Clermont – Alpha Road progressive sealing

Almost 5km of Clermont – Alpha Road has been sealed to a width of 8m, improving safety, efficiency and wet weather access for all road users.

This road is a key strategic route supporting the economic development of regional Australia's beef industry.

It is also an important social connector, bringing together rural communities including Clermont, Alpha and the surrounding areas with essential goods and services, education and employment opportunities, and recreation facilities.

Growth and sustainability in the agriculture, resources and tourism sectors is reliant on a safe and reliable transport network.

Benefits

  • Improves safety
  • Improves network efficiency
  • Improves flood immunity
  • Better road access
  • Reduces travel time
  • Contributes to economy
  • Contributes to regional growth
  • Improves ride quality

Key features

  • Sealed almost 5km of gravel road to a width of 8m.
  • Provides additional overtaking opportunities.
  • Improves safety, travel times, reliability and wet weather access.

Funding

The project was jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland governments on an 80:20 basis.
Investment ID 1688373

Total investment
$3.01 million
Australian Government
$2.408 million
Queensland Government
$602,000