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  • Dorroughby Road - Maintenance Works (Apr 2024)

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    Council wishes to advise that maintenance works on Dorroughby Road will require a temporary road change. The works will involve single lane traffic control of the road for from 18 April, for approximately two weeks, subject to change pending weather conditions.

    Road changes are required around the works zone identified on the section in the figure below. The works zone is located approximately 500 meters from the Dorroughby Road/Corndale Road intersection, between 791 Corndale Road and 65 Dorroughby Road.

    Emergency services vehicles will be accommodated. Please adhere to all road closed signs and directions from any traffic controllers.


    Further Information
    We apologise in advance for any disruptions you may experience while we carry out this essential work. Should you wish to contact us directly with any questions or comments, or register your contact details to receive updates, please call (02) 6625 0500 or email floodrecoveryroadsbridges@lismore.nsw.gov.au and include the title ‘Dorroughby Road – Apr 2024 Update.’

  • Flood Restoration - Roads & Bridges Update (Mar 2024)

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    ROADS & BRIDGES FLOOD RESTORATION PROJECT UPDATE

    Please note, several road and bridge projects progressing concurrently, below are updates for some projects progressing this month. Please check the 'Projects By Name' and select the road name for latest updates. Additionally, if there is a road you would like specific flood restoration updates on, please register your contact details via our notification list form.


    COMPLETED WORKS
    Black Road
    Temporary repair works were completed on Black Road to restore access to properties for residents. This involved importing some additional rock, stabilising the current structure with no fines concrete, and adding some additional surface material to ensure the crossing remains trafficable while the design for a new structure is under way.


    Dorroughby Road
    The Dorroughby Road landslip restoration project is now completed with motorists excitingly driving the stretch over road in mid-March. The works involved stabilising the landslip embankment, installing drainage, and constructing a new road pavement. We would like to thank the community for their patience during the construction and the positive feedback we have received from road users who are enjoying this new section of the road.

    Industry Drive
    During March work crews constructed a gabion wall to improve drainage prevent future erosion on Industry Drive. The works were completed under the watchful eye of nearby preschool children, who demonstrated great anticipation at the fence each day as they watched eagerly what the machinery would do next. A highlight for our crews as they witnessed the children’s smiling faces observing the works. Thank you to the local community for your support during these works.

    Johnston Road
    Works are now complete on a storm water outlet on Johnston Road. These works included reinstating the rock erosion protection and the concrete around the top of the precast headwall.

    Road Maintenance Works - Gwynne Road, Stony Chute Road & Tuntable Falls Road
    A busy month for our maintenance crews with staff inspecting and providing maintenance on many roads throughout the region. After listening to community concerns Gwynne Road, Stony Chute Road and Tuntable Falls Road were added as priority maintenance works. To improve road conditions, crews provided pothole repairs on Stony Chute Road and Tuntable Falls Road along with light grading and filling potholes for the sealed section of Gwynne Road.


    CURRENT WORKS
    Crofton Road
    Road pavement restoration works have commenced on Crofton Road for the locations identified below. The works will occur for approximately two to three months, subject to weather conditions. The road will remain open under traffic control to have minimal impact on residents, please allow extra time for delays.


    Newton Drive
    Works have commenced on several minor upslope landslips and a single pipe culvert. Works will involve scaling of boulders and the clearing and reformation of a table drain to return the road to pre-existing condition. Works will be completed under traffic control and will have minimal impact on the residents in this area.

    Nimbin Road
    Works are progressing on Nimbin Road at the site near Shipway Road. During the past month, on the southbound lane, work crews have removed the asphalt and base material along with reshaping and installing drainage. The road pavement was also constructed, compacted, and rolled along the full width of the road. Following this, the steel barriers on top of the retaining wall were installed, allowing the traffic to shift back to the northbound lane. Next month, works are scheduled to construction drainage along the retaining wall and complete placement of the road base layers along the full width of the road. This will be followed by sealing and asphalting along the full width of the road, installing guardrails and construction of the gabion basket wall extension ready for the anticipated opening on the road in May.


    Milgate Road
    Works have commenced on Milgate Road involving road surface and drainage repairs.


