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Current Works and Road Closures

Merrigang St works in 2014

This notification is for scheduled closures and works. It does not show emergency closures. 


Speed limits at work sites are enforceable and heavy fines apply. Please keep our staff and contractors safe and drive to posted limits and conditions.


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Water Supply & Sewerage Services


 LocationIssueDateNotes
Bowral, Mittagong & Moss ValeSewer cleaning & CCTV inspection worksTues 4th April 
to
30th June 2017.
Council has engaged GMA Environmental Services to undertake sewer main cleaning and CCTV inspections.

Customers affected by the works will be notified by way of letter drop at least 48 hours prior to the works starting. 

The works involve the following activities:
- High pressure cleaning of council's sewer pipes
- CCTV inspection to identify defects and assess the condition of the sewer pipes.
- Traffic control where required. 

Access to water and sewer services will still be available during the works.

Council recommends that affected customers keep water use to a minimum and as a precautionary measure keep all toilet lids closed and sinks & baths plugged when not in use. 

Current Closures


 LocationReason Date Notes 

Oldbury Road,   Sutton Forest

Flood water over road. Do not drive through or enter floodwater

Until further notice

Closed at: Approximately 1km north east of Golden Vale Road
Detours: Access to all properties on Oldbury Road is still available. Addresses South West of Medway Rivulet – access from Golden Vale Road. Addresses north east of Medway Rivulet – access from Illawarra Highway.

Vandenbergh Road, RobertsonFlooding Erosion17th March - until further noticeClosure of section, due to erosion of the roadway and flooding. This will make a no through road, property access can be made from either end. 

Throsby St/Spring St Moss Vale   

Roundabout construction

May - June 2017

Spring St closed (between Railway & Throsby St). Throsby closed during day, when required please use detours in place.

Wilson Drive BalmoralRoad ReconstructionMay 2017

Wilson Drive between Bolans Road and Hall Road, Balmoral will be closed.
Detours in place via Railway Parade Balmoral.  
Road users are cautioned to follow the changed traffic conditions, exercise care when traveling near this area. 

Clarence Street, Moss Vale

Reconstruction of sewer main


16 - 25 May 2017 (9 days)

The construction of the new Police Station at 67 Elizabeth Street requires the existing sewer main situated in the middle of the road to be reconstructed at a lower level. For this reason, Clarence Street will be closed for the time stated.

Traffic control and signage will be in place for the road closure.

Local businesses will not be affected as a sewer main diversion will be installed to maintain regular service.

Council recommends planning an alternate route around Clarence Street for the period of construction. 



Current Works


Location 
Works 
Dates 
Notes 

Boardman Road, between Old South Road and David Wood Playing Fields, East Bowral

Retford Park Estate West subdivision is currently under construction

Until further notice.

Retford Park Estate West subdivision is currently under construction. Part of the approved works includes the construction of a new roundabout on Boardman Road to provide access to the new Estate.

Wombeyan Caves Road High Range

Road Damage

Until further notice

Area affected is between High Range Lane and Greenhills Road High Range. Road will be open under speed limitations. Please use caution and drive carefully.

Meryla Road Bridge

Bridge Works

Until approx August 2017

20km/hr speed restrictions
have been imposed on the
Meryla Road bridge over
Bundanoon Creek due to the condition of the bridge.
Investigation and planning is currently being undertaken
to repair the bridge. 

Sheffield Road, Bowral


Kerb, Gutter and drainage improvementCommencement 15 May to end of June 2017

Tree Removal 
Kerb, gutter and drainage improvement work will commence after tree removal for approximately four weeks. Traffic controls will be in place where required.  

Cook & Lyell Street MittagongDrainage UpgradeUntil approx end July 2017

During construction, sections of the road may be temporarily reduced to one-way traffic however the road will remain open to immediate residents and through traffic.
Road users are cautioned to follow the changed traffic conditions, exercise care when traveling through the work zones and be aware of loose stones and heavy machinery within the work areas.


Wombeyan Caves Road, Goodmans Ford to the end.

Storm Damage repair, road maintenance

Commence - Monday 8th May 2017 for approximately 4 weeks.Road will be under traffic control. Please use caution and drive carefully. Some delay may occur, please allow extra travel time. 
Church Avenue, North Side Colo ValeCarpark ConstructionOngoing to end June 2017Truck movements in the area, motorists are to take caution when in this area. 
Old Hume Highway & Lyell Street MittagongRoad and Kerb Works for roundabout & Roundabout constructionApril 7th to end of May 2017

Road users are cautioned to follow the changed traffic conditions, exercise care when travelling through the work zones and be aware of loose stones and heavy machinery within the work area. Motorists are also reminded to heed the directions of the onsite traffic controllers and be aware of the temporary change to the work zone speed limits and closure.

Wilson Drive BalmoralRoad repair and side road constructionApril 3rd to mid June 2017

Road users are cautioned to follow the changed traffic conditions, exercise care when travelling through the work zones and be aware of loose stones and heavy machinery within the work area. Motorists are also reminded to heed the directions of the onsite traffic controllers and be aware of the temporary change to the work zone speed limits and closure.

Merrigang St BowralFootpath Construction1st May to end May 2017Roads will be open under traffic control. Please use caution and drive carefully. Some delay may occur so please allow extra travel time
Bendooley Street, BowralFootpath Construction8th May to early June 2017

Roads will be open under traffic control. Please use caution and drive carefully. Some delay may occur so please allow extra travel time

Bendooley Street, Welby

Bus Shelter Installation

1st May to end May 2017

Roads will be open under traffic control. Please use caution and drive carefully. Some delay may occur so please allow extra travel time


Bundaroo Street, BowralFootpath WorksCommence Monday 15th May to approx end June 2017

During construction sections of the footpath and road in the immediate vicinity of works may be temporarily reduced to one-way traffic. The road will however remain open to residents and through traffic.

Roads will be open under traffic control. Please use caution and drive carefully. Some delay may occur so please allow extra travel time.

Wombeyan Caves Road, MittagongRoad Verge ClearanceCommence Monday 15th March until 19th May 2017

Road verge clearance of vegetation within 2m from edge of road
Traffic control will be in place
Minor delays expected


Bowral Road & Tulloona Avenue, BowralPathway Construction

Commence Monday 29 May, for 3-4 weeks. 

The project will involve the removal of some garden vegetation, construction of a minor retaining wall and installation of a concrete path. It is recommended that pedestrians and cyclists avoid the area while works are underway and it is possible that the outside travel lane will be closed from time to time while machinery and contractors are on site. RMS authorised traffic controllers will be present to guide vehicles safely through the work site and ensure traffic flow is maintained.

Old Hume Highway, between Spring Street & to the Church, MittagongExtension of Footpath WorksTo end May 2017

During construction sections of the footpath and road in the immediate vicinity of works may be temporarily reduced to one-way traffic. The road will however remain open to residents and through traffic.
Roads will be open under traffic control. Please use caution and drive carefully. Some delay may occur so please allow extra travel time.


Old Hume Highway, WoodlandsGuardrail22nd May to 29 May 2017Lane Closure, traffic control will be in place. Use caution and drive to conditions. 




The NSW Transport Management Centre (TMC) monitors and manages the state road network 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Live Traffic updates and traveler information is available:


Call 131 700 to report an incident to the Traffic Management Centre. 

Please note: Water levels can change at short notice due to saturated ground and flash flooding. For flooding emergencies please contact the State Emergency Service on 131 500.


Last Updated: May 18th, 2017
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