D’Aguilar & Burnett Highway Pavement Rehabilitation

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

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).

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.