    Rogerson Road
    The team are continuing to implement the appropriate protocols to ensure the safety of juvenile micro bats. Through successful collaboration with environmental professionals this protected species will be temporary relocated. This will allow the pups to complete their growth cycle during the breeding season and reduce their risk in maturing. We will provide further update when available. Thank you to the community for your patience and understanding.

    Rosebank Road
    Landslip restorations are underway at Rosebank Road. The works involve reinstating the property access track and restoring the batter and table drain along the road edge.


    Terania Creek – Bridge Updates
    The Terania Creek bridge project is underway for bridge 1, 2 and 3. The bridge approaches and guard rail footings are completed for bridge 1. During early March, work crews will commence final concrete works and installation of lateral restrain brackets for bridge 3.

    Tuntable Creek Road
    During March, maintenance works were completed on Tuntable Creek Road from Young Road heading back down the hill approximately 500m. These works involved reshaping of table drains, slashing and minor landslip remediation.


    Upper Tuntable Falls Road
    Works are underway on two landslip sites on Upper Tuntable Falls Road located near the Tuntable Falls Primary School. During the past month, a site office was established and works commenced to reinstate the existing open drains. Temporary ramps were also constructed to allow trucks entry to the slip area. The works are expected to take 6-8 weeks weather permitting.


    Zouch Road
    Priority works have commenced for Zouch Road. This will involve with a light grade and repairs to the road surface.


    FUTURE WORKS
    Gwynne Road
    Gwynne Road is currently out to design; the design will take approximately one month. After this, the project will go to tender with work will be starting on the road in approximately 8 weeks.

    Magellan Street
    New guardrails will be installed on Magellan Street in the location identified on the map below during April. The road will remain open with works completed under single lane traffic control to have minimal impact on road users.

  • Flood Restoration - Roads & Bridges Update (Feb 2024)

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    ROADS & BRIDGES FLOOD RESTORATION PROJECT UPDATE

    Please note, several road and bridge projects progressing concurrently, below are updates for some projects progressing this month. Please check the 'Projects By Name' and select the road name for latest updates. Additionally, if there is a road you would like specific flood restoration updates on, please register your contact details via our notification list form.

    COMPLETED WORKS
    Geotechnical Investigations
    During the last 5 months geotechnical investigations have taken place across the entire Lismore shire region. These works have involved using a drilling rig to understand subsurface conditions at the many landslip, bridge and culvert crossing locations. This information is vital in determining the most appropriate restoration design solution for these locations. All landslip, culvert and bridge geotechnical investigations have now been completed. We would like to thank residents for your patience and resilience during this time.


    CURRENT WORKS
    Dorroughby Road
    The Dorroughby Road landslip restoration is well underway with embankment stabilisation completed last month. Wet weather has extended the closure slightly, however, drainage and road pavement works are scheduled to occur during March. See below progress photos, thank you to all the Dorroughby Road residents for your patience during this time.

    Nimbin Road
    Works are progressing on Nimbin Road at the site near Shipway Road. The retaining wall construction is now complete, and the road pavement works commenced end of February. Excitingly, traffic has temporarily moved onto the newly constructed northbound lane in preparation for an expected opening in April.

    Guardrails Project
    During the past month our guardrails project has been underway, replacing or installing new guardrails. This is multisite works to repair traffic barriers at road sections damaged during the 2022 natural disaster. Generally, the sites are at road sections over creek crossings. Each work site will require traffic control and the repair will generally be completed within 2 days. Recently, guardrails were completed on two sites at Nimbin Road, Rock Valley Road, Cawongla Road, Corndale Road and two sites at Boatharbour Road. Other road closures will be updated as scheduled work on Live Traffic.

    Tuntable Creek Road
    Works are currently underway on Tuntable Creek Road near Young Road. These involve reshaping of table drains, slashing and minor landslip remediation from Young Road heading back down the hill approximately 500m. The works are expected to be completed first week of March, pending weather conditions.

    Terania Creek Road
    The Terania Creek bridges project is underway for bridge 1, 2 and 3. The bridge approaches and guard rail footings are completed for bridge 1. During early March, work crews will commence final concrete works and installation of lateral restrain brackets for bridge 3.

    Newton Drive
    Several minor upslope landslips and a single pipe culvert were scheduled to be repaired during February, these works have now been pushed into March due to weather delays. Works will involve scaling of boulders and the clearing and reformation of a table drain to return the road to pre-existing condition. Works will be completed under traffic control and will have minimal impact on the residents in this area.

