Weekly Works Schedule

Schedule for week beginning Monday 25 May 2020

LOCATION

CONTROLS

FEATURED WORKS

Martells Road & Coramba Road Works to Commence - click here for more information

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 works on selected roads in Dorrigo urban and rural areas

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 & Drainage Maintenance):

  • McIndoes Road Deer Vale
  • Deer Vale Road
  • Sunny Corner Road - full length of unsealed road
  • Kalang Road

Slashing Operations:

To control roadside vegetation:

  • Roadside spraying on selected rural roads - weather dependant
  • Prices Road
  • Nashs Road
  • McIndoes Road
  • Deer Vale Road
  • Tyringham Road

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

GENERAL WORKS

  • Control of ground vegetation; spraying around roadside furniture

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 Newell 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.

Scoping of works at Crystal Falls, Waterfall Way which involves the extension of culverts upstream and some shoulder widening.  This area will be reduced to one lane with minor delays.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BRIDGE MAINTENANCE & CONSTRUCTION

SAVINS BRIDGE, MARTELLS ROAD

The replacement of Savins Bridge has now been rescheduled. The works will result in the road closure of Martells Road at Savins Bridge between 9 am on Tuesday 28 April 2020 and 3:30pm on Friday 29 May 2020.

Council respectfully requests motorists and residents to make alternate arrangements and plan their trips around this closure.  Alternate routes are available east of Savins Bridge via Giinagay Way and west via South Arm or Bowraville Roads.

Variable message boards are in currently in place and will be for the duration of the project, informing residents and motorists if any changes to these arrangements occur.

Council is working with the local bus company to ensure arrangements are made for residents with children that will be impacted by these works.

A turn around point for the bus will be provided on the western side of Savins Bridge, with pedestrian access for school children provided through the site. Changes to pick up and drop off times for residents to the east of the bridge will be as follows:

  • Pick up – 8 am 
  • Drop off – 4:10 pm

 

EMERGENCY CLOSURE OF TALLOWWOOD POINT BRIDGE, 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.  

Replacement of the structure will be undertaken upon the completion of currently scheduled works – 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.

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.

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

Council staff are currently working on the approaches to this bridge.

Possible short delays can be inspected  whilst these are unloaded from trucks, managed under traffic control.

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.

WEED & VEGETATION MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS

Please use the following hyperlink for further information

Current Pesticide Use Notifications