Weekly Works Schedule

Schedule for week beginning Monday 19 August 2019

LOCATION

CONTROLS

BELLINGEN TOWN CENTRE UPGRADE PROJECT CHURCH ST NORTH PRECINCT

Bellingen Main Street Upgrade Accessibility Project - Church Street North Precinct

The Church Street North Precinct works are nearing completion with the remaining activities being the installation of the Trellis’ Structure and power installation anticipated  by end of September 2019.

Council thanks you for your patience and understanding whilst these works have been and continue to be finalised for this project.

 

BITUMEN PATCHING & ASPHALT WORKS

Pothole repairs will be carried out  on streets in Bellingen and attending to Service Requests from th community.

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

Culvert extensions located at Hyndmanns Fernmount will continue this week.

Bankslashing operations wll be undertaken on Waterfall Way on Dorrigo Mountain.

Shoulder grade will occur on Waterfall Way west of Dorrigo which will include reseal preparation.

ROAD REBUILDING AND WIDENING ROAD SHOULDERS ON WATERFALL WAY FROM 27 MAY 2019 - 6KM EAST OF BELLINGEN - HYNDMANS

The NSW Government is funding essential maintenance work on Waterfall Way to provide a safer, stronger and longer lasting road.

Roads and Mariitime Services has engaged Bellingen Shire Council to carry out the work, which will involve rebuilding a 800 metre section of road, about 6 kilometres east of Bellingen.

Work will commence on Monday 3 June 2019 and will take ten weeks  to complete, weather permitting.  We will be working between 6am and 6pm Monday to Friday.

The works will involve the use of machinery which will generate some noise.  Every effort to minimise noise by turning machinery off when not in use and positioning machinery away from residential areas where possible.  Access to properties will be maintained at all times.

Traffic changes will involve reduction to one lane, alternate flow during work hours.  A reduced speed limit will be in place for the safety of workers and motorists.  Motorists are advised to plan their journey, allow extra travel time and follow all directions and signs.

During these works for a period of approximately 1 week, this secftion of Waterfall Way will be reduced to one lane -  24 hours a day,  for the  pipe culvert  replacement .  This will be under traffic lights and notification of Variable Message Boards.

Should you have any questions, please contact the Project Manager, Ben Wright on (02) 6640 1307 or benwright@rms.nsw.gov.au.

CLOSURE OF ONE LANE WATERFALL WAY, DORRIGO MOUNTAIN

Roads and Maritime Services have declared a one lane closure on  Waterfall Way on Dorrigo Mountain.

A downhill slip during recent wet weather has necessitated the closure of the east bound lane located 500 metres of Newall Falls on the mountain.  This area will be monitored daily for the next 3 weeks.

This section of closed road has been reduced to 40km speed limit and is controlled under traffic lights.

Routine inspections of full length of Waterfall Way.

One lane closure and a 40km/h speed limit will be in place during works hours and may afffect travel times.  Alternate traffic flow arrangements will be in place.

Work will commence on Monday 3 June 2019 and will take approximately ten weeks  to complete, weather permitting.  We will be working between 6am and 6pm Monday to Friday, 

During these works for a period of approximately 1 week, this secftion of Waterfall Way will be reduced to one lane -  24 hours a day,  for pipe culvert  replacement .  This will be under traffic lights and notification of Variable Message Boards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One lane closure and a 40km/h speed limit will be in place during works hours and may afffect travel times.  Alternate traffic flow arrangements will be in place between 7am and 6pm and motorists should allow up to 10 minutes extra travel time during this work.  

Traffic will be returned to two lanes after working hours.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BRIDGE MAINTENANCE & CONSTRUCTION

CONSTRUCTION:

Slarkes Culvert North Bank Road - Approximately 3km from Bellingen

A temporary timber bridge has been constructed over this failed culvert.  This allows for no load limit and access whilst investigations for a long-term replacement are completed.

This location whilst not load limited this area will remain under a lower speed limit.

