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Bridge Assets Damaged by Bushfires

Latest News - Friday 27 March 2020

Three Natural Disaster Funding applications have been submitted for the following bridges: 

  • Wheelbarrow Road over Lucy King Creek
  • Brooman Road over Toombolomobah Creek
  • Bugong Road over School Creek

The total amount of bridge reconstruction applications to date is $1,316,797 with $642,404 being already approved for Wheelbarrow Road and Toomboolomobah bridges with the balance of $674,394 approved 02/03/2020 for School Creek Bridge.   The final application for Yerriyong Bridge will be submitted mid March. It should also be noted that Shoalhaven City Council were the first to submit Natural Disaster Funding applications for essential public asset restorations.

Destroyed Bridges (Status – CLOSED)

Budgong - Bugong Road over School Creek – Current alternative route is between Mt Scanzi and Nowra is via Kangaroo Valley.  For further information please contact the Northern District Engineer on 4429 3777.

Reconstruction Scope of Works Start Date Completion Date Comments
Geotechnical investigation     Complete
Bridge Design 28/02/2020 20/03/2020 Complete
Bridge Component Supply 20/03/2020 29/05/2020 On Track
Bridge Installation 15/05/2020 19/06/2020  
Concrete Curing, Finalisation & Handover 19/06/2020 10/07/2020  

 

Brooman - Brooman Road – over Toomboolomobah Creek

Reconstruction Scope of Works Start Date Completion Date Comments
Geotechnical Investigation 21/02/2020 28/02/2020 Complete
Bridge Design 28/02/2020 13/03/2020 Complete
Bridge Component Supply 13/03/2020 22/05/2020 On Track
Bridge Installation 08/05/2020 12/06/2020  
Concrete Curing, Finalisation and Handover 12/06/2020 03/07/2020  

 

Woodburn - Wheelbarrow Road over Lucy King Creek - For further information, contact the Southern District Engineer on 4429 8901.

Reconstruction Scope of Works Start Date Completion Date Comments
Bridge Design 06/01/2020 24/01/2020 Complete
Bridge Component Supply 27/01/2020 08/02/2020 Complete
Bridge Construction 10/02/2020 17/04/2020 On track
Finalisation & Handover 20/04/2020 25/04/2020  

 

Yerriyong - Yerriyong Road over tributary of Calymea Creek 

Reconstruction Scope of Works Start Date Completion Date Comments
Bridge Design 02/03/2020 20/03/2020 On track
Bridge Component Supply 23/03/2020 17/04/2020  
Bridge Construction 20/04/2020 25/05/2020  
Finalisation & Handover 01/06/2020 19/06/2020  

 

Note:  the above time frames are based on favourable weather conditions

Road Conditions

For the latest traffic information on the Princes Highway and Moss Vale Road  visit www.livetraffic.com, download the Live Traffic App or call the Transport Management Centre on 132 701.

Shoalhaven Roads Closed due to Bushfire / Flooding

Updated Friday 27 March 2020.

Barringella

  • Yalwal Road - From Burrier Road intersection - Scheduled for opening Monday 30 March 2020.  Drive slowly and to conditions.

Brooman

  • Brooman Road – (Temporary crossing at Toomoolomobah Creek washed out)
  • Old Coach Road – Road pavement damage

Budgong / Kangaroo Valley

  • Bugong Road – Emerys Rd to School Creek Bridge (Residents Only)
  • Bugong Road – Mt Scanzi Rd to School Creek Bridge (Residents Only)

Burrier

  • Yalwal Road – Scheduled for opening Monday 30 March 2020.  Drive slowly and to conditions.