    Rosebank Road
    Landslip restoration works were scheduled for completed during February; these works have now been pushed into March due to weather delays. The works involve reinstating the property access track and restoring the batter and table drain along the road edge. Works will be completed under traffic control and will have minimal impact on the residents.

    Industry Drive
    Works have commenced on Industry Drive to improve drainage works involving the construction of a gabion wall to prevent future erosion. The works will occur for approximately two weeks, from Thursday 29 February, pending weather conditions. For further information, please view the original notice at
    https://yoursay.lismore.nsw.gov.au/maintaining-our-roads-and-bridges/news_feed/industry-drive

    Rogerson Road
    The team have been busy implementing appropriate protocols to ensure the safety of juvenile micro bats. Through successful collaboration with environmental professionals this protected species will be temporary relocated. This will allow the pups to complete their growth cycle during the breeding season and reduce their risk in maturing. We are unsure of the start date at this time. We will provide further update when available. Thank you to the community for your patience and understanding during these works. For further information, please view the original notice at: https://yoursay.lismore.nsw.gov.au/maintaining-our-roads-and-bridges/news_feed/rogerson-road-culvert-replacement-feb-2024


    FUTURE WORKS
    Johnston Road
    Works will commence to replace a damaged culvert headwall on Johnston Road for approximately two weeks, from 4 March to 18 March 2024, subject to weather conditions. The road will remain open under stop/go traffic control with slight delays expected. For further information, please view the original notice at
    https://yoursay.lismore.nsw.gov.au/maintaining-our-roads-and-bridges/news_feed/johnston-road-culvert-works-feb-2023

    Eureka Road, Graham Road & Haywood Lane
    During the end of February, all three bridges were successfully delivered to Council storage yards. The designs for each site are in the final stages with works schedules being finalised. We apologise in advance for any disruptions you may experience while we carry out this essential work. These works will involve removing the existing infrastructure at each site and preparing the area for bridge construction. To minimise impact to residents and traffic flow during the construction work a temporary track will be established as a side road. The work duration at each site is expected to be approximately 6 weeks, subject to weather conditions.


    Blue Knob Road
    Remediation works are planned to commence in April 2024 on several landslips on Blue Knob Road, the two sites currently under temporary traffic control measures. Our primary focus is to ensure the well-being of our community and to efficiently manage the project to minimise disruption. We will notify residents of the exact date and provide further information on the works closer to commencement. The expected duration of the works will be approximately nine months, this estimated period includes the remediation of the total of four landslips.


    Leycester Road
    Leycester Road design is currently underway with expected completion in May 2024. Works are expected to start on site in August 2024 and will take approximately two months to complete. Funding for these works has been approved.

    Oakey Creek Road
    Currently there are five major landslips on Oakey Creek Road. Due to the complex nature of these sites, which involves multiple design iterations and reviews from civil, structural, and geotechnical engineers, the designs are expected to be completed by September 2024, with works to commence early in 2025 pending funding approvals.

    Stony Chute Road
    There are multiple landslips along Stoney Chute Road, seven of these being complex and two being non-complex. Works will commence on the noncomplex sites during April with the expected completion of June 2024. The more complex sites are currently under design with this process anticipated to be completed by August 2024 and works estimated to start towards the end of 2024 pending funding approvals.

    Terania Creek Road
    Terania Creek Road has multiple landslip sites currently under design with expected completion in September 2024 with works estimated to commence in early 2025 pending funding approval. Currently works are underway on multiple bridges with works anticipated to be completed mid-2024.

    Wallace Road
    Wallace Road has two major landslips currently under design with this process expected to be completed by the end of June 2024. It is estimated the works will commence towards the end of 2024 pending funding approvals. Please note, we are unable to schedule works until we receive funding approval.

    Woodlawn Road
    Woodlawn Road design is currently underway with expected completion in May 2024. Works are estimated to start on site in August 2024 and will take approximately three months to complete. Funding for these works has been approved.

  • Flood Restoration - Roads & Bridges Update (Jan 2024)

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    ROADS & BRIDGES FLOOD RESTORATION PROJECT UPDATE

    Please note, several road and bridge projects progressing concurrently, below are updates for some projects progressing this month. Please check the 'Projects By Name' and select the road name for latest updates. Additionally, if there is a road you would like specific flood restoration updates on, please register your contact details via our notification list form.


