Asphalt Works

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that asphalt works will commence on the following dates and locations:

  • 12th June 2017 – Daniel and Gardner Road intersection
  • 13th June 2017 – McLain and Bartlett Road intersection
  • 14th June 2017 – Beach Road at Junior Soccer

These works will be constructed utilising traffic control with the likelihood of reduced trafficable widths during the laying of asphalt.

Motorists are asked to obey all directional signs and Traffic Controllers for their own safety and the safety of Council’s workforce.

Burdekin Shire Council would like to thank the residents and road users in anticipation of their patience during the construction period.

For further information please visit Council’s website www.burdekin.qld.gov.au or contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800.

Railway Street – Footpath Works

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise footpath works will commence in Railway Street, Ayr from Queen Street to Graham Street. Works are scheduled to commence on Monday 29th May, 2017 continuing until approximately Friday 16th June, 2017, weather permitting.

These works will be constructed under traffic with speed restrictions and reduced trafficable widths in place. On street parking in Railway Street will be affected due to the works.

Motorists are asked to obey all directional signs and any instructions from traffic controllers or on site personnel for their own safety and the safety of Council’s workforce.

Burdekin Shire Council thanks residents and road users in anticipation of their patience during the construction period.

For further information please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800.

Temporary Road Closure – Burdekin Sugar Rush

MacMillan, Little Drysdale and Wickham Streets, AYR

The following temporary road closures will be in place between 5.00am and 10am on Sunday 28th May, 2017 to allow the hosting of the annual Burdekin Sugar Rush Fun Run and Walk.

  • MacMillan Street, Ayr – closed between Pool and Little Drysdale Streets
  • Little Drysdale Street, Ayr – closed between MacMillan and Wickham Streets
  • Wickham Street, Ayr – closed between Little Drysdale and Mackenzie Streets

All traffic will be detoured for the period of the closures to ensure the safety of participants and spectators.

For further information please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800

Road Condition Report – Burdekin Shire

Road Condition Report for Burdekin Shire as at 2.00pm on Tuesday 23 May 2017.

Council Controlled Roads

  • Cromarty Creek Boat Ramp Road – Traffic hazards, proceed with caution
  • Hodel Road – Traffic hazards, proceed with caution

Motorists are all reminded “If it’s flooded forget it”

Further updates to this report will be provided as conditions change.

Bitumen Reseals – Rural Areas

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that the previously advertised bitumen reseal works have been rescheduled due to wet weather, the reseals will commence on the following dates and locations:

  • Wednesday 24 May 2017 – Mango Avenue, Bartlett Road, Sayers Road, Seaforth Road
  • Friday 26 May 2017 – Linton Road, Baker Road, Sibson Road, Bapty Road
  • Monday 29 May 2017 – Fowler Road, Linton Road, Sibson Road
  • Tuesday 30 May 2017 – Bapty Road, Bartlett Road
  • Wednesday 31 May and Thursday 1 June 2017 – Daniel Road, Baker Road, Pioneer Road, Sayers Road

Residents are requested to have their vehicles parked away from the roadway as far as practicable to avoid bitumen overspray.

Motorists are asked to obey all directional signs and Traffic Controllers for their own safety and the safety of Council’s workforce.

Burdekin Shire Council would like to thank the residents and road users in anticipation of their patience during the construction period.

For further information please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800.

 

Burdekin River Bridge – Temporary Lane Closures

MAINTENANCE WORKS

May 2017

As part of the Burdekin River Bridge Rehabilitation project, the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) wishes to advise that single lane closures on the Burdekin River Bridge, Home Hill will take place (weather permitting) on the following dates:

Monday 22 to Friday May 26 2017

9.30am to 2.30pm

(please note start and finish times)

During this time, speed and width restrictions will be in place and the site will be under traffic control.  North and south bound road users should expect minor delays. To minimise disruptions, heavy vehicles operators with loads three (3) metres wide or greater must contact Michael Brennan on 0409 643 768 to advise of an anticipated time of arrival to allow for road barriers and other infrastructure to be cleared.  Failure to give advance warning will result in further delays.

We apologise for any inconvenience and seek your cooperation during this program of works. If you have any queries in relation to this work, please contact Mrs Paula Paoletti on 1800 625 648.

Burdekin Grower Race Day 2017 – Temporary Changes to Traffic Conditions

BRUCE HIGHWAY, HOME HILL

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that temporary changes to traffic conditions will be in place on the Bruce Highway, Home Hill from First Street to the end of the Home Hill Race Course area from Saturday 20th May 2017, 8.00am to Sunday 21st May 2017, 8.00am, for the hosting of the 2017 Burdekin Grower Race Day.

Traffic speeds will be reduced to 60km/h to ensure the safety of participants and spectators.

Burdekin Shire Council thanks residents and road users in anticipation of their patience during this period.

For further information please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800.

Plain Road – Drainage Works

Burdekin Shire Council in conjunction with Lower Burdekin Water wishes to advise that drainage works will commence on Plain Road on Monday 15th May, 2017 continuing until approximately Friday 2nd June, 2017, weather permitting.

These works will be constructed under a full road closure with a temporary detour installed via Bapty Road, Tuffin Road and Rifle Range Road.

Motorists are asked to obey all directional signs and any instructions from traffic controllers or on site personnel for their own safety and the safety of Council’s workforce.

Burdekin Shire Council thanks residents and road users in anticipation of their patience during the construction period.

For further information please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800.

Brown Road – Road Reconstruction and Drainage Works

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that road reconstruction and drainage works will commence on Brown Road approx. 1.6km from the Ayr Dalbeg Road intersection for the extent of 1km towards Pelican Road on Wednesday 1st February, 2017 continuing until approximately Friday 16th June, 2017, weather permitting.

These works will be constructed under a full road closure with a temporary detour installed via Shepherd Road and Pelican Road.

Motorists are asked to obey all directional signs and any instructions from traffic controllers or on site personnel for their own safety and the safety of Council’s workforce.

Burdekin Shire Council thanks residents and road users in anticipation of their patience during the construction period.

For further information please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800.

Beach Road and Lilliesmere Road – Footpath Reconstruction

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise footpath reconstruction works will be undertaken at the intersection of Beach Road and Lilliesmere Road, Ayr.  Works are scheduled to commence on Monday 8th May, 2017 to Friday 19th May, 2017, weather permitting.

These works will be constructed under traffic control with speed restrictions and reduced trafficable widths in place throughout the work area.

Motorists are asked to obey all directional signs and any instructions from traffic controllers or on site personnel for their own safety and the safety of Council’s workforce.

Burdekin Shire Council thanks residents and road users in anticipation of their patience during the construction period.

For further information please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800.

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