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Panorama Drive, Yeppoon

Major Bypass Road Construction
Panorama Drive, Yeppoon

JRT were proud to be an integral part of this important project on the Capricorn Coast. The important link in the Livingstone Shire Council’s strategic road network provides a transport link to service the Capricorn Coast’s northern growth corridor as well as a critical alternate evacuation and supply route during natural disasters.
The $19 million, jointly-funded local and state government project is 3.8km long and traverses through very steep terrain. This terrain required expertise in large scale cut & fill, embankment stabilisation, significant retaining wall structures up to 20m high and large scale Bebo Arch bridge drainage culverts.

Given the unpredictability of the conditions on a site which was in an environmentally sensitive area, JRT faced a number of challenges regarding the need to rectify poor/unsuitable subsurface ground conditions. JRT still managed to deliver the project on-budget and ahead of schedule.

Client: Livingstone Shire Council
Location: Yeppoon, Capricorn Coast QLD
Total Project Value: $19M
Duration: 15 months
Man Hours: 120,000hrs
Lost Time in Injuries (LTI): 0hrs
Scope / Major Quantities:
– 130,000m2 of Clearing
– 180,000m3 of Major Excavation
– 30,000m2 of Bitumen Surfacing & Road Construction
– 3,500m2 of Keppel Block Retaining Walls up to 18m in height
– 3,000m2 of Engineered Slope Stabilisation