Queensland Bridge & Civil
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Project Value: $13.2m

Project Duration: 80 weeks

Client: Department of Transport and Main Roads

Project Overview

This project involved the replacement of the two existing bridges on Mackay-Slade Point Road (Harbour Road) with new bridges and approaches. This project has increased both the bridge load capacities to facilitate the Port of Mackay and flood/storm surge immunity.

Project Characteristics

This contract included;

  • Traffic Management;
  • Tidal Flow Management;
  • Demolition of existing concrete bridges;
  • Earthworks;
  • Drainage works;
  • Stabilised pavement construction;
  • Retaining Wall Construction;
  • Asphalt and Bitumen Seal; 
  • Electrical Works;
  • Watermain removal and relocation;
  • Cast in-situ concrete piles;
  • Driven precast piles;
  • Bridge Concrete works;
  • Road Furniture and Landscaping.

Key Project Outcomes

The replacement bridges have been designed with an increased mass limit to better accommodate heavy vehicles transporting commodities such as fuel, sugar, mining equipment and grain to and from the Port of Mackay. The project has improved the connectivity and efficiency of Mackay's transport corridors and support the growth of industry in the region.