Weekly Works Schedule

Road users are requested to exercise care in the vicinity of these works and adhere to traffic control in place as heavy trucks and plant will be onsite. Weather permitting 

Bitumen Patching and Asphalt Works

Reseal Preparation (2021/2022 Reseal Preparation Program)

  • Continuation of select sections on Martells Road, Bowraville Road, Darkwood Road, Summervilles Road and Gordonville Road
  • 2021/2022 Reseal Preparation Program on selected roads across the Coast and Plateau almost complete, including drainage and road shoulder works as bitumen pavement patching and shape correction works to selected sections
  • Contractor resealing and asphalt works commencing shortly. Roads to be advised shortly

Pothole Patching

  • Urgent, high priority pothole patching in response to service requests from the public across the Coast and Plateau 

Bridge Maintenance and Construction

Replacement of Tallowwood Point Bridge on Promised Land Road Gleniffer

Following the immediate emergency closure of the Bridge in 2019, investigations have been undertaken by Council into avenues for replacement, with funding under the State Government Fixing Country Bridges program achieved.

Works to replace this bridge commenced in early August 2021. To date, Council crews and Contractors have completed installation of the bored piles, pile caps and abutments and works on the timber superstructure are now underway.

Work to the bridge deck and approaches are now complete, with the bridge reopened to traffic from the afternoon of Friday 26 November 2021.

The remaining ancillary finishing works and landscaping will be completed over the next couple of weeks.

Resident and road users to exercise care in the vicinity whilst finishing works are completed.

General Works

  • Responding to service requests raised by the community

Maintenance Grading, Reseals and Slashing Operations

Grading Operations (Heavy Formation Grading / Gravel Re-sheeting / Flood Damage Rectification)

  • Continuation of Bowraville Road flood damage grading (full length of unsealed section) 
  • Commencement of Reids Road Kalang flood damage grading (full length of unsealed section)  
  • Commencement of Plantation Road Brierfield flood damage grading (full length of unsealed section) 
  • Continuation of Martells Road flood damage grading (full length of unsealed section) on hold until weather stabilises
  • Continuation of Emersons Road flood damage grading (full length of unsealed section) on hold until weather stabilises 
  • Various small flood damage/capital works projects will be undertaken by this team, and currently include flood damage restoration and drainage works on Briggsvale Road and Bowraville Road  
  • Flood response works on Darkwood Road washout (west of Richardsons Bridge) on Monday 29 November 2021 - following significant road damage sustained last week
  • Further flood damage works will be undertaken as priorities are assessed

Slashing/Vegetation Maintenance

  • Roadside spraying around guideposts, drainage structures and for sight distance on Coastal roads
  • Roadside slashing on roads in and around Bellingen including North Bank Road and Bowraville Road
  • Roadside slashing on roads off Tyringham Road including Paddys Plains Road and Snows Road

Motorists to be aware that there will be mobile spraying and slashing works being undertaken, comply with signage in place and obey directions from traffic controllers including escort vehicles

Town Maintenance, Parks and Reserves

  • General town maintenance including mowing and edge trimming of all parks and reserves, cleaning of public amenities, garbage run etc in each township
  • Dorrigo Mowing:
    • Mountain Top
    • Roses Reserve
    • Newell Falls
    • North Dorrigo Reserve
    • Bielsdown Park
    • Dorrigo Recreation Reserve
  • Bellingen Mowing:
    • Bellingen Park
    • Tamarind Drive
    • Keough Reserve
    • Robert Wolfe Park
    • Crown Street
    • Fernmount Cemetery
    • George Hewitt Park
    • Connell Park
    • O’Sullivan’s Park
    • Jarrett Park
    • Piggott Park
    • Sunset Ridge Drive
    • Bellingen Preschool
  • Urunga Mowing:
    • Hungry Head
    • Urunga Soccer Fields
  • Mylestom:
    • Reserve Doepel Park
    • Oval
  • Gardens:
    • Prune Bottle Brush at Hyde Street crossing
    • Prune Abelia North Bellingen roundabout
    • Weed control Yellow Shed, William Street and Casuarina Avenue
    • Prune and tie grapes Church Street
  • Playground safety inspections


Water and Wastewater Works

  • Responding to service requests raised by the community
  • Routine maintenance to Shire water and sewer mains and treatment plants

Waterfall Way and Routine Maintenance

  • Periodic defect reporting/safety inspections from the Highway to Ford Street Bellingen
  • Maintenance of pavement edges and shoulder grading to both approaches at Myers Bluff
  • Maintenance of signage and guardrails at Myers Bluff
  • Slashing, weed spraying and vegetation control at Myers Bluff
  • Slashing from Bellingen to Dorrigo Mountain through Transport for NSW works
  • Amenities maintenance and servicing
  • Emptying of roadside rubbish bins
  • Responding to service requests raised by the community
  • Project works see Safety Improvement Works - Waterfall Way Thora




























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