D’Aguilar & Burnett Highway Pavement Rehabilitation

About the project

Regional Queensland pavement rehabilitation works to two of the State’s major highways; D’Aguilar Highway (Yarraman – Kingaroy) and Burnett Highway (Nanango – Goomeri).

Key Capabilities

Major road and highway infrastructure; Road construction; Concrete remedial & refurbishment works

Project Location

Nanango, Queensland

Client Name

Department of Transport and Main Roads

Project Duration

November 2012 – December 2012

Project Value

$1.2 million

Project scope

The project focused on the rehabilitation of two 3.5m traffic lanes including two 1m shoulders, and the reconstruction of center islands at multiple locations along the two highways.

  • 7,500m2 of dilapidated road surfacing was corrected and overlayed with over 2,000 tonnes of asphalt.
  • Included over 1,300 hours of traffic control, multiple traffic switches and detailed traffic planning to MUTCD requirements.

Innovations & Highlights

  • Project delivered on time and within budgetary requirements.
  • Works were undertaken to TMR specifications and inline with the R2 F1 pre-qualification requirements.
  • Project included demolition, profiling, shoulder widening, pavement rehabilitation and center island reconstruction.
  • Detailed planning and staging of works required, including night works.
  • Despite the challenges raised by tight scheduling and working remotely, the project was completed prior to Christmas 2012 and met the high TMR specifications.