The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) advises that construction crews will be undertaking pavement rehabilitation work on Ayr-Dalbeg Road (between the Bruce Highway and Old Clare Road). RoadTek has been engaged as the construction contractor, and this project which will improve safety and operational efficiency of Ayr-Dalbeg Road, as well as support future growth in the Burdekin.
The works will commence Monday 30 July 2018 and are expected to be completed by the end of October 2018, weather and construction conditions permitting.
The works will take place Monday to Friday between 6.00am and 5.00pm.
Ayr-Dalbeg Road will remain open during these works but will be subject to changed traffic conditions, including lane closures and reduced speed limits to enable works to be undertaken safely and efficiently. To minimise disruptions to road users, works have been planned in stages with advanced warning signs to notify road users of these changes.
What to expect:
– Temporary lane closures.
– Speed restrictions.
– Visual message boards will operate in the area to keep you informed.
– Increased noise levels and vibration from machinery, equipment and site vehicles.
– Dust associated with construction activities.
Temporary Road Closure – Old Clare Road
Access to Old Clare Road from Ayr-Dalbeg Road will be temporarily affected while works are completed at this intersection. Road users may need to be diverted to an alternative route via Liebrecht Road. Directional signage will be in place to direct road users of these changes. Dates to be advised as works progress.
Temporary Road Closure – Liebrecht Road
Access to Liebrecht Road from Ayr-Dalbeg Road will be temporarily affected while works are completed at this intersection. Road users may need to be diverted to an alternative route via Old Clare Road. Directional signage will be in place to direct road users of these changes. Dates to be advised as works progress.
There will be times when access to businesses and residential properties directly adjacent to the works will be temporarily restricted while the works are in progress. This will be monitored by roaming traffic controllers to ensure minimal delays are experienced. If required access to properties may be diverted temporarily as part of the works.
Wide load restrictions
All heavy vehicle operators with vehicles/loads in excess of 3.0m or above must call Stephen Hughes on 0407 159 920 at least 24 hours in advance to advise of an anticipated time of arrival to allow for road barriers and other infrastructure to be cleared. Failure to provide sufficient advance notice will result in delays.
Every effort will be made to keep disruption to a minimum for road users during these activities. The project team apologises for any inconvenience and appreciates the community’s patience during these important works.
Should you have any questions please contact the TMR’s Northern District’s Customer and Stakeholder Management Team on 1800 625 648.
For information on the latest traffic conditions call the Traffic and Travel Information line on 13 19 40 or visit www.QLDTraffic.com.au