Bruce Highway Safety Works, Isaac LGA to Alligator Creek

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (Mackay – Whitsunday District) engaged Projex Partners to conduct a road safety review to identify areas of safety concern locations under the Bruce Highway Safety Program. The section of the Bruce Highway investigated extends from Granite Creek, on the electoral boundary between Isaac Regional Council and Rockhampton Regional Council to Alligator Creek, between Mackay and Sarina. This 160km stretch of road passes the towns of St Lawrence, Clairview, Carmila, Ilbilbie, Koumala and Sarina. In total 383 hazardous or potentially hazardous items were identified for improvement including items such as improved signage, improved delineation, improved intersection operation and improved roadsides.

Projex Partners developed a reporting system to assist TMR in its prioritisation of the safety works packages in this section.

Road Safety Audit – Commissioners Flat Road, Peachester

Sunshine Coast Council engaged Projex Partners to complete a Road Safety Audit of the existing Commissioners Flat Road, Peachester.

This audit covered approximately 5.3km of the existing Commissioners Flat Road, between the intersections of Kilcoy Beerwah Road (also referred to as Peachester Road) and Page Road.

The results of the audit were used by Council in formalising a submission for Blackspot funding.

Road Safety Audit – Kiel Mountain Road, Kiel Mountain

Projex Partners was engaged by Sunshine Coast Council to complete a Road Safety Audit of the existing Kiel Mountain Road, Kiels Mountain.

The audit covered approximately 3.4km of the existing Kiel Mountain Road, Kiels Mountain between the intersection of Eudlo Flats Road and the Bruce Highway overpass.

The results of the audit were used by Council in formalising a submission for Blackspot funding.

Maroochydore City Centre Initial Intersection Design

Projex Partners was engaged by SunCentral for the planning and design (including preparation and evaluation of options) for new intersections accessing the planned Maroochydore City Centre Priority Development area. Input has included design associated with 2 major urban intersections including a complex signal controlled roundabout at Aerodrome Road and First Avenue, Maroochydore including coordination of specialist sub-consultants.

Planning has included versatility for accommodation of possible future light rail or dedicated bus lanes as coordinated with Council’s allied transport projects.

The project has entailed stakeholder management and negotiation with TMR with a view to securing agreement between TMR and Council of the planning and operational merit of the proposed signal controlled roundabout.

The project also involves the upgrading of 2 intersections to provide a fourth leg into the Maroochydore City Centre at Bungama Street and Dalby Street.

Lot 890 Regatta Boulevard, Wurtulla

Lot 890 Regatta Boulevard, Wurtulla is a proposed medium density development of 89 townhouses, on-site parking and green space.

Projex Partners was engaged to prepare an Integrated Water Management Plan (IWMP) to support a Material Change of Use application for the proposed development at Lot 890 on SP148396 located at Regatta Boulevard in Wurtulla.

The intention of the Integrated Water Management Plan is to integrate elements of the water cycle, including drinking water, stormwater, wastewater and groundwater, to reduce impacts on the environment, infrastructure and the community.

Projex Partners was also engaged to complete a Traffic Impact Assessment (TIA) and analysis using SIDRA and Stormwater Management Plan to assess performance of the existing Nicklin Way/ Regatta Blvd and Nicklin Way/ Moondarra Street intersections including queue spill back consideration.

195 Parklands Boulevard, Little Mountain

195 Parklands Boulevard, Little Mountain is a proposed medium density development consisting of 174 dwellings and community care space.

Projex Partners was engaged to prepare an Integrated Water Management Plan (IWMP) to support a Material Change of Use application for the proposed development on Lot 1 RP196200 located at 195 Parklands Boulevard in Little Mountain.

The intention of the Integrated Water Management Plan is to integrate elements of the water cycle, including drinking water, stormwater, wastewater and groundwater, to reduce impacts on the environment, infrastructure and the community.

Projex Partners was also engaged to complete a Traffic Impact Assessment (TIA) to assess the potential effects of the proposed development on the adjacent intersections of Parklands Boulevard/Meridan Way and Parklands Boulevard/Ivadale Boulevard.