Regional reseal, resheet, rehabilitation & asphalt overlay programs

Line markings on bitumen road

In the 2019/20 financial year, more than $6 million has been allocated to resealing regional roads, $12 million has been allocated for road rehabilitation, $6 million assigned to resheeting our gravel roads and over $1 million will go towards improving gravel roads with low cost sealing in townships.

The following ongoing projects will focus on improving our roads.

 

Regional asphalt overlay program

The asphalt overlay program aims to renew existing sections of the road network with an asphalt surface to the latest standard. This is an ongoing program and $4 million has been allocated in the 2019/20 budget.

Start date

September 2019

Target completion date

January 2020

 

Regional reseal program

This ongoing program involves renewing the bitumen seals across more than 200km in the existing road network. Over 80% of the program will be undertaken across regional areas in the network.

In the 2019/20 budget, $8 million has been allocated to the program.

Start date

July 2019 (preparation) and September 2019 (sealing operations)

Target completion date

January 2020

 

Regional rehabilitation program

This is an ongoing program focusing on rehabilitating the pavement of our sealed road network in the poorest condition, in priority sections within the central area of our region. The program aims to renew the life of the road and improve safety to current standards.

In the 2019/20 budget, $15.6 million was allocated to this program. We have received a funding subsidy of $862, 649 from State Government's Transport Infrastructure Development Scheme.

Start date

July 2019

Target completion date

May 2020

 

Regional resheet program

Another ongoing program, the resheet renewal program focuses on renewing the pavement across the existing unsealed road network. The program will resheet more than 200km of road across the region.

$6.4 million has been allocated in the 2019/20 budget for the program.

Start date

August 2019

Target completion date

June 2020

 

Budget allocation

Region

Reseals

Resheets

Rehabilitation

Asphalt overlay

Millmerran  $750,000  $1,300,000  $700,000   
Clifton  $850,000  $580,000  $1,000,000   
Greenmount  $750,000  $620,000  $200,000  $100,000 
Pittsworth  $850,000  $750,000  $4,000,000  $150,000 
Crows Nest  $850,000  $1,190,000  $400,000  $250,000 
Goombungee  $1,700,000  $1,190,000  $4,000,000   
Toowoomba  $1,100,000  $0  $1,300,000  $3,500,000 
Oakey $1,150,000 $770,000 $4,000,000  
Total $8,000,000 $6,400,000 $15,600,000 $4,000,000

 

Last Updated: Monday, 24 June 2019 14:12
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