Weekly Works Schedule

Schedule for week beginning Monday 15 May 2017

LOCATION

CONTROLS

BELLINGEN SHIRE LOCAL RESEALING PROGRAM

Council has completed its resealing program on local road infrastructure.  These roads included works on

  • Summervilles Road, Thora
  • Promised Land Loop Road, Gleniffer
  • Timboon Road, Gleniffer
  • Roses Road, Gleniffer
  • Gleniffer/Roses Road, Gleniffer
  • North Bank Road
  • Valery Road, Valery
  • Mylestom Drive, Mylestom

 

BITUMEN PATCHING

The paveliner will be carrying out repairs to various potholes on Waterfall Way

Road users are requested to exercise care in the vicinity of these works and adhere to traffic control in place.  Weather permitting.

WATERFALL WAY & ROUTINE MAINTENANCE

Emergency Safety Works - Waterfall Way on Dorrigo Mountain

SO Kerbworks - Dorrigo Mountain :

  • Works are being undertaken west of the Sherrard Falls (top waterfall)
  • Installation of new concrete drains adjacent to the westbound lane to improve road drainage and provide safety improvements for road users
  • Traffic control in place with delays of up to 5 minutes
  • One lane only throughout the normal working hours and reverting to 2 lanes outside of these hours
  • Duration of works remaining is anticipated to be 4-5 weeks, weather permitting.

Slashing operations of Waterfall Way will be undertaken. Motorists are requested to exercise care in the vicinity of these works and adhrere to traffic control in place.

Road Surface Improvements and Width Eichmann's Flat, Fernmount

Roads and Maritime Services advises motorists that delays of up to 5 minutes will be experienced at Fernmount from 29 May 2017.

Works to improve the road surfadce and width is being undertaken 600m east of Tyson Street Fernmount, known as Eichmann's Flat.  Works is scheduled to commence on Monday 29 May and is expected to be completed by end August 2017, weather permitting.

Work hours will be between 7am and 6pm from Monday to Friday and between 8am and 1pm on Saturdays.

 

Road users are requested to exercise care in the vicinity of these works and adhere to traffic control in place.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There will be some temporary traffic changes to ensure the safety of motorist sand workers including lane closures and a reduced speed limit.  Roads and Maritime Services apologies for any inconvenience caused.

For latest traffic information, visit  www.livetraffic.com, download Live Traffic App or call the Transport Management Centre on 132 701.

 

 

 

 

BRIDGE MAINTENANCE & CONSTRUCTION

As part of the Natural Disaster , detailed designs are in progress for the replacement of  Cooks Creek Bridge, Kalang Road, Kalang and McFadyens Bridge,  Gordonville Road, Gleniffer.    The construction of the  new bridges will take place without impacting on the current timber bridges to ensure there is minimal disruption to road users.  Once the bridges are completed the old structures will be removed.  It is anticipated that construction will commence in the coming weeks and with completion anticipated by mid June 2017.

Construction of new Cooks Creek Bridge, Kalang Road, Kalang:

  • Anticipated setting up of compound, site management plans and controls - Mid-May 2017.
  • Mobilisation of piling equipment and plant working beside the road.
  • Anticipated completion late July 2017.

Construction of McFadyens Bridge, Gordonville Road, Gleniffer:

  • Anticipated setting up of compounds, site management plans and controls (nil affect to traffic flow)
  • Mobilisation of piling equipment and plant will involve works beside the road with contractors minimising impact on traffic flow by timely deliveries to suit busy times road user activities.
  • It is anticipated the main structure will be completed mid July 2017.

Maintenance works Knights Bridge, Kalang Road, Kalang:

This bridge is located approx 17.3km from the intersection of Bowraville Road, Bellingen. Repairs have been undertaken and there is no load limit now on Knights Bridge.

Works are anticipated to commence on Tuesday 9 May 2017 for anticipated completion by Tuesday 16 May, 2017, weather permitting.

These works will be under traffic control - motorists are advised to exercise care in this vicinity.  Traffic will be calmed to reduce the speed over the bridge during works.

Reids Creek Bridge, Kalang:

Council will be installing and driving steel piles for the foundation for the new bridge which will result in closures (some may be lengthy delays due to nature of transfer of piles) of Kalang Road at this location.  These closures will be conducted under traffic control where road users may experience delays whilst piles are being positioned for driving. These works will commence on Monday 22 May 2017.

