• Environmental Planning

Road Infrastructure Case Study

extractive_industry

Key project information

Sector: Road Infrastructure

Client: Department of Transport and Main Roads

Location: South East Queensland

Project dates: 2016

Services provided

  • Ecological services provided
    • Ecological planning approvals advice/negotiation
    • Ecological field surveys
    • Ecological reporting/planning application
    • Ecological impact mitigation planning
    • Protected Plants Survey
    • GIS Mapping
  • Project Overview

    Our client is Queensland Governments Department of Transport and Main Roads. The Department is charged with road planning, building and maintenance throughout the state.

    New Ground was engaged to identify ecological risks to the proposed upgrade to a road in the Gold Coast Hinterland. Further, we were commissioned to identify options for mitigating potential impacts on protected plants in particular.

  • Key project outcomes
    • Rapid identification of risks to project;
    • Implementation of mitigation measures to avoid impact while achieving original project objectives of client.