Road building material
As the department undertakes this unprecedented reconstruction program, employment opportunities are being created across regional Queensland, boosting regional economies and supporting local communities.
Across the state, the reconstruction program will require over 80,000 tonnes of bitumen, over 11,500,000 tonnes of granular materials, over 540,000 tonnes of asphalt and over 280,000 tonnes of cement.
Locally based and state-wide suppliers are encouraged to view the forecast demand data available below and contact their Regional Project Office to register their interest to help reconnect Queensland.
Tender offers and listings can be found at the Queensland Government Chief Procurement Office.
Forecast demand data
Click a region or use the list to the right to view forecast demand data* for reconstruction projects. The information provided below was last updated in April 2013.
*Demand data portrayed in GIS maps is provided as a forecast only. Allocations for projects scheduled to commence in 2013/2014 and beyond are indicative, for planning purposes. Priorities may be re-evaluated annually on a needs basis, according to available funds. The majority of funding in 2012/2013 will be held at a regional level until works have been prioritised. Contact your Regional Project Office for more information.
For more information on the department's demand for critical materials required to reconstruct Queensland, view the Assessment of Constraints to Supply of Extractive Materials in Critical Demand Areas, provided below.
Assessment of Constraints to Supply of Extractive Materials in Critical Demand Areas