Heroes Bridge emerges from the flames

At approximately 10pm on Friday 5 September 2014, a truck carrying 50 tonnes of ammonium nitrate rolled over and exploded on the Angellala Creek Bridge approximately 30km south of Charleville on the Mitchell Highway. The force of the explosion not only injured eight people, but destroyed the road bridge over Angellala Creek, irreparably damaged the … Read more

Foamed bitumen pavements thwart ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie

Photo of Camp Cable Road on Mt Lindesay Rd intersection underwater during flood

Transport and Main Roads’ investment in research and innovation is paying big dividends in the wake of ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie, with millions of dollars saved through more resilient pavements. The department’s foamed bitumen pavements, which when constructed in the right environment with appropriate stabilisation are more resilient to flooding, have survived unscathed in some of … Read more

TMR leading delivery of 2018 Commonwealth Games transport network

We at Transport and Main Roads are focused on delivering the best Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games possible by drawing on previous involvements to ensure our customers receive a positive Games experience. Planning and delivering the transport operations for the Games is our responsibility, in partnership with the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) … Read more

Get ready, Queensland

Queensland, what’s your plan? You’re at work when a massive crack of lightning rents the air, signifying a classic Queensland late afternoon storm is about to hit, just before you leave work. The pounding of glass tells you hail is beginning to fall hard. This storm is really starting to intensify, the sky is dark and it’s … Read more