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

Shirbourne Road, Giru – Water Main Relocation Works

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that water main relocation works will commence on Shirbourne Road and Barbat Street, Giru on Sunday 14th May, 2017 continuing until approximately Monday 19th June, 2017, weather permitting.

Motorists are asked to obey all directional signs and any instructions from onsite 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 visit Council’s website www.burdekin.qld.gov.au or contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800.

Mackenzie Street – Road Reconstruction and Asphalt Works

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that road reconstruction and asphalt works will commence in Mackenzie Street, Ayr from Graham Street intersection to Munro Street intersection on Monday 15th May, 2017 continuing until approximately Friday 16th June, 2017, weather permitting.

These works will be constructed at times, under a full road closure with a temporary detour installed via Young Street or under traffic control with reduced speeds and trafficable widths in place.

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.

Ayr-Ravenswood Road – Gravel Re-sheeting and Grading Works

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that Gravel Re-sheeting and Grading works will commence on the Ayr-Ravenswood Road on Monday 15th May, 2017 continuing until Friday 16th June, 2017, weather permitting.

The works will be constructed under traffic with advisory signage, speed restrictions, traffic control and reduced trafficable widths, occurring throughout the work areas.

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

Burdekin Shire Council thanks 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

Ayr-Ravenswood Road – Grid Construction Works

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that Grid Construction works will commence on the Ayr-Ravenswood Road on Wednesday 10th May, 2017 continuing until Friday 23rd June, 2017, weather permitting. The works are located at the Doug Haigh Drive grid on the Burdekin and Charters Towers Shire boundary and continue for a distance of approximately 500m towards Ravenswood.

The works will be constructed under a full width road closure with a temporary 7m gravel detour installed.

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

Burdekin Shire Council thanks 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

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.

Donadon Road – Road Reconstruction and Drainage Works

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that road reconstruction and drainage works will commence on Donadon Road from the Burstall Road intersection to Airdmillan Road Intersection for the extent of 2.3km on Monday 15th May, 2017 continuing until approximately Friday 30th June, 2017, weather permitting.

These works will be constructed under a full road closure with a temporary detour installed via Parker 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.

 

Hell Hole Landing Boat Ramp – Temporary Closure

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) advises that the Hell Hole Landing boat ramp at Rita Island will be temporarily closed while reconstruction works are carried out.

The boat ramp construction project is scheduled to commence on Monday 8 May 2017 and will take approximately nine weeks to complete, weather permitting.

Further information about the temporary closure can be found in the attached flyer.

For more information about the Hell Hole Landing boat ramp project can be obtained by contacting Department of Transport and Main Roads Customer and Stakeholder Management team on 1800 625 648 or via email at

Bi-Annual Water Supply Meter Reading

Bi-annual water supply meter reading is scheduled to commence on Tuesday 2nd May, 2017.  Approximate times and areas for the commencement of meter readings are:

  • Early May – Home Hill, Rossiters Hill, Brandon and Parkside
  • Mid to Late May – East Ayr, Drysdale Estate, South Ayr
  • Late May to Early June – Ayr CBD, Little Drysdale & Kennedy Street areas, Sutcliffe Estate area, Alva Beach, Mt. Kelly and Giru

To assist Councils meter readers, residents are requested to please clear meters of all obstructions, isolate and/or restrain dogs and unlock gates.

For further information or if specific arrangements are required regarding access, please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800 between the hours of 8.00am and 5.00pm Monday to Friday.

Council appreciates your assistance in these matters.

Beach Road – Footpath Construction

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise footpath works will commence on Beach Road between Brice Dental Surgery and Basilio Court, Ayr on Monday 27th February 2017 to Friday 26th May, 2017, weather permitting.

These works will be constructed under traffic 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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