Cloncurry Heavy Vehicle Area Upgrade

Cloncurry Rest Area

Cloncurry Shire Council

Cloncurry Shire, Queensland

Scope of Services

Engeny Water Management was engaged to perform drainage upgrades for the Cloncurry Cattle Saleyards and adjacent heavy vehicle parking area in Cloncurry Shire. The upgrades also comprised of new signage and TMR rest area facilities, pavement extensions, road design, and seal works. The Key Successes of the Heavy Vehicle Upgrade project included:

  • Innovative and fit for purpose drainage/road design. The design was well modelled and detailed, particularly when considering the site’s flat grades and existing fixed infrastructure
  • Engeny capital Estimate of $1.86 mil was very close to the final construction cost of $1.9 mil
  • Engeny managed the production of a detailed Cost Benefit Analysis and produced other funding application supporting documentation that was successful in the project receiving:
    • Federal Funding – 50%
    • State Funding – Nearly 50%
    • Local Council Contribution – Approx $30k
  • Positive feedback received on the end result from:
    • Council
    • Contractor
    • Community & Truck Drivers
    • Cows