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Hann Highway

Funding Program:Roads of Strategic Importance
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Australian Government Contribution:$40,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Flinders Shire Council

Project Description

This project will upgrade the Hann Highway, located along the Kennedy Developmental Road.


This project will improve productivity, resilience and safety on the Hann Highway. Other benefits include:

• improved travel reliability by increasing flood immunity throughout the corridor
• improved reliability and efficiency of freight movements, and
• reduced whole-of-life asset management costs by sealing unsealed sections that incur regular damage due to wet season effects.


The Australian Government has committed $270 million towards the Tennant Creek to Townsville Corridor, of which $200 million has been committed to Queensland ($40 million to this project) and $70 million to the Northern Territory.


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