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Burdekin Shire Council Road Conditions

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Gibson Street – Road Re-Construction Works

Burdekin Shire Council advises road re-construction works will be commencing in Gibson Street from Beach Road to Cox Street on Saturday 22nd September 2018, the works are expected to be completed in October 2018, weather and construction conditions permitting.

Burdekin Shire Council advises road re-construction works will be commencing in Gibson Street from Beach Road to Cox Street on Saturday 22nd September 2018, the works are expected to be completed in October 2018, weather and construction conditions permitting.

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

Gibson Street from Beach Road to Cox Street will be closed to all traffic to enable works to be undertaken safely and efficiently. Traffic will be detoured via Paine Street during the construction period.

What to Expect:

  • Road closure – Gibson Street
  • Detours in place – Paine Street
  • Dust associated with construction activities
  • Increased noise levels and vibration from machinery, equipment and site vehicles

Property Access:

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

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

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Footpath Works – Macmillan and Young Street

Burdekin Shire Council advises that footpath construction works will be undertaken at the intersection of Macmillan and Young Street adjacent to Centrelink. The works are scheduled to commence on Monday 17th September and are expected to be completed in October 2018, weather and construction conditions permitting

Burdekin Shire Council advises that footpath construction works will be undertaken at the intersection of Macmillan and Young Street adjacent to Centrelink. The works are scheduled to commence on Monday 17th September and 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 4.00pm.

Macmillan and Young Street will remain open during these works but will be subject to changed traffic conditions, including reduced trafficable widths and reduced speed limits to enable work to be undertaken safely and efficiently.

What to expect:

  • Changed Traffic Conditions
  • Reduced Trafficable Widths
  • Speed Restrictions
  • 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 9930

Anzac Park

Anzac Park – Retaining Wall Upgrade

Burdekin Shire Council advises the retaining wall upgrade project will be commencing in Anzac Park on Wednesday 29th August, the works are expected to be completed in October 2018, weather and construction conditions permitting.

Burdekin Shire Council advises the retaining wall upgrade project will be commencing in Anzac Park on Wednesday 29th August, 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.

Mackenzie Street from Macmillan Street to Wickham Street will be closed to all traffic to enable works to be undertaken safely and efficiently. Traffic will be detoured via Young Street during the construction period.

The Anzac Park playground and skate park areas will remain open for full use during the project.

What to Expect:

  • Road closure – Mackenzie Street
  • Rotunda area closure – Anzac Park
  • Dust associated with construction activities
  • Increased noise levels and vibration from machinery, equipment and site vehicles

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

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Footpath Works – Ninth Avenue

Burdekin Shire Council advises that footpath construction works will be undertaken in Ninth Avenue from Tenth Street to Ninth Street. The works are scheduled to commence on Thursday 23rd August 2018 and are expected to be completed in September 2018, weather and construction conditions permitting.

Burdekin Shire Council advises that footpath construction works will be undertaken in Ninth Avenue from Tenth Street to Ninth Street. The works are scheduled to commence on Thursday 23rd August 2018 and 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.

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

What to expect:

  • Speed Restrictions
  • Footpath Closures
  • Reduced on-street parking
  • Dust associated with construction activities
  • Increased noise levels, equipment and site vehicles

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 9930.

 

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Footpath Works – Ninth Street

Burdekin Shire Council advises that footpath construction works will be undertaken in Ninth Street adjacent to Watsons Green. The works are scheduled to commence on Thursday 23rd August 2018 and are expected to be completed in September 2018, weather and construction conditions permitting.

Burdekin Shire Council advises that footpath construction works will be undertaken in Ninth Street adjacent to Watsons Green. The works are scheduled to commence on Thursday 23rd August 2018 and are expected to be completed in September 2018, weather and construction conditions permitting.

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

Ninth Street will remain open during these works but will be subject to changed traffic conditions, including reduced speed limits, reduced trafficable widths and footpath closures to enable work to be undertaken safely and efficiently.

What to expect:

  • Reduced trafficable widths
  • Speed Restrictions
  • Reduced on-street parking
  • Footpath closures
  • Dust associated with construction activities
  • Increased noise levels, equipment and site vehicles

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 9930.

Ayr-Dalbeg Road pavement repairs

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.

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  

Monday 24 September and Tuesday 25 September 2018 (weather and construction conditions permitting) 

Access to Old Clare Road from Ayr-Dalbeg Road will be temporarily affected while works are completed at this intersection. During this time, road users will be diverted to an alternative route via Liebrecht Road. Directional signage will be in place to direct road users of these changes.

 

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

 

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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.

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

 

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