Council covers an area in excess of 48.116km sq.

There is a requirement for an efficient road network to meet the needs of residents and industry. Council currently provides approximately 1,307.1km of road network, of which 219.7km is sealed and approximately 1,087.4kms remain unsealed. In addition, 2 vehicular bridges.

Road Total length in Shire (km) State-controlled by the Department of Transport and Main Roads 
Wills Development Road (Burke and Wills Junction to Julia Creek) 78A 82.429 Yes

Burke Development Road (Cloncurry to Burke and Wills Junction)

89A 195.352 Yes
Flinders Highway (Cloncurry to Julia Creek) 14E >85.01 Yes
Barkly Highway (Cloncurry to Mount Isa) 15A 120.64 Yes
Cloncurry-Dajarra Road (Cloncurry to Dajarra via Duchess)


169.08 Yes 

Landsborough Highway (Cloncurry to McKinlay)

13H 27.28 Yes 
Dajarra-Mount Isa Road (Dajarra to Mount Isa) 93F 33.97 Yes 
Dajarra-Boulia Road (Dajarra to Boulia) 93E 59.33 Yes 

To download a copy of the road network map (PDF)

Current Road Closures

As part of the Reseal & KC Program 2018-19, these roads are currently closed.

⛔️ Daintree Street - between Station St and King St
⛔️ Douglas Street - between Steele St and Seymour St 
⛔️ Douglas Street - between Steele and Harvey Sutton Crescent North Side

Any questions please contact Council Office 4742 4100.