Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Gregory Developmental Road (Charters Towers - The Lynd)

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2021 - Mid 2022
Estimated Project Cost:$25,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$20,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Etheridge Shire Council,Charters Towers Regional Council

Project Description

Widening priority sections of the Gregory Developmental Road between Charters Towers and The Lynd to an 8-metre seal.


  • Improve road safety for all road users
  • Improve efficiency and network reliability
  • Improve connectivity between people with jobs and services, and goods with markets
  • Improve accessibility and connectivity of road networks
  • Improve freight productivity



The Australian Government has committed up to $20 million towards this project.


This project commenced construction in mid 2021 and is expected to be completed by mid 2022, weather permitting.

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Project details last updated: 16/11/2021