Tagged: bridge

Council undertakes review of engineering specifications

June 13, 2019Posted in: Development, Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reviewing its entire suite of engineering specifications in a bid to provide the local design and construction industry with greater consistency and clarity. The purpose of the project is to ensure that any infrastructure that Council builds, or any infrastructure constructed and transferred to Council by a developer, meets the standards...

Council to carry out Shire-wide street audit

June 6, 2019Posted in: Roads and Assets

Camera equipped inspection vehicles will be hitting the Shire’s streets from early June in a bid to capture the condition of the region’s roads. Council’s Asset Engineer, Munir Ahmed said the footage captured from the camera-mounted vehicles would be used to improve Council’s knowledge of its existing road network and help in preparing future maintenance...

Council warns of bridge load breaches

March 12, 2019Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on heavy vehicle road users to observe local bridge load limitations following a spate of recent breaches. Council’s Manager of Assets, Stace Lewer said the most recent example reported involved trucks exceeding local bridge weight limits by almost tenfold. “We’ve collected evidence in the past weeks showing 40 tonne trucks...