Brisbane Valley Highway (Ipswich – Harlin) Esk rehabilitate pavement

Construction is now complete for pavement strengthening and resilience works to improve road conditions on a section of the Brisbane Valley Highway through Esk.

Pavement strengthening and resilience works (pavement rehabilitation) for just over 1km of the Brisbane Valley Highway (locally known as Ipswich Street) through the Esk township has now been completed. Works were carried out from Gatton Esk Road (locally known as Middle Street) to just south of Richard Street and Barbour Street.

The project provides an improved road surface and smoother driving conditions for over 5000 motorists that travel through Esk daily.

Benefits

  • Improves safety
  • Reduces maintenance
  • Improves ride quality
  • Contributes to economy

Key features

  • Pavement rehabilitation from Gatton-Esk Road (Middle Street) to just south of Richard Street and Barbour Street.
  • The Brough Bridge deck over Sandy Creek was resurfaced.
  • Improvements were made to the Middle Street intersection.

Funding

This $5.5 million project is part of the Australian and Queensland governments' $158.1 million Regional Economic Enabling Fund, under the $415 million economic stimulus package. Investment ID 1704529

Total investment
$5.5 million
Australian Government
$4.4 million
Queensland Government
$1.1 million

Current status

Construction was completed in March 2022 for pavement strengthening and resilience works to improve road conditions on the Brisbane Valley Highway through Esk.

Project layout

Design layout for this project