume through increases economic activity in the region


The Australian Government has increased its funding commitment from $29.6 million to $31.85 million towards this project.


The Project is expected to commence by mid-2023 and is expected to be completed by early 2024, weather permitting.

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