    COMPLETED WORKS

    Geotechnical Investigations
    During the month our contractors closed single lanes for works on Orion Street, Skyline Road South, Tuntable Creek Road, and Zouch Road to perform geotechnical investigations. This involved using a drilling rig to understand subsurface conditions. We would like to thank residents for your patience and resilience during this time. All landslip geotechnical investigations have now been completed with the bridge investigations underway and expected to also be completed by the middle of February.

    Eltham Road
    Recently, funding was secured to install guardrail on Eltham Road. These works were completed late January with a road closure in place around the site. There was a road closure between Houghlahans and Humpty Back roads and we thank the community for their patience during the road closure.

    Quilty Road
    Works were recently completed on Quilty Road to repair pavement damage and replace a culvert to return the road to pre-existing conditions. Thank you to the residents for their patience and support during the works.


    Tuntable Creek Road
    As the safety threshold had been exceeded, a road closure was triggered for Tuntable Creek Road on Wednesday 17 January 2024 at the landslip site, between Rose Road and Beardow Road. The shut down was to ensure the safety of motorists and to allow for further monitoring. Geotechnical experts were on site the next day to inspect the site and determined it could be reopened. The road reopened Thursday morning 18 January 2024. The new signs installed in October 2023 assisted to reduce detour times allowing Council to notify residents of the closure before reaching the closed site.



    CURRENT WORKS

    Nimbin Road
    Works are continuing for Site 4km on Nimbin Road, after the successful completion and opening of Site 1Km. Recently work crews completed implementation and maintenance of the erosion control following the heavy rainfall. Placement of approximately 70% of the GWS (No Fines Concrete Blocks) on top of the pile cap and approximately 60m of drainage layer and selected fill behind the retaining wall were also recently completed.


    Guardrails Project
    During the past month our guardrails project has been underway, replacing or installing new guardrails. This is multisite works to repair traffic barriers at road sections damaged during the 2022 natural disaster. Generally, the sites are at road sections over creek crossings. Each work site will require traffic control and the repair will generally be completed within 2 days. Recently, the work crew worked on Eltham and Boatharbour Road. Other road closures will be updated as scheduled work on Live Traffic.


    Terania Creek – Bridge Updates
    The Terania Creek bridge project is underway for bridge 1, 2 and 3. The bridge approaches and guard rail footings completed for bridge 3. Commencement on bridge 2 is scheduled for early February.




    FUTURE WORKS

    Dorroughby Road
    The road closure for Dorroughby Road was unfortunately delayed until 12 February with expected competition approximately 26 February, subject to change pending weather conditions. Works will involve scaling of boulders and the clearing and reformation of a table drain to return the road to pre-existing conditions. Road closure will be required around the works zone with the section located approximately 500 meters from the Dorroughby Road/Corndale Road intersection, between 791 Corndale Road and 65 Dorroughby Road. Motorists will be notified of the closure via roadside signage and updated through www.livetraffic.com. Emergency services vehicles will be accommodated. Please adhere to all road closed signs and directions from any traffic controllers.


    Rogerson Road
    A culvert replacement is planned for late February 2024. These works will require a road closure for up to 10 weeks subject to weather and resources availability. The existing culvert was damaged in the February 2022 natural disaster and has funding approved for a replacement structure with concrete pipes.

    Newton Drive
    A number of minor up slope landslips and a single pipe culvert are scheduled to be repaired during February. Works will involve scaling of boulders and the clearing and reformation of a table drain to return the road to pre-existing condition. Works will be completed under traffic control and will have minimal impact on the residents in this area.

    Rosebank Road
    Rosebank road slip will have restoration works completed during February. The works involve reinstating the property access track and restoring the batter and table drain along the road edge. Works will be completed under traffic control and will have minimal impact on the residents in this area.

    Johnston Road
    Minor works on a damaged drainage culvert along Johnston Road will be completed in February. This will involve reinstating a rock blanket that was washed away in the February 22 Flood Event. Works will be completed under traffic control and will have minimal impact on the residents in this area.

