Dept of Transport and Main Roads (TMR)


An update on the 2018 projects on the Peninsula Developmental Road (PDR) as part of the Cape York Region Package (CYRP) are holding an Industry Briefing in Weipa on Thursday 15 February 2018.

TMR will deliver three new road sealing projects in 2018;

Piccaninny Black Soil – 125 km north of Coen
Upgrading the existing 5.5 km of unsealed road to a nine metre wide sealed road including earthworks and drainage works. TMR will call for tenders for this project on 2 February 2018. The tender close date is 12 March 2018 and construction will commence mid-2018.

Telecom Tower to Archer River – 57 km north of Coen
Tenders for this project will also be called in early 2018. Construction is expected to commence in June 2018 and will involve widening, earthworks and drainage works.

Fairview to Kennedy West – 20 km north of Laura
This project will be delivered by RoadTek under the Sole Invitee arrangements. This approach provides opportunities for targeted continued development of Indigenous businesses seeking pre-qualification in the future.

TMR will host an Industry Briefing opportunity in Weipa on 15 February 2018 to inform the community and interested parties about tendering for the Piccaninny Black Soil and Telecom Tower to Archer River projects and any employment and sub-contracting opportunities associated with these.

Meeting details:

Thursday 15 February 2018
5-6pm – followed by networking opportunities
Albatross Bay Resort Function Room
10 Duyfken Crescent, Weipa

If you require further information about these works contact Mr Peter Agar, Program Director, CYRP by email at peter.w.agar@tmr.qld.gov.au by telephone on 4045 7181.

Further information regarding TMR’s 2018 Tender Processes is available here.