Weekly Works Schedule

Schedule for week beginning Monday 17 June 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.

Trellis’

Council has awarded the fabrication of the trellis’. The connection of electricity supply and the construction and supply of the trellis’ is anticipated to take 6 – 8 weeks, and involves:

  • Finalisation of structural details & development of shop drawings - approved by Council and returend.
  • 3 weeks for galvanisation of the trellis’;
  • 1 week for powder coating;
  • In finalising this project,  coordination will occur with the businesses/residents for installation of the trellis’.

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

 

BITUMEN PATCHING

Pothole repairs to urban streets, where required.

Approaches to Slarkes Culvert, North Bank Road, Bellingen will be completed this week.

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

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.

SLOPE REHABILITATION WORK ON WATERFALL WAY FROM MONDAY 4 MARCH 2019

NSW Roads and Maritime Services will carry out slope stablilisation work which will also include reinstalling guardrail, pavement rehabilitation and line-marking.

Works will occur between the hours of 7am and 6pm weekdays from Monday 4 March 2019 and it is anticipated to complete the work by end of May 2019, weather permitting.

Due to the difficult terrain of the area, one lane will be closed with alternate traffic flow arrangements to allow for equipment to be moved and traffic delays of up to 10 minutes may be experienced.  If you have any questions, please contact Project Manager, Warren Martin on (02) 6640 1300.

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.

CONSTRUCTION WORKS:

Installation of New Water Service - Halpins Lane, Bellingen

Council will be installing a new water service in the western end of Halpins Lane at the intersection of Oak Street, Bellingen.

These works are scheduled for Wednesday, 26 June 2019 between the hours of 9.am  and 3pm, weather permitting.

This laneway will be closed at the western end (Oak Street entrance) during these works.  The rear access from Church Street to businesses and residences into this laneway will be managed under traffic control.

Council apologises for the inconvenience whilst these important works are undertaken.

Routine inspections of full length of Waterfall Way.

Maintain non-delineated sections 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:

Kerb and Gutter Constructions:

Newry Street, Urunga

Construction of 80m of kerb and gutter on both sides of Newry Street, Urunga at the intersection with Giinagay Way commencing on 3 June  2019.  Pavement rehabilitation works have been carried out in conjunction with the works. 

These works are nearing completion and weather pemitting it is hoped Newry Street will be sealed on Friday, 21 June 2019.

Bailey Street and Repton Road Intersection, Repton

Construction of 100m kerb and gutter on both sides of Bailey Street and 45m of Repton Road is planned commencing on 17 to 21 June 2019 .  Pavement rehabilitation works wll also be carried out in conjunction with the works.  The works are required to address:

  • Road safety by formalising the intersection
  • Drainage issues in Bailey Street
  • Pavement correction at the intersection

These works will managed under traffic control.

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 AND RESEALING PROGRAM 

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

General Works:

Backhoe operations will be undertaken on sealed roads:

Summervilles Road, Thora

Bowraville Road, Bellingen

Valery Road, Valery

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

MAINTENANCE GRADING AND RESEALS

Capital Works Program for  grading/resheeting is as follows (please note this may be subject to change and weather permitting):

  • Valery Road, Valery
  • Moonpar 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

No operations planned.

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

DORRIGO

Grading operations will occur on Moonpar Road, Dorrigo

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

Footpath replacement - Heritage Gardens

 

WEED & VEGETATION MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS

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Current Pesticide Use Notifications