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Major infrastructure projects

 Civic Centre Repair and Refurbishment

The Civic Centre Repair and Refurbishment project involves repair and renewal works to the existing building located at 68 Elizabeth Street, Moss Vale.

Further information is provided at www.wsc.nsw.gov.au/civic-centre-repair-and-refurbishment.

 Welby Hockey Fields

In the 2019/20 year a new hockey field will be constructed alongside Currockbilly Street, Welby. The works are to be completed as part of the agreed actions listed in the Welby Heights Oval Plan of Management prepared by Wingecarribee Shire Council and NSW Department of Lands.

Learn more at www.yoursaywingecarribee.com.au/hockey

 Kirkham Road South Upgrade

Road works are scheduled to commence on the southern section of Kirkham Road in Bowral from Tuesday 11 February 2020.

These works will include a full width rehabilitation of the road pavement, road widening and construction of a new roundabout at Sherwood Avenue.

Other works include the construction of new kerb and guttering, footpaths, installation of footpath lighting and the formalising of car spaces. During construction the existing stormwater pipes will also be relocated and new pipes and pits installed. The project will also be landscaped at the conclusion of construction activities.

During construction sections of on-street parking will be removed to allow the road to remain open. At times the two-way traffic lane may be temporarily reduced to one-way traffic for construction site establishment purposes. Traffic controllers will be stationed onsite during these changes and the road will remain open to through traffic.

On-street parking will not be available on sections of Kirkham Road during construction work. Local businesses have been informed in order to accommodate clients onsite or via side streets.

Construction activities will be carried out between 7.00am and 5.00pm weekdays.

Road users are cautioned to follow the changed traffic arrangements and exercise care when traveling through the work zones and be aware of loose stones and heavy machinery within the work areas.

Works are expected to be completed by June 2020 (subject to weather conditions).

The Kirkham Road (South) Reconstruction Project will connect to the previous multi-million dollar reconstruction works undertaken by Council on the northern section of the road in 2019.

For further information contact Council on phone 4868 0888.

Station Street Upgrade and Extension of Railway Parade

Following extensive community consultation, in 2012 Council adopted the Bowral Parking, Traffic and Transport Strategy which outlined a major upgrade of Station Street (Stage 1)and extension of Railway Parade (Stage 2) to address the long term issue of traffic congestion within the town centre.

Having obtained grants for Stage 1, Council is embarking on the upgrade of Station Street to include two lanes in each direction (between Bundaroo Street and Bowral Street), new roundabout at Bong Bong Street and an upgraded roundabout at Bowral Street plus improved parking facilities and access to town centre businesses.

Widespread community consultation regarding detailed concept designs for the Station Street Upgrade was conducted in 2017 and engagement with property owners continues.
Property owners, businesses and the broader community will be informed as the project progresses.

Council continues to seek funding opportunities for Stage 2.

Visit www.yoursaywingecarribee.com.au to learn more about the project and subscribe to receive emailed updates.

Enquiries: Project Delivery Team on 02 4868 0888

 Berrima Road Deviation

Preliminary designs for the Berrima Road Deviation Project were placed on public exhibition in 2017 and construction commenced in January 2018.

The aim of the project is to divert Berrima Road from the existing level crossing near the Boral Cement Works to a bridge over the train line further east.

The existing T-junction intersection at Berrima Road and Taylor Avenue and the bend on the approach to the crossing from Moss Vale would also be removed from the route - replaced with a B-triple truck capacity roundabout.

Work halted following project delivery and funding challenges. Council resolved on 10 April 2019:

  • THAT Council undertake the necessary works to make the project “shovel ready” for future grant applications. This will include finalising the relocation of existing services, property acquisitions and topsoil and seed the constructed road embankment with an estimated total cost $4.4M for the revised project scope.
  • THAT Council advise the Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities that due to a significant number of issues Council will not be able to complete the approved works by the 31 March 2020 deadline and will therefore have to let the funding agreement lapse.

Visit www.yoursaywingecarribee.com.au to learn more about the project, read associated Council reports and subscribe to receive emailed updates.

Enquiries : Project Delivery Team on 02 4868 0888

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Last Updated: February 14th, 2020
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