Weekly Works Schedule

Schedule for week beginning Monday 30 March 2020

LOCATION

CONTROLS

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 the shire

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):

  • Summervilles Road
  • Coramba Road
  • Boggy Creek Road (flood damage drainage)

Slashing Operations:

To control roadside vegetation:

  • Various roads throughout the shire

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.

Waterfall Way/Dome Road Intersection - Overlay and Widening of the Pavement with Improved Turning Lanes into Dome Road off Waterfall Way, Dorrigo

Council has programmed overlay and widening of hte pavement with improved turning lanes into 
Dome Road from Waterfall Way, Dorrigo.  The scope of the works is on Dome Road at the intersection of Waterfall Way.

These works will involve the following change to traffic arrangements during working hours only between the hours of 7am to 6pm, weather permitting:

  • Alternating one lane temporary road closure of Waterfall Way during working hours only being 7am - 6pm
  • This area will be managed under traffic control arrangements

Arrangement shave bene made for emergency services access if required.

Council requests motorists the widening of three culverts and improvements to the surface drainage in this location.

The duration of these works is anticipated to be 3 months, commencing Tuesday, 3 December 2019.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BRIDGE MAINTENANCE & CONSTRUCTION

ADAMS BRIDGE, SLINGSBYS ROAD, MEGAN - BRIDGE CLOSURE AND SIDETRACK FOR BRIDGE REPLACEMENT 

Council has completed the replacement of the existing Adams Bridge located 700m along Slingsbys Road from the intersection with Coramba Road, Megan with a steel/concrete composite structure.  These works have removed the load limit for this bridge.

Over the coming weeks tidy up works will be undertaken by Council staff and contractors. Please use caution when travelling through this area.

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