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Carnarvon Highway - Orange Hill Safety Treatments

Funding Program:Roads of Strategic Importance
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2021 - Late 2021
Estimated Project Cost:$3,900,000
Australian Government Contribution:$3,120,000
Local Council/Shire:Maranoa Regional Council
State:QLD

Project Description

This project will upgrade the Carnarvon Highway near Orange Hill by widening the pavement, lanes and shoulders of the road. Other upgrades include turn treatments at Lalors Lane, culvert extension and replacements and installation of additional warning signage. 

Benefits

  • Improved safety by upgrading pavement, lane and shoulder width
  • Improved freight connectivity
  • Increased resilience of infrastructure
  • Improved reliability and efficiency of freight movements

Funding

The Australian Government has committed $3.1 million to this project.

Timetable

The project commenced in early 2021 and will be completed by late 2021, weather permitting. 

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Project details last updated: 22/04/2021