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Carnarvon Highway and Castlereagh Highway Intersection Upgrade

Funding Program:Roads of Strategic Importance
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2021 - Late 2021
Estimated Project Cost:$3,389,000
Australian Government Contribution:$2,711,000
Local Council/Shire:Balonne Shire Council
State:QLD

Project Description

This project will upgrade the intersection of the Carnarvon Highway and Castlereagh Highway. Upgrades include road realignment, pavement rehabilitation, widening lanes and shoulders and improving the intersection geometry. 

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 $2.7 million to this project.

Timetable

Construction commenced in early 2021 and is expected to be completed by late 2021, weather permitting.

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Project details last updated: 31/03/2021