Warrego Highway Flood Reconstruction, METD-2540 Marburg-Gatton QLD

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RPQ divisions:
RPQ Asphalt, RPQ Profiling, RPQ Spray Seal, Trico Asphalt

Project date:
July 2013 - June 2014

Value:
$22M

Client:
Golding Contractors / QTMR

Details:

As part of the NDRRA flood repair works, the RPQ Group were contracted for the rehabilitation and reconstruction of the Warrego highway pavements at 7 separate sites between Marburg and Gatton. Pavement design consisted of DG20HM at varying thickness, followed by DG14HS binder layer & DG14HS wearing course, including SAMI seals, seals and primes where required. Approximately 120,000 tonnes of AC pavement and 265,000 m2 of primes and seals laid.  Contra-flow conditions on several sections of the project enabled greater productivity.  Trico Asphalt were able to manufacture a plant-mixed foamed bitumen base material  incorporating virgin and recycled materials. This was manufactured and transported to site by RPQ for the Minden Range works.