Tagged: roads

Helping learner drivers become safer drivers

September 27, 2018Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets

Learner Driver

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to host two free road safety events designed to help learner drivers become safer drivers. Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, explained that parents and supervisors play a vital role in providing young drivers with the experience they need to be safe on our roads. “As rules, regulations and technology...

Council to carry out Shire-wide bridge inspections

July 19, 2018Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to undertake a Shire-wide assessment of all Council maintained bridges to help better plan for future works. The Bridge Assessment Project began in June and will continue into 2019 with approximately 50 Council maintained bridges being evaluated during this period. As part of the $416,000 program, all Council bridges will...

Council to install flood depth markers in Bowral

June 4, 2018Posted in: Roads and Assets

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Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to install a series of flood depth markers and warning signs at flooding hotspots in a bid to provide improved warning during high rainfall incidents. Council’s Group Manager Infrastructure Services Dominic Lucas said the first of the new signs would be erected in June starting in Bowral. “Our Shire has...

Draft Operational Plan and Budget on exhibition

April 27, 2018Posted in: Community, Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from the community after Councillors endorsed the draft Operational Plan and Budget at this week’s Council Meeting. The draft Operational Plan 2018/19 includes the Budget, Revenue Policy and Fees and Charges for the year ahead and will go on public exhibition as of Friday 27 April 2018. Wingecarribee Shire...

Council responds to Station Street letter

April 27, 2018Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead and Council’s General Manager Ann Prendergast have responded to an open letter penned by Mr Hewson in the Southern Highland News. Dated Friday 6 April 2018, the letter raises a number of issues regarding Council’s proposed upgrade of Station Street in Bowral. “While Mr Hewson is entitled to his...