Conjola Park

  • Havilland Street - (Residents Only)
  • Kurrajong Crescent - (Residents Only)

Jerrawangala

  • Deans Gap Road

Lake Conjola

  • Evans Street - (Residents Only)

Morton

  • Clyde Ridge Road - at Woodburn Rd – Bridge closed at 6.2km

Tomerong

  • Blackbutt Range Road– Closed at Highway (Residents Only)

Wandandian

  • Wandean Road - Gnatila Creek to Jerawangla Lookout

Woodburn

  • Wheelbarrow Road – Bridge closed near Highway (Residents only access from Woodburn Road)

Road Infrastructure Projects Information

Current Works
Upcoming Works
Recently Completed Works
Understanding Road Repairs


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

Latest News - Wednesday 25 March 2020

Current Works

Berry

Edwards Street – Western Earthmoving Pty Ltd has been engaged to replace the existing timber bridge and pedestrian path with precast concrete culverts. Construction has commenced with work due to be completed in early January. For more information, please call 4429 3224.

Gerroa Road - Road resurfacing works.  Works will extend from Beach Road South for 3.3 km. The works involve the improvement of the existing wearing course through the placement of spray seals.  For further information please contact the Roads Unit on 4406 2011.

Bawley Point

Bawley Point Road – Road widening and pavement rehabilitation between 2.1km to 3.75km from the Princes Highway. Replacement of the stormwater drainage culverts is now complete. Additional works include widening, stabilising and overlaying the existing pavement prior to applying a bitumen wearing surface. Changes to traffic conditions and minor delays will be expected.  Please see roadside signage for program updates, or please contact the Roads Unit on 4406 2011.

Budgong

Bugong Road - School Creek bridge. The bridge has been destroyed by the recent fire. An alternative route between Mt Scanzi and Nowra is via Kangaroo Valley. Further updates will be advised via the message boards and the website.  For more information please call the Northern Maintenance office on 4429 3814.

Culburra Beach

The Lake Circuit – road rehabilitation between No 60 and No 122. In order to rectify the poor finish of the recent roadworks at the Lake Circuit, Culburra Beach, the road will receive an asphalt overlay. These works will start on the 16th of March and will be concluded on the 27th of March, weather permitting. Please follow the instructions of Traffic Controllers. For further information please contact the Project Manager on 4429 3313.

Huskisson

Sydney Street – Drainage pipeline construction from Callala Street to Bowen Street. For more information, please contact the Basin District Engineer on 4406 2000.

Nowra

Junction Street – Streetscape & footpath works.  For further information please call the Northern Maintenance Office on 4429 3821.

Orient Point

Orient Avenue – Stormwater drainage upgrade near Ormonde Crescent and Orontes Street. For more information, please contact the Basin District Engineer on 4406 2000.

Orient Point Road – Drainage works.  For further information please call the Northern Maintenance Office on 4429 3821.

Pyree

Greenwell Point Road – Preliminary road widening activities between Jindy Andy Lane and Pyree Lane have recommenced. This includes the installation of a new water main along the northern side of Greenwell Point Rd, extending and maintaining existing culverts, minor earthworks and widening of the existing road pavement. This will comprise of removal of shoulder materials and replacement with new pavement materials prior to applying a bitumen wearing surface.  Currently the road construction is scheduled to commence April 2020, pending engagement of suitable Civil Contractors. Changes to traffic conditions and minor delays will be expected. Please see roadside signage for program updates, or please contact the Roads Unit on 4406 2011.

Sassafras

Braidwood Road – Cleanup and repair of fire damaged road furniture. For more information, please contact the Basin District Engineer on 4406 2000.

Shoalhaven Heads

Explorer Boulevarde – replacement of barrier kerb with layback kerb to allow parking on the verge adjacent to Vic Zealand Oval.  For further information please call the Northern Maintenance Office on 4429 3814.

St Georges Basin

Anson Street – Shared User Path construction. For more information, please contact the Basin District Engineer on 4406 2000.

Tomerong

Pine Forest Road – Safety fence upgrading with guardrail near Parnell Road intersection. For more information, please contact the Basin District Engineer on 4406 2000.

Ulladulla

Colony Row  – Kerb & gutter renewal – 22m fronting #6~#7.  For further information, please call 4429 8902.

Wollumboola

Coonemia Road – Road widening between Culburra Rd and the water treatment plant (approx. 2km south of Culburra Rd intersection). Road widening along the western verge will comprise removal of shoulder materials and replacement with new pavement materials. Changes to traffic conditions and minor delays will be expected. Please see roadside signage for program updates, or please contact the Roads Unit on 4406 2011.

