Four Fraser Coast roads to receive much-needed TLC

SEVERAL Fraser Coast streets are being upgraded as part of a $1.5-million resurfacing program.

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Four streets in the Maryborough and Hervey Bay areas will be resurfaced as part of the project.

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The asphalt resurfacing works are determined by annual inspections carried out by the Fraser Coast Regional Council’s ongoing asset inspection program.

Division 8 Councillor Denis Chapman said $5.5-million has been allocated to the resurfacing program in the current budget.

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Works are geared towards ensuring streets last as long as possible before they need to be replaced.

Cr Chapman said the project includes repairs and reprofiling sections of road as well as resealing.

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The current resurfacing program includes:

  • Long Street, Point Vernon (Corfield Street to Banksia Street);
  • Pallas Street, Maryborough (Kent Street to Ellena Street);
  • Agnes Court and Donald Court, Maryborough (Cul-de-sac heads only), and;
  • Eatonvale Road, Maryborough (Gympie Road to culvert 700 metres west of Gympie Road).

The project was awarded to Boral.

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“Residents will be notified before the works start so they can plan ahead and move cars off streets or out of driveways into nearby streets for ready access while the resurfacing is underway,” explained Cr Chapman.

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