RGTCT road home to 300 new trees
The road to RG Tanna Coal Terminal (RGTCT) will soon be a little greener with 300 trees and new turf set to brighten up the roadside as part of Gladstone Ports Corporation’s (GPC) revitalisation works.
Maintenance and re-shaping work officially started on the northern shoulder of the road section of Bryan Jordan Drive last week.
The 7700 sqm area, which is home to pre-existing fig trees, will be joined by hundreds of additional low maintenance trees as well as turf on either side of the road.
GPC is now working to re-direct water pipes, construct a retaining wall and create three B-double truck stopping bays as well as add more signs to guide drivers.
Acting CEO Craig Walker said the makeover would liven up the area and add to the splendour of the parklands.
“Our vision to create a pristine area from the start of Bryan Jordan Drive at CQUniversity to the end at RGTCT,” Mr Walker said.
“The section of the road undergoing landscaping works is mostly used by GPC employees but it also connects up to the roundabout and walkways and we know the improvements will make the area feel complete.
“Our Marina is one of the most popular places in the region for the community to come and enjoy and we want every part of it to present beautifully to visitors and locals alike, especially as the welcome mat to Australia’s multi-premier commodity Port,” he said.
Works are expected to be completed later this year.