Weekly Works Schedule

Schedule for week beginning Monday 26 October 2020

LOCATION

CONTROLS

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:

  • Clarks Road Dorrigo 
  • Deer Vale Road Dorrigo

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 / Flood Damage Rectification):

  • Martells Road Urunga

  • Wenonah Headland (gravel resheeting)
  • Rocky Creek Road Dorrigo
  • Harness Cask Road Dorrigo
  • Muldiva Road Dorrigo
    • Motorists to be aware of trucks and machinery on the road during works and drive to conditions

Slashing Operations:

To control roadside vegetation:

  • Roadside spraying on selected rural roads - weather dependant
  • Waterfall Way - Dorrigo to Coutts Water
  • Coramba Road and local roads around Megan
  • Local roads in the Bellingen area
    • Motorists to be aware that there will be mobile slashing works being undertaken and to comply with appropriate signage in place

Bankslashing:

  • Summervilles Road Gleniffer
  • Horseshoe Road Bellingen
  • Pine Creek Way (near Matthew Locke Bridge)
    • Motorists are requested to drive to conditions 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

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.

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

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