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.

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.

Bruce Highway Plantation Creek shoulder repair works

Burdekin Shire Council advises that shoulder repair works, required following the recent flood event, will be undertaken on the Bruce Highway along the frontage of Plantation Park, between Ayr and Rossiter’s Hill. The works are scheduled for Tuesday 02 April 2019, weather and construction conditions permitting.

The turning lanes only into Plantation Park from the Bruce Highway, both north and south, will be closed for the duration of the day works. No other disruption to traffic is anticipated during these works.

Burdekin Shire Council thanks residents and road users for their patience during the required emergent works.

For further information please contact Council’s Customer Service Team 47 83 9800.

Ayr-Ravenswood Road – Gravel Re-sheeting and Grading

Burdekin Shire Council advises that grading works are in progress on the Ayr-Ravenswood Road. Re-sheeting works are scheduled to commence on Wednesday 20 March 2019 in the vicinity of Molybdenum Creek and will continue towards the town of Ravenswood. These works are expected to be completed by Wednesday 27 March 2019, weather permitting.

The Ayr-Ravenswood Road will remain open during these works, however, this section will be subject to speed restrictions and traffic control where minor delays may be experienced. Gravel trucks, in addition to existing plant, will be operating along this road during the course of the works.

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 these works.

For further information please contract Council’s Customer Service Team 4783 9800.

Barramundi (Morris) Creek boat ramp, Giru – Temporary pontoon closure

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) advises the gangway and pontoon located at the Barramundi (Morris’) Creek boat ramp at Giru will be temporarily closed while work is carried out to replace the flood restraint cables.

The works are scheduled for Thursday 20 December and Friday 21 December 2018 (weather permitting).

The contractor will need to restrict access to the gangway and pontoon to ensure the safety of their workers and members of the public.

Access to the boat ramp and floating walkway will remain open while works on the pontoon is underway.

Alternative boat ramp facilities in the Burdekin district are available at:

  • Barramundi (Morris) Creek (boat ramp and floating walkway open)
  • Hell Hole
  • Cromarty Creek
  • Ocean Creek
  • Groper Creek
  • Plantation Creek
  • Wallace Creek.

Further information about the pontoon works at Barramundi Creek boat ramp can be obtained by contacting TMR’s Customer and Stakeholder Management team on 1800 625 648 or via email at .

Ayr-Ravenswood Road – Road condition advice update

Burdekin Shire Council advises of scouring of the gravel road in various locations along the Ayr-Ravenswood Road.

Until such time as repairs are completed, motorists are advised to drive to conditions and to adhere to both permanent and temporary signage located along the road.

Burdekin Shire Council thanks road users for their patience during this time.

For further information please contact Council’s Customer Service Team on 4783 9800.

Ayr-Dalbeg Road – Pavement Seal Aftercare Signage

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that due to the extreme heat conditions pavement bleeding has occurred on the section of the Ayr-Dalbeg Road from the rear of the United Service Station towards Dalbeg for approximately 350 metres.

Council has undertaken additional seal works today, 27 November 2018, on behalf of the Department of Transport and Main Roads, to assist in alleviating the issue.

Motorists should note traffic management aftercare signage has been erected at either end of the affected area. This signage will remain in place until such time as road surface conditions improve.

Burdekin Shire Council thanks road users for their patience during this time.

 

Ayr-Ravenswood Road Formation Re-sheeting – various sections

Burdekin Shire Council advises of Formation Re-sheeting works to be undertaken on sections of the Ayr-Ravenswood Road. These works are scheduled to commence on Monday 29 October 2018 and are expected to be completed by Friday 9 November 2018, weather and construction conditions permitting.

All works will occur Monday to Saturday between 7:00am and 5:00pm.

The Ayr-Ravenswood Road will remain open during these works, however, will be subject to changed traffic conditions to enable works to be undertaken safely and efficiently.

What to expect:

  • Speed restrictions
  • Minor delays
  • Reduced trafficable widths
  • Gravel haulage and water trucks transportation
  • Dust and/or wet surfaces associated with the re-sheeting works

Property access:

  • Accesses shall remain open throughout the works area

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

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