DEEP CREEK BRIDGE, CORAMBA ROAD, DORRIGO

Council has engaged contractors for the replacement of Deep Creek Bridge located on Coramba Road 3km from the intersection of Waterfall Way, Dorrigo.

Works will commence on Monday 13 May 2019 for approxuimately 13 weeks, weather permitting with completion anticipated mid-August 2019.

Motorists may experience short delays at various times during the construction.

The replacement of this ageing bridge with a dual lane concrete bridge on a revised alignment will involve:

  • Removal of the existing bridge deck
  • Construction of a new dual lane concrete bridge with a shared path
  • Realignment of the road approaches.

Council requests motorists and residents plan their trips around these works.  Council apologises for any inconvenience experienced by residents and road users. Should you have any enquiries please contact Customer & Business Services on 02 6655 7300.

GENERAL WORKS

Urunga Boardwalk Deck Replacement - Stage 1

Council will be carrying out deck replacement works to be first 400m of the Urunga Boardwalk (starting at Reflections Caravan park end), commencing on Monday 9 September for a period of 3 weeks until Friday 27 September, 2019, weather permitting.

During this period there will be no access to the Boardwalk between the hours of 7.00am - 4.00pm - Monday to Friday.

The boardwalk will be open for public use outside of these hours and during the weekends.  Council requests pedestrians and residents to adhere to any signage, barricading and traffic control in place.
Council will endeavour to keep disruption to a minimum as far as practicable and apologises for any inconvenience experienced.

Town Maintenance and Parks & Reserves:

Council crews will be undertaking:

  • Mowing Connell Park and other sporting grounds
  • Maintenance and review of Council signs in the Bellingen area
  • Attendance to gardens in our townships.
  • Attendance to gardens and trees Bellingen Main Street.
  • Repairs to and replacement of footpaths Urunga
  • Building repairs and construction work on Urunga Libary and amenities building.

General Works:

Pavement Rehabilitation and Associated Drainage Works - South Arm Road, Raleigh

Council will be undertaking pavement rehabiliation and associated drainage works on South Arm Road, north of Riverside Drive, Raleigh.

The duration of these works is anticipated to be 5 weeks commencing on Monday 29 July 2019 with completion by 29 August 2019, weather permitting.

 

These works will be maintained under traffic control.  Road users are requested to adhere to traffic control in place.

 

Traffic movements will operate under traffic control arrangements during construction periods and road users may experience delays.

Council apologises for any inconvenience experienced by residents and road users.

 

MAINTENANCE GRADING AND RESEALS

Grading will be undertaken on:

  • Grading and resheet will occur on Darkwood Road, Thora

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

WATER AND SEWERAGE WORKS

Council will be carrying out emergency repairs to a section of the water main located in Newry Island Drive, Urunga.

These works are scheduled for Monday, 12 Augsut 2019 between the hours of 9am and 3pm, weather permitting.
These works will result in interruptions to Council's water supply.

Council apologises for any inconvenience and residents are advised  that upon reconnection of the water to run their water until clear.  Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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

DORRIGO

Earl Page College Annual Charity Run:

The Earle Page College will be conducting on Friday 23 to Sunday 25 August 2019, their annual charity run from Armidale to Coffs Harbour to raise funds for the Children's Medical Research Institute.  The run will involve multiple runners as a relay and will be accompanied by a bus and pilot vehicles.  Motorists are advised that the following roads willb e used for the run within Bellingen Shire:

  • Waterfall Way from intersection with Armidale Road to Deer Vale Loop Road
  • Deer Vale Loop Road to the intersection with Waterfall Way
  • Overnight stay in Dorrigo
  • Coramba Road from Dorrigo to Megan then to Brooklana.

Shoulder grade will occur on Waterfall Way, West of Dorrigo

Heavy patching works will occur  on Dorrigo Mountain

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

Pavement works following NBN installations in Dorrigo.

WEED & VEGETATION MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS

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