Allambie Lane Road Upgrade

Investment$3 million
Goal1. A city that connects you to what you need at the time you choose.
Strategic PurposeImprove safety and connectivity for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists along Allambie Lane.
StatusUnderway - construction commenced 2 June 2022.

Townsville City Council is improving traffic safety and connectivity along Allambie Lane in Rasmussen. This upgrade, from Riverway Drive to Saltbush Boulevard, will ensure the road caters to the growing community.

Work commenced Thursday 2 June and is expected to be completed by December 2022.

Changed traffic conditions are in place from Monday 22 August along Allambie Lane.

Miles Avenue Northbound – left turn only onto Allambie Lane

Allambie Lane westbound (off Riverway Drive) – no right turn into Riverway Plaza. Traffic accessing Riverway Plaza off Riverway Drive are directed to use the Riverway Drive entrance.

Rasmussen State School – traffic to the PCYC carpark will be one-way with entry via Saltbush Boulevard

Improvements include:

  • Widening the road
  • Installing hard medians
  • Installing turning lanes
  • Installing a raised pedestrian crossing
  • Installing dedicated bike lanes and concrete pathways.

During construction there will be changed traffic conditions along Allambie Lane between Riverway Drive to Beck Drive. Please follow traffic directions, plan your trip ahead and allow for extra travel time.

Project Staging:

  • Stage 1: Kerb and channel works
  • Stage 2: Pavement and school carpark access works
  • Stage 3: Shopping centre access works
  • Stage 4: PCYC carpark access works
  • Stage 5: Saltbush Boulevard intersection works
  • Stage 6: Project finalisation including pavement marking and signage installation

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Queensland Government logoThis $3 million project was developed with the support of the Queensland Government in association with Townsville City Council.