Hammer time for $120.3m Mackay road project
The equipment will be used to drive 36 piles, ranging from 9.5m to 12.5m and weighing 6-8 tonnes, into Goosepond Creek in the next two weeks.
The Mackay Northern Access Upgrade project is expected to creat about 150 jobs altogether and will see additional lanes completed on the Bruce Highway between Ron Camm Bridge Rd and Bald Hill Rd.
Federal Member for Dawson George Christensen said the region was the focus if record road and transport investment at the moment.
“The northern entry to Mackay is being completely transformed by this project, in conjunction with work nearing completion on the Mackay Ring Raod,” he said.
The $120.3 million Mackay Northern Access Upgrade projecrt is jointly funded by the Federal Government ($96.3 million) and the State Government ($24 million).
CPB Contractors is principal contractor for the constructions.
IMAGE: The hammer and crane on site in Mackay.
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