Mulligan Highway

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Mulligan Highway
Formerly Cooktown Developmental Road
Queensland
General information
Type Highway
Length 270 km (168 mi)
Route number(s) State Route 81
Major junctions
North end Endeavour Valley Road, Cooktown, Queensland
  Peninsula Developmental Road
Mossman-Mount Molloy Road
Mareeba-Dimbulah Road
South end Kennedy Highway, Mareeba, Queensland
Location(s)
Major settlements Lakeland, Mount Molloy

The Mulligan Highway is a state highway in Queensland, Australia. It runs for approximately 270 km between Mareeba and Cooktown, on the east coast of Cape York Peninsula where it terminates.[1]

Named after bushman James Venture Mulligan the sealed highway follows the old Cooktown Developmental Road and was completed in 2006. Since it was sealed, travelling time from Cairns to Cooktown has reduced from 6 to 3½ hours.

List of towns along the highway[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hema Maps (2007). Australia Road and 4WD Atlas (Map). Eight Mile Plains Queensland. pp. 13-14. ISBN 978-1-86500-456-3.