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Please note that all quoted completion dates are subject to change due to weather conditions, emergencies or other unforeseen interruptions.

Latest News - Monday, 15 October 2018

Current Works

Back Forest

Bolong Road (east of Broughton Creek) - 18.09.2018 – The works involve the widening, pavement upgrade, and resealing of approximately 1.3km of Bolong Road from 400m east of Broughton Creek. Works were temporarily halted due to excessive subsurface moisture affecting the pavement. Geotechnical investigations have concluded, with physical works to remove and replace unsuitable subgrade continuing. The works are now expected to be completed by mid-October 2018, weather permitting. Changed traffic conditions are operating for the duration of works, noting that in order to complete the works, ONE lane will be closed 24 hours a day with traffic lights set up. Note that where road work speed limit signs or traffic controls are displayed or used, the speed limit and controls are enforceable and must be obeyed. For further information please contact 4429 3313.

Bay & Basin Area

Basin View - The Wool Road, Harriss Avenue, Mathie Street. Hyams Beach - Booderee Avenue, Aster Street, Bamboo Avenue, Anemone Avenue, Moonah Road. Sanctuary Point - Edmund Street, Ethel Street, Vost Drive, Boronia Avenue, Fairway Drive, Azalea Avenue, Walmer Avenue, Leumeah Street. St Georges Basin - Grange Road, The Wool Road - Road resealing will be undertaken commencing 15 October 2018.  Work is due to be completed by 28 October 2018.  After the reseal is completed, some loose stone will remain on the road surface. Please drive carefully to minimise loss of tyre traction and stone throwing.  For further information please contact Will Lynch on 4406-2004.

Berry

Victoria Street – Rehabilitation work has commenced 2 October 2018 between Queen St to George St.  During construction detours and traffic controls in will be in place.  The affected area will be closed to all but residential traffic. For more information, please contact the Roads Unit on 4406 2000.

Berry Mountain

Woodhill Mountain Road – Rehabilitation works between the new highway overpass and Broughton Vale Rd.  For more information, please contact the Roads Unit on 4406 2000.

Coolangatta

Gerroa Road Upgrade & Bolong / Coolangatta Road Intersection Upgrade - 03.10.2018 – Project is completed other than a final reseal and linemarking of the intersection of Gerroa Road & Gerroa Road (access to Shoalhaven Heads) that will be taking place later in the year when temperature permits. Note that where roadwork speed limit signs or traffic controls are displayed or used, the speed limit and controls are enforceable and must be obeyed. For further information please contact the Project Manager on 4429 3313.

Culburra Beach

Prince Edward Avenue - 04.10.2018 - Scheduled for road repair. Works have now completed, only minor rectifications remaining. Final seal and line marking scheduled for mid-December.  For further information please call 4429 3224.

Falls Creek

Jervis Bay Road – Asphalt overlay at Gardener Road intersection and widening the road for a turning lane into Gardner Road.  Works are being completed intermittently over a 6 week period.  For more information, please contact the Basin District Engineer on 4406 2000.

Milton

Matron Porter Drive – Shared User Pathway Stage 4, the construction of approximately 700m of concrete pathway 2.5m wide between Sungrove Lane & Garside Road. For further information please call 4429 8902.

Mollymook Beach

Donlan Road – Kerb and gutter renewal - 33 metres fronting #48 - #50.  For further information please call 4429 8902.

Donlan Road – Kerb and gutter renewal - 47 metres fronting #17 - #23. For further information please call 4429 8902.

Nowra

Junction Street/Princes Highway Traffic Signals - 11.10.2018 - The construction of the Junction Street Pedestrian Signals is progressing well and weather permitting the signals will be commissioned at the end of October 2018. Most of the works will be conducted at night however motorist are asked to exercise caution and follow the traffic directions during this time. For more information please call 4429 3224.

Park Road (# 23 - 25 Kids Korner Combined Occasional Care Centre) – Upgrade of the carpark. For further information please call the Northern Maintenance Office on 4429 3821.

