Mount Inkerman Road – Construction of Passing Lanes

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that Mount Inkerman Road will be closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic from Wednesday, 4 October until Saturday, 16 December. The closure is to allow the construction of two passing lanes on the steep section of road.

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 Closure – Cromarty Creek Boat Ramp and Camping Facilities

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that a temporary closure of the Cromarty Creek Boat Ramp and camping area is required from Tuesday 3rd October, 2017 until approximately Friday 6th October, 2017, weather permitting.

The temporary closure is required to undertake replacement of existing road drainage structures on Cromarty Creek Boat Ramp Road. No travel will be permitted beyond the Giru Waste Transfer Station during the closure.

Further closures of the Cromarty Creek Boat Ramp and camping area will be required to complete additional road drainage replacement works however Council will notify the public of dates and times well in advance of the planned 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.

Ninth Avenue – Footpath Works

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise footpath works will commence in Ninth Avenue, Home Hill from Memorial Hall to Eighth Street intersection. Works are scheduled to commence on Monday 11th September, 2017 continuing until approximately Friday 6th October, 2017, weather permitting.

These works will be constructed under traffic with reduce speed limits in place and on-street parking will be affected within the vicinity of 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

Burdekin River Bridge – Temporary Lane Closures

Maintenance Works – September 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:

Tuesday 12 September to Friday 15 September 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.

Queen Street – Footpath Works

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise footpath works will commence in Queen Street, Ayr from Kennedy Street to Railway Street intersection in various sections travelling Northbound. Works are scheduled to commence on Monday 4th September, 2017 continuing until approximately Friday 6th October, 2017, weather permitting.

These works will be constructed under traffic with traffic control in place and on-street parking will be affected within the vicinity of 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.

Temporary Road Closures – Burdekin Water Festival Sat 2nd Sep

SATURDAY 2nd SEPTEMBER, 2017

The following temporary road closures will be in place on Saturday 2nd September, 2017 for the hosting of the Burdekin Water Festival.

6.00am to 12.00 midnight – Sideshow Alley

  • Edwards Street will be closed between Queen Street and MacMillan Street

1.00pm to 7.30pm – Water Festival Procession

  • Queen Street will be closed between Mackenzie and Soper Streets
  • MacMillan Street will be closed between Mackenzie and Pool Streets
  • Mackenzie Street will be closed between Graham and Wickham Streets
  • Edwards Street will be closed from Macmillan Street to the Queens Hotel bottle drive-in access

7.30pm to 12.00 midnight – Mardi Gras

  • Queen Street will be closed between Young and Parker Streets
  • Edwards Street will be closed from Macmillan Street to the Queens Hotel bottle drive-in access

Please Note: During the closure period, a temporary Taxi rank will be located in Edwards Street between the Queens Hotel bottle drive-in and Graham Street

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

 

Asphalt Works

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

Monday 21st August 2017

  • Fifteenth A Street Cul De Sac, Home Hill
  • Fifteenth Street Cul De Sac, Home Hill

Tuesday 22nd August 2017

  • Pacific Court, Brandon
  • Tapiolas Road, Brandon

Wednesday 23rd August 2017

  • Okane Street, Brandon
  • Banister Street, Brandon

Thursday 24th August 2017

  • Drysdale Street, Brandon (Car Park)

Friday 25th August 2017

  • Moss Street Cul De Sac, Ayr
  • Gould Place Cul De Sac, Ayr

These works will be constructed utilising traffic control with road closures in place 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 contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800.

 

Changes to Traffic Conditions – Golden Octopus Foundation

Charity Bullride Event – 19th August 2017

The following changes to traffic conditions will be in place on Saturday 19th August 2017 from 5.30pm to 12.00midnight for the hosting of the Golden Octopus Foundation Charity Bullride Event.

Changed Traffic Conditions

  • Traffic reduced to 40km/h on Bruce Highway from Craig Street to Bird Street intersection
  • Traffic reduced to 40km/h on Craig Street from Mackenzie Street to Bruce Highway intersection

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

Temporary Road Closure – Mackenzie Street

A temporary road closure will be in place in Mackenzie Street from the Wickham Street intersection, commencing at 9.00am to 12noon on Monday 31st July, 2017 and on Tuesday 1st August, 2017 for the hosting of the Ayr Community Kindergarten Road and Bike Safety Program.

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

Wickham Street and Plantation Park – Road and Car Park Construction

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise road and car park construction will commence in Wickham Street from Kennedy Street intersection for the extent of 520m to Tourist Information Centre in Plantation Park, Ayr. Works are scheduled to commence on Wednesday 26th July, 2017 continuing until approximately Friday 29th September, 2017, weather permitting.

These works will be constructed under a full road closure.

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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