Weekly Works Schedule

Schedule for week beginning Monday 21 October 2019

LOCATION

CONTROLS

BELLINGEN TOWN CENTRE UPGRADE PROJECT CHURCH ST NORTH PRECINCT

Bellingen Main Street Upgrade Accessibility Project - Church Street North Precinct

The Church Street North Precinct works are nearing completion with the installation of the Trellis’ Structure and power installation.

There will be eco jarrah timber inserts placed on the coated steel trellis' structures.

Extra seating and tables for seating for people with a disability are ordered and upon arrival will be installed.

Council thanks you for your patience and understanding whilst these works are being finalised  for this project.

 

BITUMEN PATCHING & ASPHALT WORKS

Pothole repairs and edge breaks will l be carried out  in the Bellingen area.

 

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

Culvert and drain cleaning will be undertaken on Dorrigo Mountain.

ROAD REBUILDING AND WIDENING ROAD SHOULDERS ON WATERFALL WAY - 6KM EAST OF BELLINGEN - HYNDMANS

The NSW Government is funding essential maintenance work on Waterfall Way to provide a safer, stronger and longer lasting road.

Roads and Maritime Services has engaged Bellingen Shire Council to carry out the work, which will involve rebuilding a 800 metre section of road, about 6 kilometres east of Bellingen.

Works are progressing with current works involving preparation of both lanes of Waterfall Way for sealing to complete these works.

These works  will be carried out  between the hours of 6am and 5pm Monday to Friday.

Traffic changes will involve reduction to one lane, alternate flow during work hours.  A reduced speed limit will be in place for the safety of workers and motorists.  Motorists are advised to plan their journey, allow extra travel time and follow all directions and signs.

Should you have any questions, please contact the Project Manager, Ben Wright on (02) 6640 1307 or benwright@rms.nsw.gov.au.

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.

Shoulder grades of Waterfall Way in preparation for planned reseals.

Routine inspections of full length of Waterfall Way.

One lane closure and a 40km/h speed limit will be in place during works hours and may afffect travel times.  Alternate traffic flow arrangements will be in place between 6am and 6pm and motorists should allow up to 10 minutes extra travel time during this work.  

Traffic will be returned to two lanes after working hours.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BRIDGE MAINTENANCE & CONSTRUCTION

Maintenance works willb e undertaken on Thora Bridge, Darkwood

Reinstatement of footbridge at Bellingen Park.

EMERGENCY CLOSURE OF TALLOWWOOD POINT BRIDGE, PROMISED LAND  ROAD, GLENIFFER

Due to movement and failure of a bridge pile on Tallowwood Point Bridge necessitating its immediate  emergency closure.

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.

It is anticipated that emergency closure period will remain in place for approx 4 weeks weather permitting.  Commencement date will be announced when known.

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

It is also anticipated that  the duration of these works will be one week, weather permitting.

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.

Works progressing on Deep Creek with the contractor on site undertaking bridge superstructure for placement of deck following this, Council crews will finalise approaches.

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

Contractors will be carrying out the installation of girders.

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.

GENERAL WORKS

Town Maintenance and Parks & Reserves:

Council crews will be undertaking:

  • Mowing Connell Park and other sporting grounds
  • Maintenance and review of Council signs in the Bellingen area
  • Attendance to gardens in our townships.
  • Attendance to gardens and trees Bellingen Main Street.
  • Repairs to and replacement of footpaths Urunga

 

 

MAINTENANCE GRADING, RESEALS AND SLASHING OPERATIONS

Bankslashing Operations:

Bankslashing operations will commence on all Repton Streets.

rading Operations:

Grading will be undertaken on:

  • Oyster Creek Road, Urunga

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

REHABILITATION WORKS

SOUTH ARM ROAD PAVEMENT REHABILITATION AND ASSOCIATED DRAINAGE WORKS

Council will be undertaking the pavement rehabiliation and associated drainage works.  The scope of the works i s on South Arm Road north of Riverside Drive, Raleigh for a distance of 400 metres and south of the intersection for approximately 200m.

Works are programmed to commence on Monday 21 October 2019 between the hours of 7am to 5pm, weather permitting.

The following change to traffic arrangements between these hours will be:

  • Alternating one lane temporary road closure from 21 October 2019
  • This area will be managed under traffic control arrangements

Arrangements have been made for emergency vehicle access if required.

Council requests motorist and residents to plan their trips around these works.  Council apologises for any inconvenience experienced by residents and road users.

Traffic managed under traffic control and the road reduced to one lane in this area during working hours.

Motorists are requested to adhere to traffic control n place and take care in this area.

DORRIGO

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

 

WEED & VEGETATION MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS

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Current Pesticide Use Notifications