Woodburn

Wheelbarrow Road – Culvert construction. For further information, please call 4429 8902.

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Upcoming Works

Basin View

Basin View Parade - Small section of new kerb and gutter near Collingwood St. (North side). For more information, please contact the Basin District Engineer on 4406 2000.

Bendalong

Bendalong Road – Road rehabilitation works starting 400m from the Princes Highway intersection extending 860m east. The rehabilitation will comprise half road reconstruction and localised heavy patching of the eastbound lane to Luncheon Creek and full road rehabilitation from Luncheon Creek to approx. 460m east of Luncheon Creek. Works will comprise the removal of the upper 150mm of pavement, prior to stabilising the remaining pavement, then replacement with new pavement materials to achieve design levels and resurfacing with a bituminous wearing surface. Work is scheduled for late April 2020. For more information, please contact the Roads Unit on 4406 2011.

Berry

Gerroa Road - Road resurfacing works. Works will extend from Beach Road South for 3.3 km. The works involve the improvement of the existing wearing course through the placement of spray seals.  Works are scheduled for March 2020.  For further information please contact the Roads Unit on 4406 2011.

Bomaderry

Lyndhurst Drive - Pathway construction on Western side of roadway from Cambewarra Road to Carisbrooke Close.  For further information please call the Northern Maintenance Office on 4429 3814.

Cambewarra

Barfield Road, Tannery Road, Reservoir Lane - Road resurfacing works. The works involve the improvement of the existing wearing course through the placement of spray seals.  Works are scheduled for March 2020 .For further information please contact the Roads Unit on 4406 2011.

Far North Collector Road Network - The Far North Collector Road will link Illaroo Road (near the western end of West Cambewarra Road) to Moss Vale Road at Bells Lane in North Nowra. The project has now commenced with preliminary stages including initial land acquisitions, project planning and development, and survey and design. For more information on road condition access and information, please contact the Project Manager on 4429 3447. For full project information please see the Council’s Get Involved Page on the Far North Collector Road Network, available here.

Huskisson

Bowen Strreet – Footpath extension adjacent Whitesands Park. For more information, please contact the Basin District Engineer on 4406 2000.

Keppel Street - Road resurfacing works. The works involve the improvement of the existing wearing surface through the application of a heavy duty polymer modified bitumen spray seal. Works are currently being scheduled for March 2020.  For further information please contact the Roads Unit on 4406 2011.

Kinghorne

Currarong Road – Road widening and heavy patching works along Currarong Road are expected to commence late April 2020. The works will comprise up to four sections of pavement ranging from 400m to 1100m in length, located between 1.5km and 4.9km east of the Coonemia Rd intersection. Construction will comprise the removal of the existing shoulder materials and replacement with new pavement materials, followed by the stabilisation of the upper 200mm of pavement and resurfacing with a bituminous wearing surface. For more information, please contact the Roads Unit on 4406 2011.

Lake Tabourie

Saturn Avenue – Kerb & gutter renewal - 75 metres in total over three separate sections. For further information, please call 4429 8902.

North Nowra

Yurunga Drive & Phillip Drive  - Pathway construction to rear entrance of Illaroo Road School is scheduled for April 2020 School Holidays.  For further information please call the Northern Maintenance Office on 4429 3821.

Nowra

Elder Crescent – Kerb and gutter repairs. For more information please call the Northern Maintenance office 4429 3821.

Greenwell Point Road - Road pavement stabilisation work between Tarraba Crescent and Westbrook Road is planned early 2020. The works involve the introduction of new pavement materials for shape/level correction prior to improvement using foamed bitumen stabilising methods.   For more information, please contact the Roads Unit on 4406 2011.

Queenborough Street - Road pavement stabilisation work between McKay Street and Hobart Street is planned early 2020. The works involve the introduction of new pavement materials for shape/level correction prior to improvement using foamed bitumen stabilising methods.   For more information, please contact the Roads Unit on 4406 2011.

