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

Old Home Hill Road – Drainage Works

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that drainage works will commence on Old Home Hill Road between Conlan Street and McDesme Road.  Works are scheduled to commence on Wednesday 13th June, 2018 continuing until approximately Friday 22nd June, 2018, weather permitting.

These works will be constructed under a full road closure of Old Home Hill Road between Conlan Street and McDesme Road from Wednesday 13th June to Friday 15th June 2018.  Works from Monday 18th June to Friday 22nd June will be constructed under reduced speeds and trafficable widths.

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.

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 (weather permitting):

  • Wednesday 13 June to Friday 15 June 2018 
  • Monday 18 June 2018 to Friday 22 June 2018
  • Thursday 28 June 2018 and Friday 29 June 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 Dana Hildebrandt on 1800 625 648.

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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