ON THE ROAD: Cr Gavin Jones and Mayor Keith Campbell believe the South Burnett Regional Council region is on track to have one of the better road networks in Queensland.
ON THE ROAD: Cr Gavin Jones and Mayor Keith Campbell believe the South Burnett Regional Council region is on track to have one of the better road networks in Queensland. Jessica McGrath

HUGE LIST: 130 roads set for upgrades to improve network

AS ROAD conditions continue to improve across the region, upgrade jobs will become quicker and better over the next few years.

This is according to South Burnett Regional Council roads portfolio holder Gavin Jones, who is confident council will grade the entire South Burnett roads network as promised.

"Our roads network is improving every day - our staff are doing a wonderful job,” Cr Jones said.

The new roads scheme, launched last year, has turned customer complaints into positive feedback.

"We are not perfect, we still make the odd mistake but this road network will continue to improve,” Cr Jones said.

After a significant improvement to road conditions in the first year, the next two years of the scheme will be vital to maintaining and improving the quality of the South Burnett road network.

Mayor Keith Campbell said council was on the right track when it came to the region's roads.

"The promises that were made in relation to what this program was going to deliver has yielded exactly what it said it would deliver,” Cr Campbell said.

Work scheduled to start soon includes the reconstruction of the sealed and unsealed sections of Boyneside's Niagara Rd.

There will also be a bridge replacement along Stonelands Rd and bitumen resealing works during September and October.

Here's the full list of roadwork scheduled to be completed over the next few months:

Gravel resheeting and heavy formation grade

September: Wilsons Rd, O'Dea Rd, Farmers Rd, Red Hill Rd.

October: Mondure Crossing Rd, Wooden Hut Rd, Robin and Lee Rd.

November: Mustons Rd, Wattlegrove Rd.

Pavement repairs

September: Wondai Proston Rd.

Shoulder maintenance

September: Bunya Mountains Rd, Kingaroy Cooyar Rd, D'Aguilar Highway, Proston Abbeywood Rd.

October: Maidenwell Bunya Mountains Rd, Nanango Tarong Rd.

November: Gayndah Hivesville Rd (shoulder resheet).

Patrol grading

September:

Alice Creek (Alice Creek Rd, Barbours Rd, Clarkes Rd, Parkers Rd, Tuites Rd, Williams Rd, Dascombes Rd).

Balogie (Evans Rd, J Hunter Rd, Knopke Rd, Walkers Rd, Lawsons Rd, McLucas Rd, Pryor Rd, Seiler Rd, Underwoods Rd, Wonga Cres).

Benair (Reedy Creek Rd, Strongs Rd, Kumbia Minmore Rd, Wattlegrove Rd, Winters Rd).

Dangore (Pedersens Rd).

Goodger (Neale Rd, Staiers Rd, Tigells Rd).

Haly Creek (Brookless Rd, Findlays Rd, Flagstone Rd, Haly Creek Rd, Mustons Rd).

Kumbia (Collier St, Dicks Rd, Enderby, Francis Rd, Hays Rd, Janetzki St, Kumbia Back Rd, Maize Company Rd, Nollers Rd, Roberts Rd).

Mannuem (Johnstons Rd, Wolskis rd, Hancocks Rd, McMurdys Rd).

October:

Benair (Benair Rd).

Booie (Birt Rd, Haydens Rd North Side, millards Rd, Millers Rd, Radunzs Rd, Reinbotts Rd, Schellbachs Rd).

Coolabunia (Franklin Rd, Wiedens Rd).

Corndale (Childs Rd, McLennans Rd).

Cushnie (Home Creek Loop Rd, Morris Rd).

Goodger (Buttsworth Rd, Edenvale South Rd, Weeks Rd, Whiterock Rd).

Gordonbrook (Cooleys Rd, Half Mile Creek Rd, Holts Rd, Pointons Rd, Slattery Rd, Trouts Rd, Weens Rd, Wicks Rd).

Inverlaw (Barrons Rd, Deep Creek Rd, Hoopers Rd, Luck Rd, Minmore Rd, Ten Chain Rd, Wooden Hut Rd).

Kingaroy (Hodges Rd, Klass & Tones Rd, Lankowskis Rd).

Melrose (Hunters Rd).

Taabinga (Toomeys Rd).

Wattlecamp (Old Wondai South Rd).

Wilkesdale (Andersons Rd, Belgrave Rd, Giblin Rd, McKenzie Rd, O'dea Rd, Vanderlugt Rd, Wilkes Rd, Melrose Rd).

Wooroolin (Cants Rd).

Boom mowing

September:

Benarkin North (Williams Rd); Blackbutt (Griffin Rd); Blackbutt North (Crumpton Drive, Anita Rd); Bunya Mountains (Bunya Mountains Rd); Taromeo (Taromeo Rise).

October:

Brooklands (Nanango Brooklands Rd); East Nanango (East Nanango Rd); Ellesmere (Parker Rd); Haly Creek (Ellesmere Rd, Findlays Rd, Haly Creek Rd); Hodgleigh (Hodgleigh North Rd); Nanango (Carbeen Crescent, Hicken Way); Tarong (Devereux Drive, Tanduringie Drive, Norman Rd, Raymond Rd).

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