Rockleigh - North Mackay Road, Oasis Drive to Glenpark Street, strengthen pavement

The project strengthened and resurfaced a section of Rockleigh-North Mackay Road (known locally as Sams Road), to provide a safer, smoother and more efficient road network.

Rockleigh-North Mackay Road is a state-controlled multi combination vehicle route that provides access to Mackay Harbour and serves as an access route to numerous residential properties.

A safe and efficient roadway is essential for all motorists and better supports major industries including, tourism, resources and agriculture.


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

Key features

  • New road surface to improve ride comfort.
  • Upgraded line marking to improve delineation.
  • Improved signage to advise road users.


The Australian and Queensland governments are partners in the delivery of the $415 million jointly funded Road Stimulus Package to provide shovel-ready infrastructure projects and urgent road safety upgrades. Investment ID: 1695470

Total investment
$5 million
Australian Government
$4 million
Queensland Government
$1 million

Current status

Construction on the project started in late-2021 and was completed in March 2022.

Project map

Rockleigh - North Mackay Road map