Monkland and Glanmire Access Improvements (Drummond Drive and Penny Road Upgrades)
Upgrading Drummond Drive - July 2014
The Gympie Flood Mitigation Project has improved access between Gympie and the suburbs of Monkland and Glanmire. This project upgraded Drummond Drive to a Q100 level and increased its capacity to a commercial vehicle standard. Specific works included re-profiling, widening and re-sealing the road, replacing the existing bridge, and constructing a 7m wide gravel road, which provides an alternative access route during flood events. The Monkland and Glanmire area includes major industrial precincts to the south of Gympie with 200 businesses and 500 residential properties.