Tagged: roads

Colo Street Bridge in Mittagong opens to traffic

March 16, 2017Posted in: Roads and Assets

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...

Helping Learner drivers become safer drivers

February 16, 2017Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets

Teaching a young person to drive needn’t be a daunting task with a number of Council workshops and hands-on driving events 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...

Willow Vale and Colo Street bridges nearing completion

December 23, 2016Posted in: Roads and Assets

Two major construction projects in the Shire’s north designed to ease traffic congestion and improve road safety are set to open in early 2017. Major construction works on the Railway Terrace bridge in Willow Vale and the Colo Street bridge project in Mittagong are nearing completion with final works to be completed next month. “In...

New locality signs unveiled

November 15, 2016Posted in: Roads and Assets

In an effort to improve reporting details for Emergency Services, Wingecarribee Shire Council is rolling out a series of new locality signs which define the borders of localities across the Shire. The new signs also recognise local Indigenous history by including the name of the Aboriginal Country which has been used by Aboriginal people for...

Storm repair works hit full swing in November

November 4, 2016Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets

Works to repair roads damaged as a result of June’s East Coast Low storm event will hit top gear in November as Council restores more than a dozen storm-affected roads. In total 14 local roads will be tended to throughout the month of November at a cost of over $300,000. Council’s Deputy General Manager of...