Category: Roads and Assets

Helping Learner drivers become safer drivers

April 5, 2017Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council will be hosting a free Learner Driver Parent Workshop designed to help parents of learner drivers prepare their teenagers for safer driving. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, said parents and supervisors of novice drivers have a crucial role to play in contributing to help make our roads safer. “Teaching...

Free Child Restraint Checking Day

March 30, 2017Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets
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How secure is your child’s restraint? Every year, many children are injured, or worse, in car crashes. Many of these incidents could be prevented or the impact reduced if the right child car seat is correctly used. Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, is encouraging parents to ensure their child seats are fitted correctly at...

Colo Street Bridge in Mittagong opens to traffic

March 16, 2017Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has today opened the Colo Street Bridge in Mittagong to motorists and pedestrians. The opening follows months of work that involved the demolition of the former timber bridge and construction of a new concrete bridge.  As part of the works the bitumen road approaching the bridge in both directions was also reconstructed...

Telecommunications Site Manager appointed for the Gib

March 16, 2017Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has appointed siteXcell as the Telecommunications Site Manager for the Mt Gibraltar telecommunications tower. Situated atop of Mt Gibraltar, the Council owned tower is one of the most important and far-reaching pieces of public communications infrastructure in south-west NSW. The tower is used by numerous national telecommunications companies, major television networks, local...

Road Rules Awareness Week

March 2, 2017Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets
 

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Road Safety Officer is reminding motorists and pedestrians to be extra vigilant on our roads during Road Rules Awareness Week. “Road Rules Awareness Week is the perfect opportunity for all drivers to reflect and improve on their driving habits,” Ms Lausz said. “Motorists, passengers, cyclists and pedestrians all have a shared responsibility...