Sanctuary Point

Ridgelands Avenue – Kerb and Gutter near Goshawke St (South side). For more information, please contact the Basin District Engineer on 4406 2000.

Ulladulla

Parson Street – Stormwater Drainage Upgrade works will be carried out at the intersection of Parson Street & St Vincent Street. For further information, please call 4429 8902.

Scarlet Gum Street – Kerb & gutter renewal – 40m fronting #11~#13.  For further information, please call 4429 8902.

Vincentia

Elizabeth Drive - Road rehabilitation works. The works involve the improvement of the existing wearing course through the placement of spray seals. Works will are currently being scheduled for next year. For further information please contact the Roads Unit on 4406 2000.

Woollamia

Frank Lewis Way – Upgrading of carpark at Woollamia Boatramp. For more information, please contact the Basin District Engineer on 4406 2000.

Erina Road – Extension of Industrial subdivision. For more information, please contact the Basin District Engineer on 4406 2000.

Worrigee

Forest Meadows Way – Drainage works. For more information please call the Northern Maintenance office 4429 3821.

Old Southern Road – Kerb & Gutter construction. For more information please call the Northern Maintenance office 4429 3821.

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Recently Completed Works

Cambewarra

Tannery Road – Reconstruction works of the failed road pavement in Tannery Road completed. For more information contact the Project Manager on 4429 3409.

Erowal Bay

Naval College Road – Additional guardrailing installed between The Wool Road roundabout and Erowal Bay Road turnoff. For more information, please contact the Basin District Engineer on 4406 2000.

Fishermans Paradise

Cornfield Parade – Stormwater drainage upgrade works at the intersection of Cornfield Parade & Fishermans Paradise Road. For further information please call 4429 8902.

Nowra

Hyam Street – Kerb & Gutter repairs.  For further information please call the Northern Maintenance Office on 4429 3821.

Osbourne Street – Road resurfacing and pavement improvement between Plunkett Street and Douglas Street is complete. This section of Osbourne Street has been provided a new asphaltic concrete base and wearing surface to improve the condition of the pavement, whilst increasing rideability and asset longevity. Council would like to thank those who may have been inconvenienced by construction, and particularly the residents of Osbourne Street for your patience and understanding regarding the need to carry out night works.

Numbaa

Comerong Island Road - Council confirms that repairs to the Comerong Island Ferry have now been completed and services for residents and their guests have resumed 18 February 2020. Services will operate as normal, but may temporarily cease if excessive debris in the river may cause a risk.  As Comerong Island Nature Reserve remains closed, there will be no service for recreational visitors at this stage.  Link to park alerts https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/comerong-island-nature-reserve/local-alerts

Pyree (Crookhaven River)

Archgate Bridge Upgrade - All works now been completed. For further information, please call the Project Manager on 4429 3409.

Sassafras

Douglass Paddock Road – Replacement of pipe culvert at far end of road. For more information, please contact the Basin District Engineer on 4406 2000.

Sussex Inlet

Avocet Street – Stormwater drainage improvements and associated works. For further information, please call 4429 8902.

Old Berara Road — Installation of 2m sealed shoulders + 0.5m verge on the eastern side of Sussex Inlet Rd has been completed. For more information call the Project Manager on 4429 3409.

Roads off Mokau Street (Verons Estate) - The project involved the construction of internal roads within the estate to include full reconstruction, culvert construction and bitumen sealing. Construction of the intersection of Sussex Inlet Road with Mokau Street has now been completed. Contact the Project Manager 4429 3409 for further information.

Chris Creek shared Path Bridge was opened to the public on the 20th of December 2019. Minor works and rectifications are on ongoing. For more information contact the Project Manager on 4429 5455.

Ulladulla

Deering Street – Shared User Pathway Stage 2, the construction of approximately 470m of concrete pathway 2.5m wide commencing at the “Bommie” carpark and continuing towards the Lighthouse. For further information please call 4429 8902.

Wandandian

Wandean Rd (Highway end) and Maddens Road – Maintenance grading and gravel spot resheeting carrried out. For more information, please contact the Basin District Engineer on 4406 2000.

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