Paget and Ooralea

In the interests of traffic safety and the protection of the workers at the worksites, Mackay Regional Council asks for your cooperation and to please obey all displayed signage. Council apologises for any disruptions caused as part of scheduled road works and your patience is appreciated during these essential works.


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Last updated: 18/09/2018

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Short Term Road Works


Works will commence over the next two weeks, taking up to two weeks to complete (weather dependent).  The works can include minor road repairs, resealing and kerb installations.

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Major Projects


A Major Project includes full rehabilitation of the existing road.  The works will take months to complete and include excavations, rebuilding the road, relocation of services, resurfacing, line marking and re-instating areas that were disturbed during construction.

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Drainage Works


Maintenance works and repair of roadside drainage.

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Other General Works


Works other than roads, including building of footpaths and carparks.

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Road Reseals


Works to reseal the existing road with bitumen. Works usually take only 1-2 days to complete. Refer to specific location for more information.

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Roads Prone to Flood


This road or parts of this road are known to flood during heavy rainfall events.  Please drive with caution and use alternative routes where possible.

Major Projects

Road Works

Road Works

  • Mackay Ring Road, large Mackay and Surrounds area - Construction of a new two lane rural highway, 13 new bridges and dual lane roundabouts at each end.

Short Term Road Works

  • Schmidtkes Road Culvert, Schmidtkes Road - Drainage Works

Road Reseals

  • Nil

Other information

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Pothole Claims


Council carries no liability for damages resulting from potholes or any other hazards which arise through wear and tear.


Claims against council are seldom successful. Please read the fact sheet for an explanation about pothole claims.

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131940 - Traffic and Travel Information


Visit the 131940 website to view the real-time conditions of major state roads. The 131940 website is owned and operated by the Queensland Government through the Department of Transport and Main Roads.

Road works areas

Please be advised that the information submitted on this website relates to Mackay Regional Council works. Please be aware that projects undertaken throughout the region on our roads may also be carried out by the Department of Transport and Main Roads as well as other private developers.