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Commitment

Investigate the upgrade to the Flinders Highway/Woodstock-Giru Road intersection to enable access to, and the development of the Woodstock industrial and export estate. Consider the ongoing business case, feasibility and master planning being progressed by Townsville City Council to detail the rationale for investment.

Progress to date

In Q2 2017, the Queensland Government in partnership with Townsville City Council completed the Lansdown Opportunities Assessment Masterplan and Infrastructure Strategy (the Masterplan). The Queensland Government is now progressing the findings of the Masterplan as they relate to access to the state-controlled road network, in seeking to establish the safest and most efficient access location between the Lansdown Industrial Estate and the Flinders Highway.

Delivered Milestones

Q2 2017 — Completion of Woodstock Industrial and Export Estate Masterplan.

Responsibilities

Next Steps

The Queensland Government will develop a Project Proposal and Options Analysis to progress the findings of the Masterplan, in seeking to establish the safest and most efficient access location/s between the Lansdown Industrial Estate and the Flinders Highway.

Next Milestones

Q1 2018 — Call Tender for the preparation of the Project Proposal and Options Analysis to consider access to Lansdown Industrial Precinct.

Q4 2018 — Preparation of Project Proposal and Options Analysis to consider access to Lansdown Industrial Precinct.

Responsibilities

Led by the Queensland Government in collaboration with Townsville City Council.