Old Erowal Bay

Prentice Avenue – Stormwater pipework south of Hale St is nearing completion.  For further information please call 4406 2000.

The Wool Road - 15.10.2018 - The Wool Road at Old Erowal Bay is scheduled for road repair and shoulder widening, works have now commenced. To alleviate traffic congestion during daytime hours, Council is proposing to finalise the remaining stabilising works at as night works. Weather permitting, these works will commence 21st October, with a duration of three nights. The works will commence at 7:00pm each evening and be completed by 5:00am the following morning. Changed traffic conditions will be operating during the works, with one lane closed. Shoalhaven City Council apologies for any inconvenience caused to road users and appreciates your patience during this time. For further information please call 4429 3224.

Sanctuary Point

 Paradise Beach Road and Kingsford Smith Crescent - 18.09.2018 – Construction of a Roundabout and associated pedestrian facilities. The project was delayed due to the discovery of unsuitable sub-grade, geotechnical investigations were conducted and the issue has been resolved. Road pavement repair has now been concluded with the final layer of asphalt, instillation of the roundabout to come in the next couple of weeks. Access to Kingsford Smith Crescent from Paradise Beach Road and visa-versa will be closed until mid-October. Detours are in place. Through traffic along Paradise Beach Road will be maintained under traffic control. Shoalhaven City Council apologies for expected delays. For further information please call 4429 3313.

 South Nowra

Albatross Road & Flinders Road Roundabouts - 10.10.2018 - The power outage is programmed to take place Sunday 14th October 2018 this will allow the power pole currently in the road to be relocated. Once this is done the civil contractor is returning to the site to complete the remaining kerb and gutter works, finish road construction and construct  the centre median.  Work is programmed to be completed 30 November 2018. For further information please contact 4429 3409.

Click here to see the plan. Click here to read the Construction Timing Summary.

Flinders Road Upgrade [Norfolk Avenue to Nowra Creek Bridge] - 21.09.2018 - Works are continuing on the shared user path on the south side from the bridge heading west. The path will be extending through to Albatross Service Road to now link with the new roundabout footpaths. Note that where road work speed limit signs or traffic controls are displayed or used, the speed limit and controls are enforceable and must be obeyed. For further information please contact 4429 3409.

Sussex Inlet

Jacobs Drive - 04.10.2018 - Streetscape works with minor inconvenience to traffic and parking expected. Paving works are completed, only minor rectifications to be done. Planting works and street furniture installation has commenced, final completion expected at 24th October. For further information please call 4429 3224.

River Road – The construction of a raised concrete pedestrian threshold will be located approx. 35m south of Chris Creek Bridge. The work is scheduled to be undertaken from 15 October to 3 November 2018. During the works River Rd will be temporarily closed to traffic at Chris Creek Bridge and traffic detours will be in place. For further information please call 4429 8902.

Worrowing Heights

Naval College Road - 04.10.2018 - The Bridge over Moona Moona Creek on Naval College Road has been replaced. Relocation of the Endeavour ground stay on the southern side has been approved, and the works are expected to be completed by November 2018. Final seal of the road approaches is scheduled for February 2019. For further information please call 4429 3224.

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Upcoming Works

Cambewarra

Far North Collector Road Network - 09.08.2018 - On the 28 June 2018, Council formally accepted a grant from the Federal Government to fund the Design and Construction of the Far North Collector Road. The Council report and Resolution can be found by clicking here. This project has now commenced. For more information on road condition access and information, please contact the Project Manager on (02) 4429 3447.  For full project information please see the Council’s Get Involved Page on the Far North Collector Road Network, available here.

Coolangatta

Coolangatta Road, Northview Close, Edward Wollstonecraft Lane - Road resealing commencing 12 November 2018.  Work is due for completion by 23 November 2018.  After the reseal is completed, some loose stone will remain on the road surface.  Please drive carefully to minimise loss of tyre traction and stone throwing.  Further information may be obtained by contacting Mr Will Lynch on 4406 2000.

