Diamantina Developmental Road
|Diamantina Developmental Road
|Diamantina Developmental Road (green on black).|
|Length||1,344 km (835 mi)|
|South-east end||Mitchell Highway (State Highway A71), Charleville, Queensland|
|North-west end||Barkly Highway (National Route 83 / State Route A2), Mount Isa, Queensland|
|Major settlements||Quilpie, Windorah, Bedourie, Boulia, Dajarra|
The road passes through the towns of Quilpie, Windorah, Bedourie, Boulia, and Dajarra in its 1344 kilometer length, and most of it is sealed. Some sections between Windorah and Boulia are unsealed. The road crosses several well known rivers and creeks of the Channel Country of south-west Queensland, including the Paroo River, Bulloo River, Cooper Creek and Diamantina River.
Maintenance of the road is the responsibility of the Queensland State Government.
|Murweh||Charleville||0||0.0|| Mitchell Highway (State Highway A71) - north - Augathella /
south - Cunnamulla
|South-eastern end of Diamantina Developmental Road (State Route 14)|
|Quilpie||Quilpie||197||122||Quilpie Adavale Road - north - Adavale|
|212||132||Quilpie Thargomindah Road - south - Thargomindah|
|247||153||Cooper Developmental Road - west - Eromanga|
|Quilpie / Barcoo boundary||Quilpie / Windorah boundary||385||239||Name changes to Quilpie Windorah Road|
|Barcoo||Windorah||450||280||Thomson Developmental Road (See Notes column) - north - Longreach||Thomson Developmental Road is part of a former proposed National Route 79 from Melbourne to Longreach. This route is now signed as M79/A79 from Melbourne to Mildura, then B79 to Broken Hill, beyond which there is no signed number.|
|456||283||Name reverts to Diamantina Developmental Road as it passes through Windorah CBD|
|566||352||Birdsville Developmental Road (State Route 14) - south-west - Birdsville||Road changes to State Route 12|
|Diamantina||Bedourie||824||512||Eyre Developmental Road (National Route 83) - south - Birdsville||Road changes to National Route 83|
|847||526||Name changes to Boulia Bedourie Road as it passes through Bedourie CBD|
|Boulia||Boulia||1,038||645||Winton Road (State Route 62) - east - Winton||Name changes to Boulia Mount Isa Highway|
|1,048||651||Donohue Highway - west - Queensland / Northern Territory border, where it becomes Plenty Highway (NT State Route 12)|
|Mount Isa||Mount Isa||1,344||835|| Barkly Highway (State Highway A2) - north, then west - Camooweal /
Barkly Highway (National Highway 83) - east - Cloncurry
|North-western end of Diamantina Developmental Road|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
- Queensland Government - Department of Transport and Main Roads - Maps
- Hema, Maps (2007). Australia Road and 4WD Atlas (Map). Eight Mile Plains Queensland: Hema Maps. pp. 16,17,18,19. ISBN 978-1-86500-456-3.
- "National Route 79". ozroads.com.au. Retrieved 10 January 2017.
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