Roads

Council manages an extensive roads network.

The vast majority of our roads, 758.3 kilometres, are unsealed and there are 377.38 kilometres of sealed roads which includes 67.6 km Regional Roads (state road) and 4.77 km parking lane adjacent to highway.

There are 52 timber bridges and 79 concrete and other bridges throughout the Local Government Area.

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF THE WATER CASK CREEK BRIDGE ON SHANNON VALE ROAD

Please be advised that the bridge over the Water Cask Creek on Shannon Vale Road will be closed from Monday 19 June 2017 to allow for decking and approach works to be carried out. It is expected that these works will be completed in three (3) to four (4) weeks. The bridge will be closed to through traffic at various stages throughout the project and updates will be posted on Council’s Facebook page and website.

We endeavour to complete these works with minimal impact on residents and please be assured that Council will accommodate any emergency situations where access is required. Council regrets any inconvenience that these works may cause and thanks you for your understanding and co-operation.

If you require any further information please contact Council’s Department of Infrastructure Services on telephone 02 6730 2371.

 

ROAD WORKS ON TAYLOR STREET, ROBINSON AVENUE, OXFORD STREET AND HERON STREET
 
Please be advised that road sealing works will commence in the following locations from Monday 19 June 2017. Working hours will be between 7.30am and 4.30pm and works are expected to be completed in two (2) days.
 
- Taylor Street (between Church Street and Grey Street)
- Robinson Avenue
- Oxford Street (between George Street and Cross Street)
- Heron Street (unsealed shoulder between Church Street and Lawrence Street)
 
Updates and any changes to dates for closures will be posted on Council’s Facebook page and website.
 
While we endeavour to complete these works with minimal impact on residents, minor traffic disruptions are expected at various stages and on street parking will be prohibited while these works are carried out. Please be assured that contractors will be available on site to accommodate any emergency situations where access is required. Council regrets any inconvenience that these works may cause and thanks residents and motorists for their understanding and co-operation. If you require any further information please contact Council’s Department of Infrastructure Services on telephone 02 6730 2371.

 

ROAD WORKS ON EMMAVILLE ROAD AT THE BOTTOM OF RUMMERYS HILL

Please be advised that road works commenced on Emmaville Road in the week beginning 29 May 2017. Council staff are undertaking road widening as part of the Roads and Maritime Services Black Spot Funding Program.  Working hours are between 7.30am and 5.00pm. Traffic is being controlled with lights and motorists should expect only minor delays. Works are expected to continue for two (2) to three (3) weeks and Council kindly requests that motorists approach the area with caution and obey all traffic controls.

 

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF THE BEARDY WATERS BRIDGE ON SHANNON VALE ROAD POSTPONED

Please be advised that the works that were scheduled on the bridge over the Beardy Waters on Shannon Vale Road from Tuesday 13 June have been postponed. Further investigation is required prior to the commencement of these works.  If you require any further information please contact Council’s Department of Infrastructure Services on telephone 02 6730 2371.

Council endeavours to complete these works with minimal impact on residents and please be assured that Council will accommodate any emergency situations where access is required. Council regrets any inconvenience that the road closures may cause and thanks residents and motorists for their understanding and co-operation.  If you require any further information please contact Council’s Department of Infrastructure Services on telephone 02 6730 2371.