Weekly Works Schedule

Schedule for week beginning Monday 25 September  2017

LOCATION

CONTROLS

BELLINGEN TOWN CENTRE BEAUTIFICATION PROJECT

The Bellingen Town Centre  Beautification Project has been jointly funded by Council and the NSW Roads and Maritime Services.  The next two stages of the town Centre beautification will deliver much needed amenities, aesthetics and improvement to infrastructure.  

Update  Monday 25 September 2017:

Council will be returning to continue works in the Oak Street precinct and Church Street to:

  • Grind, hone and seal the concrete footpath followed by infill paving at the Oak Street intersection
  • Installing landscape walls which includes lighting at this intersection of Oak and Hyde Streets, Bellingen
  • Installation of street furniture footings in both areas at Oak Street and Church Street intersections with Hyde Street
  • Installation of electrical conduits at the Church and Hyde Street intersections.

Once these works are completed, demolition works will commence on Wednesday 4 October 2017 at the corner of Hyde and Church Streets in the vicinity of Cardow's Real Estate.  

While every effort is being made to reduce the impact on businesses, residents and the community from these works and taking into consideration the extremely dry conditions, Council would like to express its appreciation for your understanding and patience.

Please note Bellingen RSL Sub Branch holds the Rememberance Day ceremony at Lone Pine at Piggott Park, Bellingen and these works will not affect this ceremony. 

CHANGED TRAFFIC CONDITIONS:

This area will be a 40kph work site and maintained under traffic control.  Pedestrians and motorists are requested to exercise care in this vicinity.

Council apologises for any inconvenience experienced during these works to the community and road users.

All work will require traffic control with partial road closures in place.  The community is urged to take care while work is underway and follow the directions of the traffic control teams.

BITUMEN PATCHING

The paveliner will be carrying out general potholes repairs where needed.

Preparation of shoulders for reseal of Kalang Road, Kalang

Heavy Patching works and replacement of kerb and gutter will occur in the vicinity of Nos 49, 42, 44 and 51 Rosedale Drive, Urunga.  The works will involve:

  • Heavy patching in 2 isolated areas to replace the failed pavement
  • Replace 50m of borken kerb
  • Replace two driveway accesses and associated kerb

Works schedule for Friday 22 September 2017 for approx 9 days, weather permitting.

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

GENERAL WORKS:

Slashing operations will be undertaken on Waterfall Way.

Attendance to defects brought to Council's attention by service requests from the community

Routine inspections of full length of Waterfall Way.

Replacement and repair to guide posts on Waterfall Way.

 

Motorists are requested to exercise care in and adhere to traffic changes in place to ensure safety of motorists and workers with a reduced speed limit in place.

BRIDGE MAINTENANCE & CONSTRUCTION

 

Repairs to defects on the following bridges will be undertaken at Keanes, Hoffmans, Spicketts Bridge, Brownlees, Uptons, Sheridans and Boggy Creek Bridges and culverts.

NATURAL DISASTER WORKS:

As part of the Natural Disaster  replacement of  McFadyens Bridge,  Gordonville Road, Gleniffer is nearing completion.    The construction of this  new bridge will take place without impacting on the current timber bridges to ensure there is minimal disruption to road users.  Once the bridge is completed the old structure will be removed.  

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

  • Nearing completion with remaining works requiring construction of approaches.

Construction of McFadyens Bridge, Gordonville Road, Gleniffer:

It is anticipated that this project will continue uninterrupted with completion in September 2017.

Leans Creek Bridge, Darkwood Road, Thora:

As part of Natural Disaster Relief & Recovery Assistance funding works will be under construction works commencing August 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 late October 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GENERAL WORKS

Repairs Sewer - Morgo Street Urunga

Council will be undertaking necessary repairs to a manhole and associated pipes at the southern end of Morgo Street, Urunga.  These works are scheduled for Tuesday 26 September 2017, weather permitting.

This area will be managed under traffic control during working hours at the intersection of Newry Street East and South Street East and through to the Soccer Fields.  Residents are requested to exercise care in this vicinity.

Rosedale Drive, Bellinger Keys, Urunga

Council will be undertaking necessary reapirs to the failed sections of road in the vicinity of Nos 49, 42, 44 and 51 Rosedale Drive, Urunga.  These works will involve heavy patching in 2 isolated areas to replace failed pavement, replace 50m of broken kerb and replace 2 driveway accesses and associated kerb.  These works are scheduled for commencement on Friday 22 September 2017 for approx 9 days, weather permitting.  These works will be under supervision of traffic control and residents and road users are requested to exercise care in this vicinity.

RESHEETING PROGRAM:

Council will be undertaking resheeting works on the following roads.  These areas will be managed by traffic control and road users are requested to exercise care in the vicinity and adhere to traffic control in place.

Promised Land Road:  Three sections along Promised Land Road  located at 4.93km, 2.77km and 6.23km commencing on 20 September 2017 for a duration of 7 days, weather permitting.

Promised Land Road:  At the location of 7.09km along Promised Land Road commencing on 20 September 2017 for a duration of 4 days, weather permitting. 

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:

Minor Sites:  There was approximately 190 minor sites. Council has  performed the work on approximately 175 of these sites and is on target for completion by end of September  2017.

Approximately 15 sites have been sent out for quotation with the Contracts  with the works anticipated for completion end of September  2017.

 

MAINTENANCE GRADING

Formation grade works will be undertaken in preparation for resealing works on Promised Land Road, Gleniffer.

Grading works will be undertaken in Dorrigo on the shoulders of Shephards Road, Dorrigo.

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

SLASHING AND VEGETATION CONTROL

Vegetation control will be undertaken on all school bus routes.

Slashing operations will be undertaken on Waterfall Way.

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.

Shouldder grading works on Shephards 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 in Bellingen and Urunga

Maintenance of all gardens and cemeteries in the Urunga area.

General garbage collection.

Attending to Service Requests highlighting concerns from the community and street furniture repairs ie tables

 

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

WEED & VEGETATION MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS

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Current Pesticide Use Notifications