The site of an approved Kepnock shopping centre development is transforming into a hub of activity with construction fencing in place and ready for earthworks to start this week.
The development was first approved in 2016 with the earthworks recently given the green light by Bundaberg Regional Council and scheduled to begin on Thursday.
Once constructed, the development will cover 11,472 square metres of the ten hectare subject land located at 106 FE Walker Street with the shopping centre to be built over four stages.
The first stage will feature a supermarket, franchised liquor outlet, three speciality retail shops, a kiosk and ground level parking for 273 vehicles.
A later stage will see a 142 square metre service station incorporated into the site.
This week, crews will begin work to establish the building pad for the proposed shopping centre.
The development application states earthworks will consist of mostly cut in the southern portions in the vicinity of the proposed carpark, with the building platforms for future structures being mostly fill.
Further applications for the remainder of the civil works, including the extension of Santalucia Boulevard and the installation of stormwater management and treatment infrastructure, will be submitted as the project continues.
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