A new quarry at Scotchy Pocket is getting ready to open.
A new quarry at Scotchy Pocket is getting ready to open. Cathy Adams

Massive 200-trucks-a-day quarry to open near Gympie

A MULTI-MILLION dollar Scotchy Pocket quarry expected to be serviced by 200 trucks every day is hurtling towards opening with upgrades their Bruce Highway access roads now underway.

Lindleys Lane is being given a major overhaul as part of the development which is being built on a 540ha area near Mt Scotchy.

Under the plan which was given a green light by Gmpie Regional Council five years ago, developers Hy-Tec aims to extract at least one million tonnes of material every year.

The Curra site will be their fifth in the state and the second in the Gympie-South Burnett region.

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