Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Floods Draw out Road Restoration

Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Floods Draw out Road Restoration

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Byline: ZANE JACKSON zane.jackson@qt.com.au

MOTORISTS travelling through Walloon and Karrabin in the coming months could face delays as work starts to improve flood-damaged roads.

Transport and Main Roads will undertake important restoration and reseal works on Haigslea-Amberley Road at Walloon and Karrabin- Rosewood Road at Karrabin.

A spokeswoman for the department said they had already planned for the sealing works to take place on these roads during this financial year.

But the floods experienced by the region in January caused C[pounds sterling]accelerated damageC[yen] to sections of the identified roads.

C[pounds sterling]As a result, the project scope was updated to also include surface restoration works to ensure the continued safety of all road users,C[yen] the spokeswoman said in a statement.

C[pounds sterling]These works are scheduled to commence March 21 and are expected to be completed by mid May 2011, weather permitting. …

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