Tagged: roads

Don’t trust the dirt dealer

September 18, 2019Posted in: Environment

Wingecarribee Shire Council is urging residents of the Shire to be wary of operators offering ‘free fill’ following a spate of recent incidents. Council’s Deputy General Manager Corporate, Strategy and Development Services Mark Pepping said the operators were targeting villages within easy access of the Hume Highway. “The most recent cases involved the mass dumping...

Draft Road Maintenance Policy on exhibition

September 4, 2019Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is asking residents to view and provide comment on its draft Road Maintenance Policy which went on public exhibition on Wednesday 28 August 2019. Council’s Assets Manager, Stace Lewer, explained the importance of the document. “One of the key purposes of the draft policy is to provide safe and secure roads across...

Council unveils more locality signs across Shire

July 4, 2019Posted in: Roads and Assets

Berrima, Sutton Forest, Welby and Colo Vale will soon have new locality signs erected welcoming residents and guests to their respective communities. The signs are the latest in a collection which Wingecarribee Shire Council began installing in 2016. However the new signs serve as more than decorative features at locality entry points. Deputy General Manager...

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...