    Leycester Road
    Council wishes to advise funding has now been secured to reinstate the road to a suitable standard to ensure the community are able to travel safely along this road. The works are schedule to occur July 2024, notwithstanding another disaster event and subject to weather conditions, resources, and contractor availability. During works traffic will be impacted as the works will be carried out under Traffic Control stop/go arrangement and a reduced speed limit. At times traffic users may experience long delays to allow construction of the new pavement. Access to property driveways may be impacted or restricted at times however will ensure property owners are notified prior to this occurring. Motorists will be notified of the upcoming roadworks with VMS boards and updated through www.livetraffic.com closer to construction commencement. Emergency services vehicles will be accommodated if required. Please adhere to all road signs and directions from any traffic controllers and ensure extra care is taken around workers on foot.


    Eureka Road, Graham Road & Haywood Lane
    The design plans have changed for Eureka Road, Graham Road, and Haywood Lane. These sites were originally scheduled for culvert replacement; however, funding has been successfully acquired to upgrade these locations from box culverts to bridges. Currently, design for the project works is in final stages with the bridges due to be delivered to Council late February. The works are to be scheduled after delivery, this is subject to change pending weather conditions, resources, and contractor availability. We apologise in advance for any disruptions you may experience while we carry out this essential work. These works will involve removing the existing infrastructure at each site and preparing the area for bridge construction. To minimise impact to residents and traffic flow during the construction work a temporary track will be established as a side road. The works will take approximately 6 weeks at each site.

  • Dorroughby Road - Road Closure (Jan 2024)

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    Please note:

    Unfortunately, the works for Dorroughby Road have been delayed. We are anticipating an end date for the works on 20 March 2024 subject to weather conditions.





    Council wishes to advise that upgrades on Dorroughby Road require a temporary road change. The works will involve closing of the road for approximately 2 weeks, from 29 January at 7am to 12 February at 5pm, subject to change pending weather conditions.

    Road closure will be required around the works zone with the section located in the figure below. The works zone is located approximately 500 meters from the Dorroughby Road/Corndale Road intersection, between 791 Corndale Road and 65 Dorroughby Road.

    Motorists will be notified of the closure via roadside signage and updated through www.livetraffic.com. Emergency services vehicles will be accommodated. Please adhere to all road closed signs and directions from any traffic controllers.


    What are the works?
    Following the February 2022 natural disaster, Dorroughby Road suffered extensive damage. Funding has now been secured to undergo localised scaling of boulders and the clearing and reformation of a table drain to return the road to pre-existing conditions.

    Further Information
    We apologise in advance for any disruptions you may experience while we carry out this essential work. Should you wish to contact us directly with any questions or comments, or register your contact details to receive updates, please call (02) 6625 0500 or email floodrecoveryroadsbridges@lismore.nsw.gov.au and include the title ‘Dorroughby Road – Jan 2024 Update.’

  • Flood Recovery Heavy Patching Program

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    Flood Recovery Heavy Patching Program –

    Restoration of road surface, possible change in road level.

    Segments of the following have been identified for heavy patching works to repair flood damage to road surface.

    Precinct 1

    Graham Road

    Gundarimba Road

    River Bank Road

    Rous Road

    Skyline Road

    Tregeagle Road

    Tuckurimba Road

    Tucki Road

    Wybelena Road

    Precinct 2

    Bagotville Road

    Broadwater Road

    Kilgin Road

    Mathieson Lane

    Precinct 3

    Tatham Road

    Precinct 4

    Nimoola Road

    Pelican Creek Road

    Precinct 6

    Back Creek Road

    Precinct 7

    Axford Road

    Martin Road

    McGuinness Road

    Rock Valley Road

    Precinct 8

    Boggumbil Road

    Davis Road

    Jacobson Road

    Jiggi Road

    Potessu Road

    Rosehill Road

    Precinct 9

    Anderson Road

    Basil Road

    Cecil Street

    Crofton Road

    Gungas Road

    Lillian Rock Road

    Moffitt Road

    Sibley Street

    Symonds Road

    Thorburn Street

    Precinct 10

    Booerie Creek Road

    Boyle Road

    Keerrong Road

    Precinct 11

    Koonorigan Road

    Pinchin Road

    Terania Creek Road

    The Channon Road

    Tuntable Creek Road

    Precinct 12

    Dorroughby Road

    Duncan Road

    James Street (Dunoon)

    Middleton Way

    Nightcap Range Road

    Rocky Creek Dam Road

    Precinct 13

    Corndale Road

    Hunters Hill Road

    Grace Road

    James Gibson Road

    Precinct 14

    Boatharbour Road

    Eltham Road

    Humpty Back Road

    Regional Roads

    Blue Knob Road

    Coraki Road

    Dunoon Road

    Nimbin Road

    Wyrallah Road

    Bridge Street (Wyrallah)

    Kyogle Road


    These works are subject to change to due weather conditions, availability of contractors and funding. Updates will be posted on this article.


