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Mein Deviation (Peninsula Development Road)


PROJECT OVERVIEW

CMC has been engaged to construct the 29 kilometre Mein Deviation project as part of the Australian and Queensland Government’s commitment to upgrade transport infrastructure in the Cape York Region.

The overall Cape York Region Package involves over $250 million of works divided across three sub-programs: Peninsula Developmental Road, Endeavour Valley Road, and Cape Indigenous Mayors Alliance.

CMC’s Mein Deviation project, located north of the Archer River, is one of four projects that make up the Peninsula Developmental Road program.

SCOPE

CMC is responsible for constructing a 29 kilometre sealed road. Works largely involve earthworks, pavement works, drainage, and bitumen sealing works.

Major quantities included:

  • 164,538m3 of fill material
  • 72,256m3 of gravel
  • 480,140 litres of bitumen seal
  • 113m of culverts

HIGHLIGHTS AND OUTCOMES

Project manager Mr John Deste said that the visit by Mr Scales on 2 November 2015 recognised the political sensitivities of the project and the efforts that CMC have made in achieving the Key Result Areas of:

  • Indigenous and non-indigenous training and up-skilling
  • Implementation of the indigenous economic opportunities
  • Local Industry Participation
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