Weekly Works Schedule

Schedule for week beginning Monday 9 December 2019

LOCATION

CONTROLS

GENERAL WORKS

 

 

BITUMEN PATCHING & ASPHALT WORKS

The paveliner will be carrying out reseal preparation works:

  • Martins Road, Bellingen
  • Rigney Road, Brierfiled
  • Selected Roads in Bellingen Streets

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

GENERAL WORKS

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.

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.

NSW Roads and Mariitme Services will be conducting Inclinometer readings on the Dorrigo Mountain Tuesday and Wednesday.

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.

There will be no works carried out over the holiday period from Wednesday 18 December to Monday 13 January 2020.

Routine inspections of full length of Waterfall Way.

Slashing and Vegetation Control on Waterfall Way west of Dorrigo.

Drainage maintenance and roadside furnishings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BRIDGE MAINTENANCE & CONSTRUCTION

Reinstatement of footbridge at Bellingen Park.

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

Council has programmed the replacement of the existing Adams Bridge located 700m along Slingsby Road from the intersection with Coramba Raod, Megan with a steel/concrete composite structure.  These works will remove the existing load limit returning Slingsby Road to full freight capacity.

These works will involve the following changes to traffic arrangements between the dates of Monday 11 November to Friday 6 December 2019, weather permitting

  • Total closure of Adams Bridge to all throught raffic during this time
  • An alternate all-weather sidetrack will be provided
  • This area will be managed under traffic control signage.

The sidetrack will be an all-weather access with allowance for heavy vehicles, for example milk tanker.

In the lead up to these dates you will notice crews installing the temporary crossing and side track.  These works should ot impact road users beyond possible short delays whilst materials are unloaded.

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 which identified further defects within the structure.  As such a full load rating and structural report on this bridge is necessary and has been programmed.

These investigations will be undertaken late October, 2019 with findings being made available to Council mid-November.

Until the full extent of failures within the structure can be identified the bridge will remain closed to all traffic.  It is not yet known the date on which the bridge can be repaired and open to traffic.

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.

Emergency services, school bus drivers and a letter drop has been arranged by Council.

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.

TOWN MAINTNENANCE AND PARKS & RESERVES

Town Maintenance and Parks & Reserves:

Council crews will be undertaking:

  • Planting of ornamental grape vines in the Church Street North Precinct.
  • Maintenance and review of Council signs in the Bellingen area
  • Attendance to gardens in our townships.
  • Attendance to gardens and trees Bellingen Main Street.
  • Completion of upgrade of Urunga Library

 

MAINTENANCE GRADING, RESEALS AND SLASHING OPERATIONS

Bankslashing Operations:

No operations due to Total Fire Ban at this time.

Grading Operations:

Grading will be undertaken on South Arm Road, Urunga for the preparation of proposed resealing works (2 sections)

Keevers Drive - managed under traffic control arrangements.
 

Slashing Operations:

Coastal slashers will operate on:

  • Waterfall Way west of Dorrigo
  • Nobles Lane, Bellingen
  • Boggy Creek Road, Bellingen
  • North Bank Road, Bellingen

Resealing Preparation Works:

Council crews and an excavator will be undertaking work on road shoulders for the reseal preparation on the following:

  • Rigney Road, Brierfield
  • Selected Bellingen Streets

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

RESEALING PROGRAM

Council's Resealing Program is as follows, weather permitting

Please note these days may be subject to change but residents will be personally notified if this occurs:

Monday 9 December 2019:

  • Bonville St, Urunga
  • Minerva Lane (3 sections)
  • Newry Street East (2 sections)
  • Morgo Street, Urunga
  • Pilot Street, Urunga

Tuesday, 10 December 2019:

  • South Street, Urunga
  • Newry Street, Urunga
  • Old Punt Road, Urunga
  • Newry Island Place, Urunga
  • Old Coast Road, Raleigh

Wednesday 11 December 2019:

  • South Arm Rd, Urunga

Further works are programmed for  Thursday 12 to Saturday 14 December 2019 in Bellingen Town Streets - subject to contractor's availability.  

 

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DORRIGO

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

Council crews and an excavator will be undertaking work on road shoulders for the reseal preparation on the following:

  • Old Coast Road, Dorrigo
  • Acacia Street, Dorrigo
  • Bangalow Street, Dorrigo

 

WEED & VEGETATION MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS

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