Weekly Works Schedule

Schedule for week beginning Monday 18 January 2021

FEATURED WORKS

GENERAL WORKS

  • Responding to service requests raised by the community.

BITUMEN PATCHING & ASPHALT WORKS 

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

Reseal Preparation (2020/21 Reseal Preparation Program):

  • North Dorrigo Township including Phillips Street, Rawson Street and Church Street
  • Yellow Rock area including Yellow Rock Road, Karen Street, Susan Street and Kylie Street

Road Patching:

  • To occur on major Coastal and Plateau arterial roads

MAINTENANCE GRADING, RESEALS AND SLASHING OPERATIONS

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

Grading Operations (Heavy Formation Grading / Gravel Resheeting / Flood Damage Rectification / Reseal Preparation):

  • Road assessment teams continuing to assess damage from the December 2020 flood event

Motorists to be aware of trucks and machinery on the road during works and drive to conditions. Works may be under traffic control and motorists are requested to follow all directions

Slashing Operations:

To control roadside vegetation:

  • Roadside spraying on selected rural roads - weather dependant
  • Select roads in the Gleniffer, Mylestom, Yellow Rock and Valery areas
  • Select roads in the Megan area - including Coramba Road
  • From Giinagay Way to Bellingen (in the New Year)
  • From Bellingen on Waterfall Way (West)
  • Roadside mulching works for sight distance/clearance on Coramba Road, between Megan and Mckays Creek Road intersection

Motorists to be aware that there will be mobile slashing works being undertaken, comply with appropriate signage in place and obey directions from traffic controllers

TOWN MAINTENANCE AND PARKS & RESERVES

Residents are requested to exercise care in the vicinity of these works and adhere to controls in place. Weather permitting
  • General town maintenance including mowing and edge trimming of all parks and reserves, cleaning of public amenities etc
  • Responding to service requests raised by the community

WATERFALL WAY & ROUTINE MAINTENANCE

Residents are requested to exercise care in the vicinity of these works and adhere to controls in place. Weather permitting

General Works:

  • Periodic defect reporting 

BRIDGE MAINTENANCE & CONSTRUCTION

Residents are requested to exercise care in the vicinity of these works and adhere to controls in place. Weather permitting

Dangar Falls Viewing Platforms:

Installation of new viewing platforms and new interpretive signage shelter, and upgrade to existing walkway, footpath and pavement upgrade to the existing car park. 

Works at the site are ongoing, with closure of the viewing platform necessary to facilitate the upgrade. Recent rock slip necessitates temporary closure of falls walk also.

Temporary Closure of Tallowwood Point Bridge on Promised Land Road, Gleniffer:

Following the immediate emergency closure of this bridge, investigations have been undertaken by Council Engineers and specialist structural engineers, identifying further defects within the structure. The structure has been recommended to remain closed until replacement can occur.  

Detailed design for replacement structure is underway. Replacement of the structure will be undertaken upon the completion of currently scheduled works – construction dates will be advised.

Tallowwood Point Bridge is located 7.2 kms along on Promised Land Road from the Gleniffer 4-way intersection at Gleniffer.  Access can be maintained either side of this bridge on the Promised Land Road.

Council does apologise for any inconvenience this closure for safety measures may cause to motorists and residents.

WEED & VEGETATION MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS

Please use the following hyperlink for further information:

Current Pesticide Use Notifications