A temporary bridge and by-track downstream of existing bridge has commenced.  The existing bridge will be removal with the construction of a new 2 lane concrete bridge on the same alignment and widening of existing  approaches.

Council is presently attending to the approaches with installation of barriers in preparation of the construction.

Leans Creek Bridge, Darkwood Road, Thora:

As part of Natural Disaster Relief & Recovery Assistance funding works will be under construction works commencing May 2017, weather permitting.

These works include the design and construction of embankment reinstatement to Leans Creek Bridge located 2.8km from the intersection of Waterfall Way on Darkwood Road.

Richardsons Bridge, Darkwood Road, Thora:

As part of Natural Disaster Relief & Recovery Assistance funding, works will be under construction works commencing May 2017, weather permitting.

These works include the restoration of the existing timber bridge structure to its condition prior to the 2015 flood event. The replacement of damaged components will allow the load limit to be lifted on Richardsons Bridge which is located 14.9km from the intersection of Waterfall Way on Darkwood Road.

Road users are requested to exercise care in the vicinity of these works and adhere to traffic control in place.

Possible minor delays.

Cooks Creek and McFadyens Bridge are being constructed adjacent to existing bridges and every effort will taken by the contractor to minimise disruption to road users with timely deliveries outside of busy times.

 

 

 

Traffic control in place.  Motorists are requested to exercise care in this vicinity and adhere to any traffic control measures.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Traffic lights be in place to manage traffic flow during work hours for the duration of this work however manual traffic controll will be required at times.

During placement of the piles for the bridge, road users may experience short delays while piles are being positioned for driving for the foundation of the new bridge.  There will be no disruption to school bus operations or emergency services.

Vehicle message boards will display these expected delays.

 

 

 

 

Traffic control in place.  Motorists are requested to exercise care in this vicinity and adhere to any traffic control measures. Duration of works is anticipated to take 2 months, weather permitting.

 

 

 

 

Traffic control in place.  Motorists are requested to exercise care in this vicinity and adhere to any traffic control measures. Duration of works is anticipated to take 2 months, weather permitting.

GENERAL WORKS

Natural Disaster Recovery and Relief Works:

Final funding approval under Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA) for repairs to landslips, bridge and culverts has been received and works have been tendered and awarded under these arrangements. Details can be found at:

http://www.bellingen.nsw.gov.au/works-services/road-information/ndrra-flood-works   and are as follows:

Gordonville Road:  Repairs to slip located 5.1km from intersection of Gleniffer and Gordonville Roads.  These works will involve rectification of the slip to current road conditions and widths.  Works anticipated to commence early May 2017.  Monor disruptions and managed under traffic control.

Promised Land Loop Road:   Rectify slip to current road conditions and widths.  This slip is lcoated 1.1km on Promised Land Loop Road from the intersection of Gleniffer Road/Promised Land Loop Road, Gleniffer.  Minor disruptions and managed under traffic control.

 

 

MAINTENANCE GRADING

Grading and drainage  works will be undertaken on Whisky Creek Road, Dorrigo

 

Road users are requested to exercise care in the vicinity of these works and adhere to traffic control in place.

SLASHING

Roadside slashing will be undertaken on Waterfay Way.

Vegetation control will be occurring on Council local roads.

Road users are requested to exercise care in the vicinity of these works and adhere to traffic control in place.

DORRIGO

General town maintenance including mowing and edge trimming of all parks and reserves, cleaning of public amenities etc.

The following works will be continuing on:

Grading operations on Whisky Creek Road, Dorrigo

Road users are requested to exercise care in the vicinity of these works and adhere to traffic control in place.

 

 

TOWN MAINTENANCE

General maintenance of all parks, amenities and reserves

Mowing operations in Bellingen areas

Maintenance of Bellignen street furniture.

Maintenance of all gardens in the townships of Bellingen and Urunga

Playground inspections will be undertaken by Council's Town Maintenance personnel.

Road users are requested to exercise care in the vicinity of these works and adhere to traffic control in place.

WEED & VEGETATION MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS

Please use the following hyperlink for further information:

Current Pesticide Use Notifications