Roads and bridges status
Updated 12:20pm 9 January 2018

Sherwood Road - proposed roadworks
9 January 2018

Roadworks in Sherwood Road between the Sherwood Bridge and Gowings Hill Road are planned to commence on 15 January (weather permitting). The work involves widening, strengthening and resurfacing the road and requires the use of earthmoving plant and trucks. The roadwork is expected to take five weeks to complete.

During the work traffic control will be in place and a temporary speed limit may be enforced. Motorists are requested to obey the speed limit and follow the directions of traffic controllers at all times.

Council appreciates the cooperation and support of local residents while the works are carried out. For further information please contact the Customer Service Centre on 6566 3200


Belmore River Left Bank Road - essential repairs to Loftus Bridge
1 January 2018

Essential maintenance work is required to be undertaken on Loftus Bridge and is planned to commence on 8 January. Loftus Bridge joins the Belmore River Left Bank Road to the Right Bank Road opposite Loftus Road. As no bypass is available the bridge will be closed to all traffic from 7.00am Monday 8 January to 4.00pm Thursday 25 January. An alternative river crossing is available at the floodgates approximately 7.5km to the north (not suitable for all vehicles).

Council appreciates the cooperation and support of local residents while these essential works are carried out. For further information please contact the Customer Service Centre on 6566 3200


Gowings Hill Road, South Kempsey - roadworks recommenced
Update No. 6 - 9 January 2018

Road construction works for the connection of South Street from West Street to Gowings Hill Road have recommenced. Traffic at the western end has reverted to one-way flow under traffic signal control to allow final trimming of the embankment. A temporary speed zone may be enforced and motorists are requested to drive carefully through the work site.

The works are being undertaken by Eire Constructions on behalf of Council and require the use of earthmoving equipment and trucks.

The works are progressing ahead of schedule and now expected to be completed by late February (weather permitting).

Council appreciates the cooperation and support of local residents while the works are carried out. For further information please contact the Customer Service Centre on 6566 3200


Collombatti Road - proposed roadworks
Update No. 1- 15 December 2017

Roadworks in Collombatti Road from the end of the bitumen to Chain-o-Ponds Road are progressing. The work involves resheeting the entire length of gravel road with new gravel material and requires the use of earthmoving plant and trucks. Works have ceased temporarily and are expected to re-commence on 8 January.

Council appreciates the cooperation and support of local residents while the works are carried out. For further information please contact the Customer Service Centre on 6566 3200


Macleay Valley Way (Lachlan Street), South Kempsey - roadworks in progress
Update No. 2 - 15 December 2017

Roadworks in Lachlan Street, South Kempsey, are progressing. The project involves upgrading and/or replacement of the road pavement, drainage. kerb and gutter and footpaths between Middleton Street and Bloomfield Street and includes a roundabout at Middleton Street. Initial work on the western side of Lachlan Street between Carri Street and Nicholson Street is nearing completion. Asphalt surfacing of the shoulder is expected to be undertaken on 18 December (weather permitting)

During the work traffic control will be in place as required. Motorists are requested to follow instructions from traffic controllers at all times.

No work will be undertaken over the Christmas holiday period and works will resume on 29 January.

Council appreciates the cooperation and support of local residents while the works are carried out. For further information please contact the Customer Service Centre on 6566 3200


Elbow Street, West Kempsey - roadworks in progress
Update No. 5 - 15 December 2017

Roadworks in Elbow Street, West Kempsey are progressing. All concrete works and tree planting have been completed. Remaining works to resurface the pavement will be undertaken in January.

Council appreciates the cooperation and support of local residents while the works are carried out. For further information please contact the Customer Service Centre on 6566 3200


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