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Changed traffic conditions – Kirkham Road, Bowral

February 7, 2020Posted in:

Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that 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.

Council thanks local residents, businesses and motorists in advance for their cooperation and apologises for any temporary delays or inconvenience.

Works are expected to be completed by June 2020. All timeframes are 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.

Changed traffic conditions on Kirkham Road, Bowral

October 14, 2019Posted in:

Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that utility service relocation works on Kirkham Road in Bowral are scheduled to commence on 21 October 2019.

These works will be carried out along Kirkham Road between Sherwood Ave and Oxleys Hill Road and up to Kiama Street as part of the Kirkham Road (South) Road Reconstruction Project.

The objectives of the overall project include road reconstruction, formalising car parking arrangements and improving pedestrian access.

The scope of the utility service relocation work includes:

  • construction of new stormwater drainage and relocation of existing water main at Sherwood Avenue,
  • relocation of existing gas main at Sherwood Avenue and Wingecarribee Streets, and
  • relocation of existing Telstra and NBN services throughout the project location.

Construction activities will be carried out between 7 am and 6 pm weekdays.

During construction, sections of the road may be temporarily reduced to one-way traffic however property access will be maintained. Prior to works commencing affected properties will be provided with written notification.

Road users are cautioned to follow directions for 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.

Council thanks motorists and pedestrians in advance for their cooperation and apologies for any temporary delays or inconvenience.

Works are expected to be completed by the end of December 2019.  All timeframes are subject to weather conditions.

For further information please contact Jamil Ashraf from Council’s Infrastructure Services Branch on 4868 0888.

Changed traffic conditions: Kirkham Road, Bowral

March 1, 2019Posted in:

Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that road works are scheduled for immediate commencement on Kirkham Road in Bowral.

Works will include a full width rehabilitation of the road pavement, road widening and curve realignment.

In addition to the construction of the new concrete asphalt surface the adjacent road drainage will also be upgraded.  New safety signage, line-marking and raised pavement markers will also be installed.

These works will be carried out on a section of Kirkham Road between Sherwood Avenue and Mittagong Road.

Construction activities will be carried out between 7.00am and 6.00pm weekdays.

During construction sections of the road may be temporarily reduced to one-way traffic however the road will remain open to 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.

Council thanks residents and motorists in advance for their cooperation and apologises for any temporary delays or inconvenience.

Works are expected to be completed by the end of June 2019.  All timeframes are subject to weather conditions.

Funding for the Kirkham Road Industrial Access Reconstruction Works has been provided by the State Government’s Restart NSW Fixing Country Roads Program and Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Special Rate Variation Improvement program (SRV).

For further information please contact Jamil Ashraf from Council’s Infrastructure Services Branch on 4868 0519.

Kirkham Road roadworks

January 3, 2019Posted in:

Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that road works are scheduled to commence on Kirkham Road in Bowral from Monday 14 January 2019.

Works will include a full width rehabilitation of the road pavement, road widening and curve realignment.

In addition to the construction of the new concrete asphalt surface the adjacent road drainage will also be upgraded.  New safety signage, line-marking and raised pavement markers will also be installed.

These works will be carried out on a section of Kirkham Road between Sherwood Avenue and Mittagong Road.

Construction activities will be carried out between 7.00am and 6.00pm weekdays.

During construction sections of the road may be temporarily reduced to one-way traffic however the road will remain open to 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.

Council thanks residents and motorists in advance for their cooperation and apologises for any temporary delays or inconvenience.

Works are expected to be completed by early May 2019.  All timeframes are subject to weather conditions.

For further information please contact Jamil Ashraf from Council’s Infrastructure Services Branch on 4868 0519.

Temporary closure of Wingecarribee Street bridge

September 16, 2020Posted in:

Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that the Wingecarribee Street Bridge in Bowral will be temporarily closed from 6.30pm Friday 18 September until 6.30pm Sunday 20 September 2020.

The bridge spans the train line immediately south of the Bowral Train Station and connects Kirkham Road to Station Street.

The temporary closure is to enable road pavement rehabilitation works to be undertaken on the bridge.

Traffic controllers will be stationed onsite re-directing motorists to use the alternate Kirkham Road access located north on Mittagong Road.

Road users are cautioned to follow the changed traffic arrangements, exercise care when traveling in the area and be aware of workers and heavy machinery.  Where possible motorists are asked to avoid the area.

Pedestrian access across the Wingecarribee Street Bridge including the neighbouring Bowral Train Station will not be affected.

Council thanks local businesses and motorists in advance for their cooperation and apologises for any temporary delays or inconvenience.

For further information contact the Senior Project Manager on phone 4868 0888.

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