Decmil was appointed to construct a 1.5km realignment of the Bruce Highway at the southern approach to the town of Gin Gin.
The construction works consisted of over 150,000m3 of road excavation, intersection reconstruction, drainage, road lighting, sealing and asphalt works. The end result has realigned a dangerous section of highway that was notorious for serious traffic incidents, including heavy vehicle roll overs.
The specific components of the work included:
- Clearing and grubbing – 64,000m2
- General earthworks – 151,000m3
- Base/subbase – 7,000m3
- Subsoil drainage – 1.1km
- Stabilised pavement – 2000m3
- Asphalt – 10,000t
- Stormwater pipe – 975m
- Kerb and channel – 2.4km
- Guardrail – 700m
- Underground conduits – 2km
- Lighting – 60