Gracemere Industrial Access Project

TNRP, Hervey Range Road 83A

TNRP, Gregory Highway 27B


As a result of major flooding across Queensland during December 2010 and January 2011, Transport and Main Roads implemented the Transport Network Reconstruction Program (TNRP) to repair over 800 kilometres of damaged state controlled transport infrastructure.

Jointly funded by the Commonwealth and State Governments, CMC’s Package 3, Gregory Highway 27B works included repair work to the highway in the Central Highlands region between Emerald and Clermont.


This was one of many TNRP contracts undertaken by CMC and largely involved pavement overlay, in-situ cement stabilisation and resealing of the Gregory Highway which serves the major coal mining centres of Central Queensland.


Over half of the contract value was injected back into the local economy through local engagement.

Delivered $600,000 in savings to TMR through Performance Incentive Cost Reimbursable Works Contract.

CMC’s Indigenous Employment initiative partnered with Salvation Army Employment Plus to provide permanent employment and training for five local indigenous men and women.

CMC’s indigenous trainees won the 2012 Zonta Award which recognises women working in a traditionally male dominated role or industry, and the award for “Most Outstanding Indigenous Apprentice or Trainee”.

Safely managed wide loads regularly traversing through works sites.

Sponsored local organisations: Emerald Tigers Rugby League Football Club, CQ Total Football Academy, CQ Capras and Emerald SES.

Achieved 145,000 man hours LTI free.

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