Bitumen Reseals – Urban Areas

Bitumen reseal works will be carried out on the below listed urban streets between Monday 26 November to Friday 30 November 2018, weather permitting:

Ayr urban areas:

  • Ann Street;
  • Barsby Street;
  • Coronation Street;
  • Darwin Street;
  • Elizabeth Street;
  • Gibson Street;
  • Graham Street;
  • Grey Street; and
  • Wilmington Street.

Home Hill urban areas:

  • Eleventh Avenue;
  • First Street;
  • Ninth Avenue; and
  • Tenth Street.

Affected residents will receive a letter prior to the commencement of works advising of any impacts.

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

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 27 November to Friday 30 November 2018 (bridge maintenance works)
  • Tuesday 4 December to Friday 7 December 2018 (barrier railing works)
  • Tuesday 11 December to Friday 14 December 2018 (clearing of drains)

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 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.

 

Rangemore Road – Road Reconstruction

Burdekin Shire Council advises that road reconstruction works will be undertaken on Rangemore Road. The works are expected to commence on 16th November 2018 and be completed on 14th December 2018, weather and construction conditions permitting.

All construction works will occur Monday to Saturday between 7.00am and 6.00pm.

Rangemore Road will be closed to all traffic for works to be undertaken safely and efficiently.

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 4783 9930

 

Temporary Road Closures – Home Hill Harvest Festival

The following temporary road closures will be in place on Saturday 10th November 2018 for the hosting of the 2018 Home Hill Harvest Festival.

9:00am to 12:00 midnight – Mardi Gras

  • Ninth Avenue will be closed between Tenth Street and Eighth Street
  • Ninth Street will be closed between Ninth Avenue and IGA access

3:00pm to 6:30pm – Procession

  • Eighth Avenue (Bruce Highway) will be closed from Fifteenth Street to Fourth Street.
  • Highway traffic will be detoured via Fifteenth Street, Tenth Avenue and Fourth Street.

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

Edwards Street Drainage Project

Burdekin Shire Council advises that Edwards Street, Ayr has been re-opened to all traffic. The drainage project in Edwards Street is expected to be completed by Friday 9th November 2018, weather and construction conditions permitting.

Speed reductions will be in place until the project is completed to enable works to be undertaken safely and efficiently.

Burdekin Shire Council thanks motorists for their patience during the recent road closures.

For further information please contact Council’s Customer Service Team 4783 9930.

Temporary Road Closure – Student’s Ball

HOME HILL HARVEST FESTIVAL STUDENT’S BALL

FRIDAY 2nd NOVEMBER, 2018

The following temporary road closure will be in place on Friday 2nd November, 2018 for the hosting of the 2018 Home Hill Harvest Festival Student’s Ball.

5.00pm to 7.30pm

  • Access to the Memorial Hall will be available, one way, from Eleventh Street to allow for student arrivals
  • Ninth Avenue will be closed from Eighth Street to Tenth Street
  • Ninth Street will be closed on one side opposite the backpackers establishment
  • Tenth Street will be closed at the intersection with Eighth Avenue
  • Parking available in Eighth Street and Tenth Street

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

Footpath Works – School Road

Burdekin Shire Council advises that footpath construction works will be undertaken on School Road, Clare from George Road to Nelson Street. The works are scheduled to commence on Monday 29th October 2018 and are expected to be completed on Friday 16th November 2018, weather and construction conditions permitting.

All construction works will occur Monday to Saturday between 7.00am and 6.00pm.

School Road will remain open during these works but will be subject to changed traffic conditions, including reduced speed limits and footpath closures to enable work to be undertaken safely and efficiently.

What to expect:

  • Speed Restrictions
  • Footpath Closures
  • Dust associated with construction activities
  • Increased noise levels, equipment and site vehicles

Every effort will be made to keep disruption to a minimum 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 4783 9930.

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.

Road Closed – 42 to 48 Home Hill Road, Ayr

Weather permitting, Council will be undertaking works on the water supply mains along Home Hill Road, Ayr.  A section of road between 42 and 48 Home Hill Road will be closed for this period to allow these construction works to occur.

Works are planned to commence Monday 15th October, 2018 with completion expected by Wednesday 17th October, 2018.

Council regrets any inconvenience that may be caused to residents as a result of these works.

For further information or for any queries, please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800 between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm.

 

Temporary Road Closure – Park Street

A temporary road closure will be in place in Park Street from the Macmillan Street intersection, commencing at 8.30am to 11.00am on Tuesday 9th October and on Friday 12th October, 2018, for the hosting of the Ayr Community Kindergarten Road and Bike Safety Program.

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

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