Roads Roads

Council maintains the shoulders, footpaths and median strips of State and Federal controlled roads. We don't maintain the roadways (seals, guideposts, vegetation etc), this is maintained by a contractor of the State Department of Transport and Main Roads.  These roads are:-

  • Federal Controlled - Barkly Highway from Kalkadoon Park bridge to the Telecom Tower access road north east of Mount Isa
  • State Controlled - Gregory Road from Camooweal township to Burke Shire border.
  • Railway Ave/Powerhouse/Diamantina Developmental Road from Grace St traffic lights to the Mount Isa boundary on the Diamantina Developmental Road.
  • Camooweal/Duchess Road from Grace St to 4.8km along the Duchess Road south of Mount Isa.

Roadworks within the Shire

The Urban Construction Crews carry out the following tasks:

  • Kerbing construction for city works. (Crew is also available for hire)
  • Drainage construction.
  • Footpath and bikeway construction.
  • Beautification work such as paving, water barrier installations etc.
  • Road construction work.
  • Large scale Council assets repairs and maintenance work.
  • Large scale signage installation/update programs.

The Urban Maintenance Crews carry out the following tasks:

  • Repairs to Kerbing and footpaths.
  • Repairs to access pits and pipes
  • Signage and Vandalism to Council property.
  • Mowing and slashing of Reserves
  • Line marking and Bitumen patching
  • The Rural Maintenance/Construction crew undertakes the upkeep of all Council rural roads.

The Rural Construction/Maintenance Crews are responsible for rural road construction work including drainage.