Principal: Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads
Location: Hope Island, Qld
Contract Value: $17,600,000
Completion Date: January 2010
Hope Island Road is a major road that feeds into the northern end of the Gold Coast. It has a high traffic flow and several businesses and landowners live and operate adjacent to or near the works.
Hope Island Road has been progressively upgraded to dual carriageway over the years and the section from Cova Boulevard to Boykambil was the remaining section. The contract required the installation of two major sets of traffic signals at Crescent Avenue and the newly constructed Mervyn Thomas Drive.
In addition a two lane service road was to be constructed to cope with future development along this section of Hope Island Road.
The scope of work included:
Some of the challenges met during construction of the Service Roads included the following:
The project was completed at the end of January 2010, which was three weeks ahead of the contractual completion date.
All quality objectives were achieved and scores awarded in the monthly relationship workshops remained high.