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Mount Isa to Rockhampton Corridor Upgrade

Funding Program:Roads of Strategic Importance
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Estimated Project Cost:$237,500,000
Australian Government Contribution:$190,000,000
State:QLD

Project Description

The project will deliver targeted upgrades to the Landsborough and Capricorn Highways and surrounding roads.

Benefits

Upgrades to this corridor will provide the following benefits:

  • ensure key freight roads efficiently connect agricultural and mining regions to ports, airports and other transport hubs
  • provide a more reliable and safe road network, especially during the wet season
  • improve access for higher capacity vehicles
  • facilitate other economic opportunities, including tourism

Funding

The Australian Government will contribute up to 80 per cent, capped at $190 million

Timetable

The delivery schedule will be determined as planning on the project progresses and in consultation with the Queensland Government.

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Project details last updated: 31/10/2019