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.

Gibson Street – Road Re-Construction Works

Burdekin Shire Council advises road re-construction works will be commencing in Gibson Street from Beach Road to Cox Street on Saturday 22nd September 2018, the works are expected to be completed in October 2018, weather and construction conditions permitting.

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

Gibson Street from Beach Road to Cox Street will be closed to all traffic to enable works to be undertaken safely and efficiently. Traffic will be detoured via Paine Street during the construction period.

What to Expect:

  • Road closure – Gibson Street
  • Detours in place – Paine Street
  • Dust associated with construction activities
  • Increased noise levels and vibration from machinery, equipment and site vehicles

Property Access:

There will be at times temporary restricted access to properties within the works area. Residents will be notified individually should their access be disrupted.

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 9800

Burdekin River Bridge – Temporary Lane Closures

MAINTENANCE WORKS

Tuesday 11 September to Friday 14 September 2018

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 (weather permitting):

Tuesday 11 September to Friday 14 September 2018

9.30am to 2.45pm daily (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.

 

 

 

Temporary Road Closures – Burdekin Water Festival

The following temporary road closures will be in place on Saturday 1st September, 2018 for the hosting of the Burdekin Water Festival.

6.00am to 12.00 midnight – Sideshow Alley

  • Edwards Street will be closed between Queen Street and MacMillan Street

1.00pm to 7.30pm – Water Festival Procession

  • Queen Street will be closed between Mackenzie and Soper Streets
  • MacMillan Street will be closed between Mackenzie and Pool Streets
  • Mackenzie Street will be closed between Graham and Wickham Streets
  • Edwards Street will be closed from Macmillan Street to the Queens Hotel bottle drive-in access

7.30pm to 12.00 midnight – Mardi Gras

  • Queen Street will be closed between Young and Parker Streets
  • Edwards Street will be closed from Macmillan Street to the Queens Hotel bottle drive-in access

Please Note: During the closure period, a temporary Taxi rank will be located in Edwards Street between the Queens Hotel bottle drive-in and Graham Street

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

Footpath Works – Ninth Avenue

Burdekin Shire Council advises that footpath construction works will be undertaken in Ninth Avenue from Tenth Street to Ninth Street. The works are scheduled to commence on Thursday 23rd August 2018 and are expected to be completed in October 2018, weather and construction conditions permitting.

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

Ninth Avenue 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
  • Reduced on-street parking
  • 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.

 

Footpath Works – Ninth Street

Burdekin Shire Council advises that footpath construction works will be undertaken in Ninth Street adjacent to Watsons Green. The works are scheduled to commence on Thursday 23rd August 2018 and are expected to be completed in September 2018, weather and construction conditions permitting.

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

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

What to expect:

  • Reduced trafficable widths
  • Speed Restrictions
  • Reduced on-street parking
  • 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.

Changes to Traffic Conditions – Burdekin R.U.M Weekend

Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th August 2018

The following temporary changes to traffic conditions will be in place between 2.00pm and 1.00am on Saturday 18th August and  9.00 am to 4.00 pm on Sunday 19th August, 2018 for the hosting of the Golden Octopus Foundation Burdekin R.U.M weekend.

  • Craig Street will be closed at its intersection with Bruce Highway
  • Bruce Highway traffic will be reduced to 40km/hr between Lynch Street and the Heavy Vehicle Bypass
  • Mackenzie Street traffic will be reduced to 40km/hr between Lynch Street and the Heavy Vehicle Bypass

Parking for the Burdekin R.U.M weekend will be available at the following locations:

  • Bus, Taxi and Disabled parking only in Craig Street with access via Mackenzie Street
  • General parking is available on both sides of Mackenzie Street from Lynch Street to Jones Street
  • General parking is available on the Showgrounds side only on the Bruce Highway from Lynch Street to Ayr Cemetery
  • General Parking off Craig Street opposite the Ayr Max Motel, this parking area is managed by Scout’s with gold coin donation
  • Trans North will be operating a park and ride service every half hour from the Burdekin Rugby League grounds in Wickham Street, Ayr between 3.00pm and 1.30am.   For further information on this service please contact The Golden Octopus Foundation on 0428 129 226.

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

Flavours of the World – Temporary Road Closure

EDIT: Flavours of the World has been cancelled by organisers due to unforeseen circumstances. The previously advised Road Closures will no longer take place.

 

Queen Street, Ayr will be closed between Young Street and Mackenzie Street between 2.00pm and 11.00pm, Saturday 28 July, 2018 for the hosting of the Flavours of the World event.

It is respectfully requested that all vehicles not involved with the event are removed from Queen Street for the duration of the closure.

All traffic will be detoured via Railway, Graham and Edwards Streets for the duration of the closure.

Council’s traffic management plan is attached for your information.

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

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