ON THE ROADS: Council's planned and completed roadworks

Road construction and rehabilitation

The City Council’s contractors were able to complete the job of sealing Peisley Street between Gardiner Road and the rail overpass bridge last Wednesday. 

Crews have now moved on to begin rehabilitation work on Cadia Road between Berrilee Road and Forest Road.

The upgrading of 1.8km of Burrendong Way south from the Council boundary has begun, with works on widening piped culverts and road shoulder preparation.

This work will continue for approximately six weeks, weather permitting.

Asphalt pavement upgrades were carried out in Cox Avenue adjacent to the Bathurst Road intersection.

Work is continuing on schedule for the pavement upgrade on the western end of the Northern Bypass between Molong Road and Forbes Road.

Sealing the road surface was completed last week.

It is expected that, weather permitting, this section of road will be reopened to traffic following line marking work early this week.

Road resealing

Council completed its annual resealing programme in residential areas last week.

Streets resealed last week include: Oliver, Sampson, Warrendine, Eyles and Palmer

In total council has resealed approximately 8.2km of pavement in low-traffic residential streets under this year’s programme.

Road maintenance

Council crews have begun maintenance activities on the parking lanes in Prince Street and the travelling lanes on the Northern Bypass.

Attention was also given to Burrendong Way and Cadia Road.

Work will begin on road shoulder maintenance in Ploughmans Lane this week.

Concrete and drainage

Road and drainage maintenance crews were working on piped culvert replacements on Cadia Road last week.

Sections of kerbs and gutters were also replaced in sections of Phillip Street.

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