Monto Mount Perry Road progressive sealing

Work is underway to progressively widen and seal gravel sections of Monto-Mount Perry Road.

The department is continuing with work to progressively seal sections of Monto-Mount Perry Road to improve road user safety and comfort and reduce future maintenance requirements. 

The 2 sections between Cattle Gully and Kerwee Road have now been sealed, with work continuing on the section between Eastern Creek and Cattle Gully. 

The work will involve sealing as much of these sections as funding permits. 

Benefits

  • Improves safety
  • Improves network efficiency
  • Contributes to economy
  • Contributes to regional growth
  • Reduces maintenance
  • Improves ride quality

Key features

  • Pavement widening and bitumen sealing of the unsealed sections. 

Funding

This project is funded in 3 parts.

$10.6 million has been allocated under the Australian Government's Road Safety Program in 2022.

$8 million has been allocated by the Australian and Queensland governments under the Australian Government's Road Safety Program.

$8 million has been allocated by the Queensland Government under the State Road Network Upgrades investment program in 2020.

Investment ID 1646565

Total investment
$26.6 million
Australian Government
$17 million
Queensland Government
$9.6 million

Current status

Construction started in early August 2021 and is continuing on the section between Eastern Creek and Cattle Gully in 2022. 

Additional information

During construction, Monto–Mount Perry Road between the Burnett Highway and Kerwee Road will be closed to through traffic to enable the work to be completed as safely and efficiently as possible.

A detour for all through traffic will be in place via Kerwee Road and motorists using the detour are advised to allow additional travel time.

Access will be maintained for authorised vehicles only, including residents, under controlled conditions.

Project map

Monto Mt Perry Road project page map