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Gladstone-Benaraby Road, Philip Street Duplication Project

Overview:

The Gladstone-Benaraby Road duplication project to widen the last remaining two-lane section of Philip Street, Gladstone, will improve transport flow and road safety outcomes for all road users.

The project will provide:

  • around 900m of four-lane divided carriageway (last remaining section of two-lanes) along Philip Street, Gladstone
  • a new signalised intersection at the Philip Street and Reef Street intersection, to support the required transport infrastructure and access for the Gladstone Region Integrated Community Services Precinct, constructed next to Philip Street in Sun Valley
Location:

Philip Street (Dawson Highway—Glenlyon Road) Gladstone

Completion:

Late 2020, weather permitting

Benefits:
  • improved capacity, traffic flow and road safety outcomes for all road users
  • improved connectivity and driver safety
  • prevention of rockfall and landslips on the northern side of Philip Street by widening the rock cutting below Trinity Place and rock protection treatment
  • provision for east and westbound on-road bicycle and off-road pedestrian access
Funding:

$20 million funded by the Australian Government through the National Partnership Agreement

Regions:
Central Region - Fitzroy District

Project info

The full scope of works on Philip Street will include:

  • widening the large cutting below Trinity Place to provide four-lanes, including rock stabilisation works to mitigate potential for future rock debris falls
  • installation of east and westbound on-road bicycle and off-road pedestrian facilities
  • pavement drainage upgrades to connect to existing urban drainage
  • intersection and Philip Street route lighting.

The construction tender to deliver the project was advertised on 30 September 2019. Construction with public utility relocations started in December 2019. The project is expected to be completed and open to traffic in late 2020.

View the project factsheet

Contact details

For further information on the Philip Street Duplication, contact the project team:

Email: FitzroyDistrict@tmr.qld.gov.au   
Phone:  07 4931 1500 (during business hours Monday to Friday, 9am—5pm)  
Post:  Philip Street Duplication
Department of Transport and Main Roads
Fitzroy District
PO Box 5096
Red Hill Rockhampton Qld 4701
 
Last updated
18 March 2020