Crookhaven River Bridge Upgrade

The bridge renewal is subject to a detailed engineering design process. Council has currently implemented heavy vehicle restrictions and strict speed limit restrictions on Culburra Road because of the reducing structural integrity of the bridge. Outcomes of the design process should be known towards the end of 2018. Details will be provided to the community when further information is available. Council will aim to minimise the impact. For further information please call 4429 3219.

Bellawongarh / Kangaroo Valley

Kangaroo Valley Road - an asphalt patching program will be undertaken commencing 28 October 2018. Work is due for completion by 2 November 2018. Further information may be obtained by contacting Mr Will Lynch on 4406 2000.

Morton/Woodburn

Wheelbarrow Road – 10.10.2018  – 1.22 kms of Wheelbarrow Road at Morton/Woodburn is scheduled to be bitumen sealed, widened with new shoulders, signage and guideposts installed. The contract for this work has been awarded and the contractor is programmed to commence work 30 November 2018 with an anticipated completion date in February 2019. This project is being funded under the Federal Black Spot program and Council funds. To see an image of the work scope see here. For further information please call 4429 3224.

North Nowra

Greys Beach – Installation of construction piles and pontoons at Greys Beach will be carried out in the coming months, with tenders due to close 26/07/2018. Access to certain areas of the foreshore will be restricted during construction. For further information please call 4429 3224.

Shoalhaven Heads

Scott Street, Oval Drive, Davison Drive, Amundsen Avenue, Nimrod Street, Shackleton Street, Discovery Place, Stafford Road, Wharf Road, Ablett Court, Boyd Street, Explorer Boulevard, Golden Hill Avenue, Hanlon Avenue, Hay Avenue, Ingestre Avenue, Jerry Bailey Road, Lovegrove Street, McLay Avenue, River Road, Towers Road, Trentham Road, Wagin Street, David Berry Street, Lloyd Street, Booner Drive - Road resealing commencing 12 November 2018.  Work is due for completion by 23 November 2018.  After the reseal is completed, some loose stone will remain on the road surface.  Please drive carefully to minimise loss of tyre traction and stone throwing.  Further information may be obtained by contacting Mr Will Lynch on 4406 2000.

Vincentia

Collingwood Beach – Repairs of tree root damage will be carried out on the concrete shared path. For further information please call 4406 2000.

Minerva Avenue – Failed kerb and gutter at the corner of Elizabeth Drive will be replaced. For further information please call 4406 2000.

Wattamolla

Wattamolla Road - Gravel resheeting is scheduled prior to Christmas 2018. The gravel resheeting is proposed for 700m of Wattamolla Rd, commencing from Priddles Lane. Traffic flow will be maintained throughout the construction, however minor delays are to be expected. For more information, please contact the Roads Unit on 4406 2000.

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Recently Completed Works

Budgong

Bugong Road - Gravel resheeting has been carried out for 1000m of Bugong Rd, between 1.0km and 3.0km in from the Illaroo Rd intersection. For more information, please contact the Roads Unit on 4406 2000.

Huskisson/Vincentia

Burrill Street / Elizabeth Drive - 23.07.2018 - The shared user bridge over Moona Moona Creek, and approach pathways, are now completed. The resulting safety improvements for cyclists and pedestrians has been well received. Council appreciates the community’s patience while the project was being undertaken. For further information please contact the Project Manager on 4429 3224.

Nowra

Berry Street - Bice Road toward Albatross Road – Construction of a footpath along Berry St, providing a link between the existing path just North of Bice Rd to the path on the bridge near Albatross Rd. For further information please call the Northern Maintenance Office on 4429 3821.

Sanctuary Point

The Park Drive – Piping of drainage easement adjacent to # 23.  For further information please call 4406 2000.

The Park Drive – Shoulder reconstruction near Mountain St to help with the drainage of low points. For further information please call 4406 2000.

 

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