Current Road Project Updates 25 August 2022

There are a number of road projects currently being completed. The below are updates for some of the projects which are progressing this week.

If the road or project of interest isn't included below, please click the road name to the right (for desktop) of this page, or by scrolling to the bottom of the page (for mobile) for updates.

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Black Road - Design is underway for a replacement structure. A temporary crossing is in place.

Caniaba Road - Drainage works complete, shoulder widening works including a rock foundation is ongoing.

Cowlong Road - Works are progressing near Lavis Road. Construction works planned for completion late September.

Cawongla Road - Community consultation is underway in preparation for the road closure to replace four damaged culverts.

Gravel Roads Program - Flood repair works are progressing. Approximately 60% of the LGA has now been complete with four road grading crews working full time on these works. Grading of gravel roads in Precinct 11 (including The Channon and surrounds) is due to commence in September. Please take care around the mobile plant. View the Precinct map and completion dates HERE

Gungas Road - Pavement works well underway. Works expected to be complete by October.

Hensen Bridge - Concrete abutments have been poured. Concrete bridge beams to be placed September in preparation of the deck pour.

Johnston Road, Clunes - Geotechnical investigations finalised this week, with instruments installed to monitor the slip. Road reopened Monday 29th August under stop go traffic control until investigation works are complete.

Keerrong Bridge - Concrete bridge complete including bridge approaches. Bridge will be opened under traffic control early September.

Keerrong Road - Repairs to a 1.8km section on Keerrong Road is progressing well which will be complete by early September.

Oakey Creek Road - Community consultation is underway in preparation for geotechnical investigations to determine the scope of work required for landslip remediation.

Pinchin Road - Pavement stabilisation repair on several sections of Pinchin Road will commence August 29th. Single lane traffic control in place for the duration of works (5 weeks, weather permitting). Works on Keerrong Road will be postponed from September 1st, to allow additional traffic flow while Pinchin Road works are completed.

Sexton Bridge, Gundurimba Road – Piling works commenced with abutment works planned for the next 3 weeks.

Terania Creek Road - Segments have been identified to be included in the Flood Recovery Heavy Patching Program, which will provide improvements to the structural integrity of the road and driving conditions for road users. Geotechnical monitoring of the slip site is underway, as is procurement of specialist contractors and designers. Once works are complete at the slip, bridge approaches will be repaired and the road graded.

Town Road - Bridge structure has been procured and works are expected to commence in late 2022.

Tuntable Creek Road - Drilling has been undertaken on the slips, with geotechnical instrumentation installed to monitor movement to best inform the required structural design. Unfortunately, there is a shortage of suitably qualified geotechnical engineers at present. Council has started the procurement process to engage a designer and contractor to undertake restoration works. Additionally, funding has been received to undertake pavement repairs on damaged sealed-sections of Tuntable Creek Road, which is scheduled for October.

 Keerrong Road - repairs to a 1.8km sectionKeerrong Road - repairs to a 1.8km section

Sexton Bridge piling works commenced

Cowlong Road, near Lavis Road

Categories: Black Road, Canaiba Road, Cowlong Road, Gravel Roads, Gungas Road, Hensen Bridge, Johnston Road, Keerrong Bridge, Keerrong Road, Oakey Creek Road, Pinchin Road, Sexton Bridge, Gundurimba Road, Terania Creek Road, Town Road, Tuntable Creek Road
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