As part of the recent 2022/2023 State Budget, $8,500,00 has been allocated for three overtaking lanes on the Kennedy Highway between Mareeba and Ravenshoe. Member for Hill Shane Knuth said the announcement of funding was long overdue. “This is great news and I believe...
Northern suburbs in Townsville have seen a significant increase in population over recent years which has led to severe congestion during peak traffic times. Residents and road users are being encouraged to support a petition to urge Transport and Main Roads Minister, Mark Bailey to fast-track the necessary infrastructure upgrades along the Bruce Highway and Woolcock Street.
Critical Gulf roads that support hundreds of millions of dollars annually are now unusable most of the year as Government coffers fill Brisbane’s $7.1 billion Cross River Rail “sinkhole” ahead of its opening in 2025.
Last year the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) announced that more than half of Queensland’s Driver Reviver sites, including the newly refurbished Frances Creek site south of Ingham, will close this year because they no longer meet health and safety regulations and are financially unviable.
Member for Hill Shane Knuth recently meet with a group of concerned residents and Tablelands Regional Council representatives to discuss concerns and the need for the last 6km of the Upper Barron Road to be sealed.
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