13th Avenue, 8th Street and 14th Avenue, Home Hill – Redirection of sewer rising main

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that installation works for the redirection of the sewer rising main will commence on Monday 29th April, 2019 continuing until approximately Friday 14th June, 2019, weather permitting.  As a result of these works, the following sections of road will be affected.

  • Thirteenth Avenue between Tenth and Eighth Streets, Home Hill
  • Eighth Street between Thirteenth and Fourteenth Avenue, Home Hill
  • Fourteenth Avenue between Eighth and Sixth Street, Home Hill

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.

Languages other than English materials available through Burdekin Library

Whether you want to retain fluency in your first language, keep your culture alive, or develop your skills in another language, we can help you access fiction and non-fiction books and DVDs for adults and children in more than 50 languages through our bulk loan service with the State Library of Queensland. If you would like to use this service, please talk to our friendly staff and we would be happy to place a request for you.

Groper Creek and Cromarty Creek Boat Ramp – maintenance cleaning

Burdekin Shire Council advises of maintenance cleaning works to be undertaken on both the Groper Creek and Cromarty Creek boat ramps on the following dates.

Groper Creek downstream boat ramp – 16 April 2019 between 12 noon and 5p.m. – This ramp will be closed during cleaning works, noting the upstream ramp will remain open.

Cromarty Creek boat ramp – 17 April 2019 between 12 noon and 5p.m. – delays to boat launching may be affected during the cleaning works.

Every effort will be made to keep disruptions to a minimum for boat users during these periods.

For further information please contact Council’s Customer Service Team on 47 839 800.

Ayr-Ravenswood Road – Grading

Burdekin Shire Council advises that grading works are to continue on various sections of the Ayr-Ravenswood Road from Monday 15 April 2019 to 16/17 April 2019, weather permitting.

The Ayr-Ravenswood Road will remain open during these works with traffic management signage in place during this period.

Every effort will be made to keep disruptions to a minimum for road users during this time.

Burdekin Shire Council thanks residents and road users for their patience and cooperation during this period.

For further information please contact Council’s Customer Service Team on 47 839 800.

 

Bruce Highway and Dalbeg Road intersection – Pavement Repair Works

Burdekin Shire Council advises that pavement repair works are to be undertaken on the Bruce Highway at it’s intersection with the Ayr-Dalbeg Road. These works are scheduled to commence on Monday 15 April 2019 for the day.

Traffic management, including traffic control and speed restrictions, will be in operation on both the Bruce Highway and at the Ayr-Dalbeg Road during these works. Minor delays may be experienced during this time.

Every effort will be made to keep disruption to a minimum for road users during the construction period.

Burdekin Shire Council thanks residents and road users for their patience during these works.

For further information please contact Council’s Customer Service Team on 47 839 800.

Temporary Changes to Traffic Conditions – Ayr Show Grounds

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that temporary changes to traffic conditions will be in place on the Bruce Highway, Mackenzie Street and Craig Street on Friday 12 April 2019 from 9.30am to 12.00noon for a memorial service being held at the Ayr Show Grounds.

Traffic speeds will be reduced to 40km/h to ensure safe access to the memorial service.

Burdekin Shire Council thanks residents and road users for their patience during this period.

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

Library Easter weekend closure

Burdekin Library and Home Hill Branch Library will be closed for the Easter weekend. The libraries will close at 5.00pm on Thursday 18 April and will reopen on Tuesday 23 April. We wish everyone an enjoyable weekend and look forward to seeing you after the break.

Burdekin River Bridge – Temporary Lane Closures

As part of the Burdekin River Bridge Rehabilitation project, the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) wishes to advise of single lane closures on the Burdekin River Bridge, Home Hill on the following dates.

Tuesday 16 April to Thursday 18 April 2019 (weather permitting)

9.30am to 2.45pm (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 southbound 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 questions about any TMR projects, please contact our Customer and Stakeholder Management team via email at or by telephoning 1800 625 648

Ayr-Ravenswood Road – Gravel Re-sheeting and Grading

Burdekin Shire Council advises that gravel re-sheeting and grading works are to continue on the Ayr-Ravenswood Road from Monday 8 April 2019  to 10/11 April 2019, weather permitting.

The Ayr-Ravenswood Road will remain open during these works, however, sections of the road will be subject to speed restrictions and traffic control, where minor delays may be experienced. Motorists are advised that trucks will be operating to and from the sites.

Every effort will be made to keep disruption to a minimum for road users during these works.

Burdekin Shire Council thanks residents and road users for their patience during this period.

For further information please contact Council’s Customer Service Team on 47 839 800.

Home Hill Pool to re-open 8 April 2019

Home Hill Pool will re-open on Monday 8 April 2019.

Test samples of the concrete structure have been taken and further maintenance is currently underway.

Refilling of the pool will commence on Friday 5 April so the pool is ready for swimmers at 5.30am on Monday 8 April 2019.

Ayr Pool is open for business during this time for your aquatic needs.

Council thanks you for your understanding while work is undertaken.

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