Shoalhaven City Council will commence Stage
One of upgrade works on the Berry Street footpath from this Monday 28 April.
The works, which will take place between
Worrigee Street and Emporium Lane on the eastern side of Berry Street, are
being undertaken as part of the Special Variation Rate Rise Delivery Program.
Director of Assets and Works, Ben Stewart
said the initial works will include the construction of a stormwater drainage
system along the eastern edge of Berry Street.
Mr Stewart said these works will be
undertaken during the day and are expected to take up to three weeks.
Construction of the footpath will commence
following completion of these works.
“Council has engaged with local business
owners to ensure minimum disruptions during Stage One works on the Berry Street
Footpath,” said Mr Stewart.
“During the construction period, parking
between Dick Smith Electronics and Worrigee Street will be restricted to
construction vehicles only.
“Full pedestrian access along the eastern
side of Berry Street will be maintained until demolition of the existing
“At this time, pedestrian access to each shop
in this area will be maintained during business hours via temporary ramps from
“Local residents are also advised that during
some phases of the work parking will be restricted on both sides of Berry
Mr Stewart said that as work progresses it
will be necessary for further temporary changes to traffic and pedestrian
movements as well as parking in the area.
Council will keep residents and businesses
informed of these changes throughout the works.