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Current Works
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Recently Completed Works
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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 - Wednesday 14 November 2018

Current Works

Back Forest

Bolong Road (east of Broughton Creek) – 8.11.2018 -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. The pavement works have now been completed, however deep lift asphalting of a short section of the road at the northern end of the recently constructed dish drain adjacent to the rockface will occur in December. Unfortunately this cannot be done sooner due to the availability of the specialist equipment required. Changed traffic conditions are operating for the duration of works. Changed traffic conditions are operating for the duration of works.  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 has been completed.  Reinstatement of linemarking is due for completion by the 23 November 2018.  For further information please call 4406-2000.

Berry

Victoria Street – Rehabilitation work has commenced between Queen St to George St.  Recent rainfall has delayed the construction schedule, pushing the build out by approximately 1week.  During construction detours and traffic controls 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

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.

Gerroa Road Upgrade & Bolong / Coolangatta Road Intersection Upgrade - 22.10.2018 – This 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.

Kioloa

Murramarang Road – Road pavement rehabilitation and bitumen sealing at southern end of Murramarang Road between Scerri Drive and Merry Street is scheduled to commence on 19 November. Traffic detours will be in place during the works period. For further information, please call 4429 8902.

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.

Morton/Woodburn

Wheelbarrow Road  - 1.22 kms of Wheelbarrow Road at Morton/Woodburn is scheduled to be bitumen sealed, widened with new shoulders, signage and guideposts installed. This project was put out to tender.  Tendered prices received were much higher than the 2018/19 budget allocation, so Council decided to negotiate with the two lowest tenderers in order to obtain a better price.  The road pavement design was also revised and the type of bitumen used was changed.  Both tenderers were asked to resubmit prices for the redesign.  The General Manager considered under delegation the revised pricing and a Letter of Acceptance was offered to the best tenderer on the 8th October 2018.  Since that time the contractor has been submitting the required contract documentation.  The total allocation for the work is $585,000 of which $485,000 is Commonwealth Blackspot funding.  Council will meet the $100,000 shortfall in order for the project to proceed. 

Update 9.11.2018 - Work commenced on the 5th November 2018 with an anticipated completion date in late March 2019. This project is being funded under the Federal Black Spot program and Council funds. The contractor is aware that Wheelbarrow Road can become busy over the holiday period and has assured council they will attempt to keep delays to a minimum under their traffic management plan, noting that with any road works there will be delays from time to time.  To see an image of the work scope see here. For further information please call 4429 3224.

Nowra

Junction Street/Princes Highway Traffic Signals - 07.11.2018 - The traffic signals at Junction Street were commissioned on Tuesday the 30th October with Council working with the contractor to achieve practical completion. Minor works will continue over the next couple of weeks. 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

The Wool Road - 25.10.2018 - The Wool Road at Old Erowal Bay is scheduled for road repair and shoulder widening, works have now commenced. Primer seal is scheduled for 26th October and line marking 2nd November (weather permitting). The project is approaching a major milestone with the road sealing, which is likely to result in further traffic congestion.  Council suggest that commuters leave earlier for important appointments or take a detour.  Peak traffic times can also affect congestion and should be avoided. Shoalhaven City Council apologies for any inconvenience caused to road users and appreciates your patience during this time. For further information please call 4429 3676.

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.

 South Nowra

Albatross Road & Flinders Road Roundabouts – 9.11.2018 – The contractor is working on completing the last section of kerb and gutter and work has commenced on the deep lift asphalt to bring the road to the finished surface level.  Once this is done work will return to the centre concrete island for it to be finished.  When this is completed final line-marking and signage will be done. The contractor is hoping to complete work 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] – 9-11-2018 – This work has been complete and has entered the 12 months defects liability period.  This means the contractor is obligated during this time to repair any defects or pavement failures at no cost to council.  Council holds securities to ensure that this happens.   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 is complete. Handrails will be installed in due course.   For further information please call 4429 8902.

Vincentia

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

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.

Yerriyong

Wattle Fire Trail (off Yerriyong Road) – Construction of a concrete box culvert across Calymea Creek. For further information please call 4406 2000.

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Upcoming Works

Bomaderry

Cambewarra Road (between Meroo Road and Railway Street) - an asphalt program will be undertaken commencing Sunday 25 November 2018 and is scheduled for completion by Friday 30 November 2018. This work will be NIGHT WORK during the hours of 7pm to 6am.  Further information may be obtained by contacting the Engineer - Contracts Officer on 4406 2000.

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.

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.

Ettrema

Fire Trails – Maintenance grading of fire trails in the Ettrema Wilderness area. For further information please call 4406 2000.

Kioloa

Scerri Drive – Kerb and gutter renewal - 47 metres fronting #3 - #7.  For further information please call 4429 8902

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.

Nowra

O'Keefe Avenue, Roundabout at Berry & Worrigee Streets - an asphalt program will be undertaken commencing Sunday 25 November 2018 and is scheduled for completion by Friday 30 November 2018. This work will be NIGHT WORK during the hours of 7pm to 6am.  Further information may be obtained by contacting the Engineer - Contracts Officer on 4406 2000.

Orient Point

Orient Avenue – Subsoil drainage from Ormonde Cres to Otway St.  For further information please call 4406 2000.

Sanctuary Point

The Wool Road and Larmer Ave – Repair of damaged concrete paths. For further information please call 4406 2000.

Sussex Inlet

Sussex Inlet Road (Cow Creek Bridge), Jacobs Drive (between Neilson Road and the Cul-de-sac at the end of the Road), River Road (intersection with Ellmoos Ave) - an asphalt program will be undertaken commencing Sunday 2 December 2018 and scheduled for completion by Friday 7 December 2018. This work will be NIGHT WORK during the hours of 7pm to 6am.  Further information may be obtained by contacting the Engineer - Contracts Officer on 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

Bellawongarh / Kangaroo Valley

Kangaroo Valley Road - an asphalt patching program was completed on 2 November 2018. Further information please call 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

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

Sanctuary Point

Paradise Beach Road and Kingsford Smith Crescent - 22.10.2018 – Construction of a Roundabout and associated pedestrian facilities. The project is now complete with the new roundabout operating. Minor clean-up works remain. Please use caution while adjusting to the changed traffic conditions. For further information please call 4429 3313.

Vincentia

Elizabeth Drive – Upgrade of stormwater inlet pits near corner of Bayswater Street. For further information please call 4406 2000.

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