Plantation Creek – Pontoon Closure

Burdekin Shire Council would like to advise that pontoon maintenance works will be undertaken at Plantation Creek.

The Pontoon will be closed whilst the maintenance works is completed from Wednesday 20 March to Friday 28 March 2019, weather permitting.

The boat ramps will remain open to residents during the works with some minor interruptions.

Burdekin Shire Council thanks residents for their patience during the maintenance works. Should you require further information please contact Council’s Customer Service Team on 4783 9800.

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 dates.

Monday 25 March to Friday 29 March 2019 (weather permitting)

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 questions about any TMR projects, please contact our Customer and Stakeholder Management team via email at or by telephoning 1800 625 648.

Ayr-Ravenswood Road – Gravel Re-sheeting and Grading

Burdekin Shire Council advises that grading works are in progress on the Ayr-Ravenswood Road. Re-sheeting works are scheduled to commence on Wednesday 20 March 2019 in the vicinity of Molybdenum Creek and will continue towards the town of Ravenswood. These works are expected to be completed by Wednesday 27 March 2019, weather permitting.

The Ayr-Ravenswood Road will remain open during these works, however, this section will be subject to speed restrictions and traffic control where minor delays may be experienced. Gravel trucks, in addition to existing plant, will be operating along this road during the course of the works.

Every effort will be made to keep disruption to a minimum for road users during these works. Burdekin Shire Council thanks residents and road users for their patience during these works.

For further information please contract Council’s Customer Service Team 4783 9800.

Hughes Road – Road Reconstruction and Drainage Works

Burdekin Shire Council advises that road reconstruction and drainage works will be undertaken on Hughes Road from Allen Road to Corica Road. The works are scheduled to commence on Monday 11th March 2019 and expected to be completed in June 2019, weather and construction conditions permitting.

Hughes Road will be closed from Allen Road to Corica Road during these works with access to local traffic only. The intersection at Hughes Road and Allen Road will be managed under traffic control or traffic lights to enable work to be undertaken safely and efficiently.

For further information please contact Council’s Customer Service Team 4783 9930

Edwards Street – Footpath Works

Burdekin Shire Council advises that footpath re-construction works will be undertaken in Edwards Street from Wilmington to Graham Street. The works are scheduled to commence on Monday 11th March 2019 and are expected to be completed by Friday 29th March 2019, weather and construction conditions permitting.

Edwards Street will remain open during these works but will be subject to reduced speed limits and on-street parking restrictions. A pedestrian detour will be in place to enable work to be undertaken safely and efficiently.

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.

Plantation Park – Ayr Visitor Information Centre

Burdekin Shire Council advises the construction of the Ayr Visitor Information Centre Redevelopment Project, will be commencing in Plantation Park on Monday 25 February 2019, the works are expected to be completed in June 2019, weather and construction conditions permitting.

Internal roads within Plantation Park will be closed to traffic to enable works to be undertaken safely and efficiently. Reduced footpath widths will be in place on sections of the footpath within the park and pedestrians are advised to take caution.

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.

Plantation Park Nature Based Play Space

Burdekin Shire Council advises that construction works have commenced in Plantation Park on the Nature Based Play Space. The works are scheduled to be completed by 30 May 2019, weather and construction conditions permitting.

Plantation Park will remain open for use to residents and visitors of the Burdekin. Whilst construction is being undertaken there will be increased traffic movement within the internal roadways of the park.

The construction site has been fenced to enable work to be undertaken safely and efficiently.

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

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