Gore Highway (Pittsworth - Millmerran), various locations, rehabilitate pavement

This project involves rehabilitating sections of deteriorating pavement on the Gore Highway, trialling sustainable pavement rehabilitation systems and products.

This project aims to address failing pavement partially due to highly reactive soil types and changing climate conditions on the Condamine River floodplain. It will provide a more robust highway pavement and smoother ride for road users.

Benefits

  • Improves safety
  • Increases capacity
  • Improves network efficiency
  • Improves flood immunity
  • Contributes to economy
  • Contributes to regional growth
  • Reduces maintenance
  • Improves ride quality

Key features

  • Innovative trial of pavement repair methods and materials. 
  • More robust and sustainable pavement repair system. 
  • Repairing deteriorating highway surface caused by traffic on highly reactive soils in a flood prone environment.
  • Improved road safety. 
  • Smoother ride.
  • Improved freight efficiency.

Funding

This project is funded by the Australian Government and the Queensland Government on an 80:20 split. Investment ID 1461057

Total investment
$17 million
Australian Government
$13.6 million
Queensland Government
$3.4 million

Current status

Stage 2 of construction began in October 2021 and is expected to be completed in February 2022.

Stage 1 of construction began in April 2021 and was completed in August 2021. 

Project map

Map showing project area