Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Paget Gain Worth Pain; Work Set to Start on Vital $27M Connors Rd Project

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Paget Gain Worth Pain; Work Set to Start on Vital $27M Connors Rd Project

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Janessa Ekert

janessa.ekert@dailymercury.com.au

THE Connors Rd upgrade will be inconvenient but Paget businesses are looking forward to its start.

Mackay Regional Council civil projects manager Rob Perna will speak about the $27million project at a breakfast meeting today organised by Mackay Area Industry Network (MAIN).

C[pounds sterling]The Connors Rd upgrade will impact on more than 30 of MAIN's members in the Paget Industrial Estate,C[yen] MAIN member services co-ordinator Karen McIntyre said.

C[pounds sterling]The project is a vital piece of infrastructure that will ensure the estate will be able to cater to the rapid growth taking place.C[yen]

Mackay Stickers and Signs part-owner Russell Jordan said the work was long awaited; he's very much been looking forward to it.

C[pounds sterling]There'll obviously be some short-term pain but there's a lot of long-term gain,C[yen] Mr Jordan said.

Council had been communicating with all affected businesses, he said, and would give monthly updates once work began. …

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