Burke Developmental Road
The Burke Developmental Road is a Queensland (Australia) developmental road. It links Cloncurry and Normanton in a south–north direction, then continues to the east 30 km north from Normanton, till Dimbulah, where it becomes the Mareeba Dimbulah Road.
Burke Developmental Road
Start of unsealed portion of northeast-bound Burke Developmental Road east of Karumba
Burke Developmental Road (green on black).
|Length||1,035 km (643 mi)|
|Route number(s)|| National Route 83|
State Route 27
|South end|| Barkly Highway /|
Flinders Highway, east of Cloncurry
|East end||Mareeba Dimbulah Road, Dimbulah|
|Major suburbs||Normanton, Mungana, Chillagoe|
The road crosses the Gilbert River. This bridge was named after two of the region's indigenous leaders, Lily and Jubilee Slattery. A major unsealed section begins about 45 km north of Normanton and continues until Chillagoe. As of 2014, some sections totaling about 15 km are unsealed between Chillagoe and Dimbulah. It may become impassable during the wet season. In mid-2007, A$28 million worth of funding was allocated for the widening of the road.
|Cloncurry||Cloncurry||0||0.0|| Barkly Highway (National Route A2) west - Mount Isa /|
east - Cloncurry, Hughenden, Winton
|Southern end of Burke Developmental Road. National Route 83 continues west concurrent with Barkly Highway.|
|Four Ways||180||110||Wills Developmental Road - south-east - Julia Creek||Southern concurrency terminus with Wills Developmental Road|
|181||112||Wills Developmental Road - north-west - Gregory||Northern concurrency terminus with Wills Developmental Road|
|Carpentaria||Normanton||373||232||Gulf Developmental Road (National Route 1) south-east - Croydon||Southern concurrency terminus with National Route 1|
|375||233||Savannah Way (National Route 1) - south-west - Carpentaria, Burketown||Northern concurrency terminus with National Route 1|
|Norman River||381||237||EB Whyte Bridge - National Route 83 terminates here. Burke Developmental Road continues as State Route 27.|
|Carpentaria||Howitt||410||250||Karumba Road - west - Karumba||See map of Howitt|
|Gilbert River||483||300||Lily and Jubilee Slattery Bridge|
|Carpentaria||Maramie||640||400||Dunbar Kowanyama Road - north-west - Kowanyama||See map of Maramie|
|Mareeba||Petford||1,003||623||Herberton-Petford Road - south-east - Herberton||See map of Petford|
|Mareeba||Dimbulah||1,035||643||Mareeba Dimbulah Road - east - Mareeba||Northern end of Burke Developmental Road (Dimbulah town centre).|
State Route 27 continues east to Mareeba as Mareeba Dimbulah Road.
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi|
- Queensland Government - Department of Transport and Main Roads - Maps
- "Bridge named in honour of Indigenous leaders". ABC News Online. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 30 June 2009. Retrieved 10 March 2011.
- "North-west Qld shares in road funds". ABC Western Queensland. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 2 July 2007. Retrieved 10 March 2011.
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- Google (1 August 2017). "Howitt, Queensland" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 1 August 2017.
- Google (1 August 2017). "Maramie, Queensland" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 1 August 2017.
- Google (1 August 2017). "Petford, Queensland" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 1 August 2017.
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