    Shall you wish to be kept up to date directly, you can register your details via the Your Say ‘Submissions’ tab HERE. Alternately, please contact Lismore City Council via email council@lismore.nsw.gov.au or call (02) 6625 0500 to register your details. Please reference ‘Flood Recovery Heavy Patching Program’.


    How will the works affect traffic?

    Roads will be open to residential access only during the time of works. Traffic controls will be in place, which will cause minor delays and disruptions. Please note roadside signage, updates on myroadinfo and updates in the online Your Say article for communication about temporary disruptions to your property access during this period.


    What do the works involve?

    These roads need to be fixed to improve the structural integrity and driving conditions for road users. Works include cleaning drains and culverts, cutting off high road shoulders, digging out and replacing soft spots with rock. The gravel overlay is placed where required, before stabilising with the addition of slag lime. This is then compacted, trimmed, and sealed. Followed by line marking edge line.


    The road surface may receive a final wearing seal several months after the initial bitumen seal has cured.

    This pavement overlay may potentially change road levels between 0mm to +150mm and resurfacing of the existing road width due to additional layers of new road base material.


    All driveways that intersect the road will match any changes to the road profile. If there are any changes, you will be contacted should your driveway/access need modification. We will also do maintenance to roadside drainage as needed.

    What happens now?

    If you wish to make comment on the works, we ask that you do this by 4pm Monday, 15th August 2022 referring to ‘Flood Recovery Heavy Patching Program’. Feedback can be received via any of the following:

    • Via the ‘Submissions’ tab of this article HERE.
    • Email to council@lismore.nsw.gov.au
    • Call to Council (02) 6625 0500
    • In writing to Lismore City Council, PO Box 23A, Lismore 2480
  • Dunoon Road Closure - Emergency Works

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    ***Updates for this project, plus Q+A are posted on the main article HERE

    Due to significant flood damage, Lismore City Council will close both sides of Dunoon Road between Dorroughby Road and Repentance Creek Road starting on Monday, 4 April, 2022.

    The road is expected to be closed in a phased approach to accommodate the Easter long weekend where it will open up again with traffic lights for both directions. After Easter from Tuesday, 19 April the section of Dunoon Road will close again until 26 April, 2022.

    What do the works involve?

    • Excavation of existing road surface down to access base of embankment.
    • Reconstruct embankment using rock and select fill.
    • Reconstruct pavement and seal.
    • Damage to the sealed pavement on the approaches will be repaired also.

    When will the works start and what are the hours of work?

    Works will start in the week commencing 4 April 2022. We expect the project will take about 6 weeks to complete, subject to weather conditions.

    Work hours:

    • 4th to 14th April, 2022 24-hour closure (working hours 6:30am to 6:00 pm Monday to Saturday)
    • 15th to 25th April, 2022 Single Lane track open under automated traffic lights
    • 26th April to 22nd May, 2022 24-hour closure (working hours 6:30am to 6:00 pm Monday to Saturday)
    • No work Sundays or public holidays.

    If there is a requirement to change these hours, you will be notified.

    What are the traffic adjustments?

    During the road closure period, traffic will be detoured via Repentance Creek Road (turns into Rosebank Road) and Dorroughby Road.

    Electronic billboards will be displaying alerts for detours. Further details will be available on MyRoadInfo website.

    What do I need to do?

    Please obey the temporary traffic conditions in place and allow additional time for travel.

    We apologise in advance for disruptions you may experience whilst we complete these works. We would appreciate your cooperation with all temporary traffic control and workplace protection measures onsite to help keep everyone safe.

    Who should I contact for further information?

    If you have any questions or concerns, please post in the Q&A on the main article HERE. Our team will provide updates to share with the community.