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.

Sewerage Maintenance Work – Ayr and Home Hill Areas

Weather permitting, Council’s Waste Water workforce will be in areas of Ayr and Home Hill in the near future for the purpose of inspecting, cleaning and maintaining sewers and manhole structures.  Affected residents will receive a letter in their mail box within 24 to 72 hours prior to works commencing.

These workers will carry written authorisation (identification) from the Council and will present such authorisation on request.

These men may enter your property several times over that period to carry out works such as inspection of sewers and manholes, grouting, and painting of lids. Council requires the removal of all obstacles from around, and covering manholes for access.

Should you have any doubts as to the authenticity of persons entering your property and claiming to be sewer maintenance workers from the Council, please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800 between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm Monday to Friday.

It should be noted that on most occasions, this work will be carried out only from Monday to Friday during normal working hours and the Council workers would normally be driving a Council vehicle.

It will be appreciated if dogs and other pets are securely restrained to allow Council employees unimpeded access to carry out their duties, and Council should be contacted if special arrangements have to be made for any reason to allow access to your yard.

 

Adelaide Street – Road Reconstruction, Drainage and Kerb and Channel Works

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that road reconstruction, drainage and kerb and channel works will commence in Adelaide Street, Ayr from Chippendale Street intersection to Norham Road intersection on Monday 5th June, 2017 continuing until approximately Friday 25th August, 2017, weather permitting.

These works will be constructed at times, under a full road closure with a temporary detour installed via Margaret 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.

Queen Street – Temporary Lane Closure – Ronald McDonald House Fundraiser

A temporary single lane closure, including centre parking, will be established in Queen Street, Ayr from the Edwards Street intersection at Harvey Norman up to and including the shop frontage of  Sibby Saitta’s World of Fashion, on Saturday 26th July 2014, from 5.00pm to 7.00pm for the Ronald McDonald House Fundraiser.

The general public and business owners are requested to remove their vehicles from the affected area prior to the 5pm closure.

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

Burdekin River Bridge – Temporary Lane Closure

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) wishes to advise that single lane closures on the Burdekin River Bridge will take place from Tuesday 29 July to and including Friday 1 August 2014 and Monday 4 August to and including Friday 8 August 2014 (weather permitting) between the hours of 9.30am and 2.30pm.

During this time, speed 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 wider than three metres must contact David Macauley on 0407 690 314 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 the Community Engagement Services team on 1800 625 648.

Ayr Showgrounds – Changed Traffic Conditions and Partial Road Closure – Queensland Heritage Rally

Changed traffic conditions and a partial road closure will be in place on the streets surrounding the Ayr Showgrounds including the Bruce Highway from 9.00am to 4.00pm Friday 25th July 2014 to Sunday 27th July 2014 for the Queensland Heritage Rally.

Motorists are requested to comply with speed restrictions in place and to exercise caution when driving in the vicinity of the showgrounds due to the anticipated high pedestrian traffic volumes during these hours.

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

Kilrie Road – Bitumen Reconstruction Works

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that bitumen reconstruction will be occurring on Kilrie Road just before intersection with Rita Island Road on Monday 21st July 2014 until approximately Friday 25th July 2014, weather permitting.

These works will be constructed utilising traffic control, requiring reduced traffic movements and reduced speeds during working hours.

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.

Tastes of the Burdekin – Temporary Road Closure

A temporary road closure will be in place in Queen Street, Ayr between Young and MacKenzie Streets, on Saturday 19th July 2014 from 2pm to 11pm for the staging of the 2014 Blue Ribbon Rice Tastes of the Burdekin Food Fair.

The general public and business owners are advised to remove their vehicles prior to the 2pm closure.

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

Burdekin River Bridge – Single Lane Closures

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

Tuesday 15 July to and including Friday 18 July 2014
Monday 21 July to and including Friday 25 July 2014
Between the hours of 9.30am and 2.30pm.

During this time, speed 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 wider than three metres must contact David Macauley on 0407 690 314 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 the Community Engagement Services team on 1800 625 648

Queen Street – Footpath Works between Soper and Spiller Street

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that construction of a concrete footpath on the western side of Queen Street between Soper and Spiller Streets will commence on Wednesday 9th July 2014 and continue until approximately Friday 25th July 2014, weather permitting.

Motorists and pedestrians are asked to obey all directional signs 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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