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.

Ayr-Dalbeg Road Pavement Rehabilitation Project

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.

Property Access

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

 

Hodel Road – Road Reconstruction and Drainage Works

Burdekin Shire Council advises that road reconstruction and drainage works will be undertaken on Hodel Road from the Bruce Highway intersection for the extent of 1km. The works 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.

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

What to Expect:

  • Temporary Lane Closures
  • Speed Restrictions
  • Dust associated with construction activities
  • Increased noise levels and vibration from machinery, equipment and site vehicles

Property Access:

There will be at time when access to properties directly adjacent the works will be temporarily restricted while the works are in progress. Residents will be notified should their access be temporarily restricted.

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

 

Day Road – Road Reconstruction

Burdekin Shire Council advises that road reconstruction works will be undertaken on Day Road from Allen Road to Doohan Road intersections. The works are scheduled to commence on Monday 23 July, 2018 continuing approximately until Friday 21 September 2018, weather and construction conditions permitting.

These works will be constructed under a full road closure of Day Road with access to local traffic only.

Motorists are asked to obey all directional signs and any instructions from traffic controllers or on site 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 contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800.

Footpath Works – Seventh Avenue

Burdekin Shire Council advises that footpath construction works will be undertaken in Seventh Avenue from Eighteenth Street to Nineteenth Street intersections. The works are expected to be completed in August 2018, weather and construction conditions permitting.

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

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

What to expect:

  • Temporary Lane Closures
  • Speed Restrictions
  • Dust associated with construction activities
  • Increased noise levels and vibration from machinery, equipment and site vehicles

Property Access:

There will be at time when access to properties directly adjacent the works will be temporarily restricted while the works are in progress. Residents will be notified should their access be temporarily restricted.

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

Ayr-Dalbeg Road – Drainage Works

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise of drainage work to be undertaken on the Ayr-Dalbeg Road, in the Mona Park vicinity, commencing Thursday 7th June, 2018 with a programmed completion of Friday 22nd June, 2018, weather permitting.

The works will be conducted under traffic with a single lane closure in place using traffic lights. Traffic lights will be operating both day and evening throughout the duration of the project.

Motorists and cyclists are asked to obey all traffic signals, directional signs, and any instructions from traffic controllers or site 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 contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800.

Temporary Closure – Plantation Creek Boat Ramp

 

New Commencement Date

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) would like to advise work on the Plantation Creek western boat ramp located at 652 Old Wharf Road, Airdmillan is scheduled to commence on Tuesday 8 May 2018.

The majority of the works will occur during the day, however night works may be required due to tidal variability and with the aim of completing works by Saturday 30 June 2018 (weather and construction permitting).

The project will:

  • replace the existing boat ramp with new pre-cast concrete planks
  • increase the two-lane boat ramp from seven metres wide to the standard eight metres wide
  • extend the length of the ramp from 20.5 metres to 34.4 metres long
  • carry out additional earthworks and rock protection works.

Access to the western ramp will be closed during construction so that work can be completed safely and efficiently.  The eastern ramp and pontoon will remain open.

More information about the located and details of the Plantation Creek boat ramp upgrade can be found here TMR Temporary Boat Ramp Closure.

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

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