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Bruce Highway Upgrade, Benaraby Overtaking Lanes

Bruce Highway Upgrade, Benaraby Overtaking Lanes
Bruce Highway Upgrade, Benaraby Overtaking Lanes
Bruce Highway Upgrade, Benaraby Overtaking Lanes
Bruce Highway Upgrade, Benaraby Overtaking Lanes
Bruce Highway Upgrade, Benaraby Overtaking Lanes

CMC was engaged to construct a critical overtaking lane on the Bruce Highway between Benaraby and Rockhampton as part of the Queensland Government’s Bruce Highway Action Plan. The Action Plan was designed to roll out multiple projects that will significantly upgrade the Bruce Highway to bring it ‘out of crisis’ and meet acceptable Australian standards.

Scope

The project included the construction of both north and southbound overtaking lanes involving the widening of the existing highway, construction of a soil nail shotcrete wall to accommodate the new northbound lane, earthworks, pavements (bound and unbound), drainage (trenched, jacked and tunnel bore methods), tensioned wire rope, concrete lined drains and channels, pavement marking and road furniture.

Major quantities included

  • 10,737 m2 of ground surface treatment
  • 10,493 m3 of embankment
  • 20,635 m2 of subgrade Type A treatment
  • 33,633 m2 of landscaping works including topsoil, hydro-mulch and mulch respread
  • 1,900m soil nailing
  • 24,227 m3 of excavation (cut to fill)
  • 6,835 m3 of unbound and plant mixed stabilised pavements
  • 20,000 lts of prime coat bitumen sealing (C170)
  • 78,500 lts of first coat seal (S07S)
  • 330m3 Reinforced Shotcreting
Bruce Highway Upgrade, Benaraby to Rockhampton Qld
7.4M
Transport and Main Roads (TMR)
May 2015 - February 2016

Bruce Highway Upgrade, Benaraby Overtaking Lanes

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