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Works in Progress

The City of Mount Gambier outdoor staff will be working in the following areas in the coming week:
  • Hay Drive – road construction (road closures in place)
  • Frew Park – RV dump point and parking construction
  • John Street – footpath construction
  • O’Halloran Terrace - footpath construction
  • Various locations – road reseal program

Other works (works being undertaken by other organisations where Council has no involvement):

  • Nil currently.

Road Closures

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 33 of the Road Traffic Act 1961 that the following portions of street will be closed to all vehicular traffic as follows:

FROM WEDNESDAY 23 JANUARY TO FRIDAY 8 MARCH 2019

HAY DRIVE: being the east west leg off Lake Terrace West

The temporary road closure is for the removal of the Hay Drive Bridge and the construction of a roadway. For the duration of the works access to the extension of Hay Drive will be available via Keegan Drive (Bay Road end).

The parking of vehicles in this portion of street during the temporary street closure is prohibited.

Hay Drive detour map

Hay Drive Detour

Project Briefs

Location Hay Drive Bridge

Project Description Demolition of the Hay Drive Bridge, filling of the land underneath and the construction of a roadway in place of the bridge.

Project Category

☒ Road construction / road maintenance

☐ Footpath construction / footpath maintenance

☐ Road bitumen sealing

☐ Stormwater drainage constructions / maintenance

☐ Tree removal / planting / maintenance

Commencement date 23/01/2019

Completion date 8/03/2019

Impact on Public

☐ No impact

☐ Restricted access to properties

☐ Partial road closure

☒ Full road closure and detours apply

☐ Footpath closure only

Contact Officer Andrew Thompson 8721 2522

Public notification undertaken

☐ Letterbox drop

☒ Mail out

☒ Council website

☒ Council Facebook page

☒ The Border Watch

Other comments For the duration of the works access to the extension of Hay Drive will be available via Keegan Drive (Bay Road end).

Location Frew Park, Penola Road

Project Description Kerb and channel construction for the purpose of the new RV dump point and caravan parking area. Drainage infrastructure to be installed and landscaping around the site.

Project Category

☒ Road construction / road maintenance

☐ Footpath construction / footpath maintenance

☐ Road bitumen sealing

☒ Stormwater drainage constructions / maintenance

☐ Tree removal / planting / maintenance

Commencement date 4/02/2019

Anticipated completion date 22/02/2019

Impact on Public

☒ No impact

☐ Restricted access to properties

☐ Partial road closure

☐ Full road closure and detours apply

☐ Footpath closure only

Contact Officer (if required) Chris Habets 0437 682 507

Public notification undertaken

☐ Letterbox drop

☐ Mail out

☒ Council website

☐ Council Facebook page

☒ The Border Watch

Other comments

There will be no major impact on the public. The car park will receiving a hot mix overlay once these works have been completed. This job is estimated to take 3 weeks.

Location John Street (Crennan Street to Davison Street)

Project Description Concrete footpath construction

Project Category

☐ Road construction / road maintenance

☒ Footpath construction / footpath maintenance

☐ Road bitumen sealing

☐ Stormwater drainage constructions / maintenance

☐ Tree removal / planting / maintenance

Commencement date 19/02/2019

Completion date 14/03/2019

Impact on Public

☐ No impact

☐ Restricted access to properties

☐ Partial road closure

☐ Full road closure and detours apply

☒ Footpath closure only

Contact Officer Michael Durbridge 0418192711

Public notification undertaken

☒ Letterbox drop

☐ Mail out

☒ Council website

☒ The Border Watch

Other comments

Speed restrictions will be in place for the duration of the works, there will be no major disruption to traffic. There will be some limited parking on the north side of John Street throughout the works.

Location O’Halloran Terrace – Power Street to Wallace Street

Project Description Contractors are under taking hot mix footpath works on the behalf of Council.

Project Category

☐ Road construction / road maintenance

☒ Footpath construction / footpath maintenance

☐ Road bitumen sealing

☐ Stormwater drainage constructions / maintenance

☐ Tree removal / planting / maintenance

Commencement date 18/02/2019

Completion date 22/02/2019

Impact on Public

☐ No impact

☒ Restricted access to properties

☒ Partial road closure

☐ Full road closure and detours apply

☒ Footpath closure only

Contact Officer Chris Mustart 0418838312

Public notification undertaken

☒ Letterbox drop

☐ Mail out

☒ Council website

☐ The Border Watch

Other comments

There will be some disruption to traffic and pedestrians throughout this period of works. Speed restrictions will be in place.

Location various

Project Description Roads reseal program is conducted by contractors on behalf of Council.

Project Category

☒ Road construction / road maintenance

☐ Footpath construction / footpath maintenance

☒ Road bitumen sealing

☐ Stormwater drainage constructions / maintenance

☐ Tree removal / planting / maintenance

Commencement date 18/02/2019

Completion date 29/03/2019

Impact on Public

☐ No impact

☒ Restricted access to properties

☒ Partial road closure

☒ Full road closure and detours apply

☐ Footpath closure only

Contact Officer Chris Mustart 0418838312

Public notification undertaken

☐ Letterbox drop

☐ Mail out

☒ Council website

☒ The Border Watch

Other comments

There will be restriction in place around the works being conducted. We do encourage road users to drive to the road conditions and follow the signage in place. The contractors under taken these work are Gambier Earth Movers.