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We maintain approximately 3,300 kilometres of unsealed roads and spend around $6 million each year in grading and gravel resheeting works. A maintenance program, based on prioritisation, is developed each year ensuring we cover all unsealed roads within our vast Region. Most of our unsealed network of roads are graded at least once a year.
Our goal is to maintain our road network by continually reviewing and applying industry best practice.
To create our maintenance program we complete regular inspections of our road network to assess the condition; looking for issues such as potholes, corrugations, rutting, scouring and loss of surface material.
There are a few considerations that influence how we prioritise the order, and how often roads are graded, such as:
We have four primary activities as part of the maintenance program:
While we exercise our best efforts to complete the program each year, various challenges can affect the delivery of the program requiring us to adjust it accordingly. Some of these challenges include: