Burdekin River Bridge – Temporary Lane Closure

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 date (weather permitting):

Monday 23 April, Thursday 26 April and Friday 27 April, 2018

9.30am to 2.45pm (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 queries in relation to this work, please contact Mrs Paula Paoletti on 1800 625 648.

Burdekin Sugar Rush – Road Closures

The following temporary road closures will be in place between 5.00am and 11am on Sunday 29th April, 2018 to allow the hosting of the annual Burdekin Sugar Rush Fun Run and Walk.

  • MacMillan Street, Ayr – closed between Pool and Little Drysdale Streets
  • Little Drysdale Street, Ayr – closed between MacMillan and Wickham Streets
  • Wickham Street, Ayr – closed between Little Drysdale and Mackenzie Streets

All traffic will be detoured for the period of the closures to ensure the safety of participants and spectators.

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

Road Closure – Mount Inkerman Road

Burdekin Shire Council advises that bitumen resealing works will be undertaken on Mount Inkerman Road. The works are scheduled to commence on Tuesday 24th April 2018 from 7.00am to 4.00pm, weather and construction conditions permitting.

Mount Inkerman Road will be closed to all traffic and pedestrians from 7.00am to 4.00pm on Tuesday 24th April 2018, to enable work to be undertaken safely and efficiently.

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

Anzac Day Road Closures

Ayr and Home Hill

Road closures will be in place for the following times and locations on Wednesday 25th April 2018 for the hosting of the 2018 Anzac Day Dawn Services and Parades.

Ayr Road Closures

Dawn Service – 5.00am to 6.00am

  • Queen St between Young and MacKenzie St
  • MacKenzie St between Queen and Wickham St
  • MacMillan St between Park and MacKenzie St

Main Parade – 8.30am to 11.00am

  • Queen St between Edwards and Mackenzie St
  • Edwards St between Wilmington and Queen St
  • Mackenzie St between Queen and Wickham St
  • MacMillan St between Park and MacKenzie St

Home Hill Road Closures

Dawn Service – 5.00am to 6.00am

  • Ninth Av between Tenth and Eighth St
  • Ninth St at the intersection with Ninth Av

Main Parade – 10.30am to 12.00noon

  • Ninth Av between Tenth and Eighth St
  • Eighth St between Ninth and Tenth Av
  • Tenth Av between Tenth and Eighth St

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

Asphalt Works – Little Drysdale Street, Ayr

Burdekin Shire Council advises that asphalt works will be undertaken in Little Drysdale Street from Queen Street to Macmillan Street intersections.

The works are scheduled to commence on Sunday 15 April, 2018 at 6.00pm and are expected to be completed by Monday 16 April, 2018 at 6.00am, weather permitting.

Little Drysdale Street will be open to traffic under one lane entrance via Queen Street until 10.00pm on Sunday for access to MacDonald’s Restaurant.

A full road closure of Little Drysdale Street will be implemented from 10.00pm Sunday 15 April to 6.00am Monday 16 April, 2018.

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

Brown Road – Road Reconstruction and Drainage

Burdekin Shire Council advises that road reconstruction and drainage works will be recommencing on Brown Road from the Telstra exchange building for the extent of 1km towards Pelican Road. The works have recently experienced delays due to weather and will recommence on Monday 9th April 2018 and are expected to be completed in June 2018, weather and construction conditions permitting.

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

Brown Road will be closed to all traffic during the construction period with a temporary detour via Shepherd Road.

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 9800.

Footpath Works – Seventh Avenue

Burdekin Shire Council advises that footpath construction works will be undertaken in Seventh Avenue from Sixteenth Street to Eighteenth Street intersections. The works are scheduled to commence on Tuesday 13th March 2018 and are expected to be completed in May 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. At times Sixteenth Street, Seventeenth Street and Eighteenth Street will be subject to road closures.

What to expect:

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

Property Access:

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

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 9800

Road Re-construction Works Ayr-Dalbeg Road

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) advises that construction crews will be undertaking further pavement rehabilitation work on Ayr-Dalbeg Road (between Lena Road and the Bruce Highway). RoadTek (TMR) is completing this project,  which will improve safety and operational efficiency of Ayr-Dalbeg Road, as well as support future growth in the Burdekin.

The works have commenced and are expected to be completed in April 2018, weather and construction conditions permitting.

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

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.

Property Access

There will be times when access to 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.

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 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

Mitchell Road – Road Reconstruction and Drainage Works

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that road reconstruction and drainage works will commence on Mitchell Road, Clare from Mulgrave Road to Woodhouse Road on Monday 22nd January 2018 continuing until approximately Friday 4th May 2018, weather permitting.

These works will be constructed under a full road closure with access to residents 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 visit Council’s website www.burdekin.qld.gov.au or contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800

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