Tagged: roads

Helping Learner drivers become safer drivers

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

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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

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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

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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...

Council hosts Cycle for Active Transport workshops

October 31, 2016Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets

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Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to host a series of free cycling workshops just in time for summer. Council’s Road Safety Officer Melanie Lausz said three Cycle for Active Transport workshops would be held throughout the months of November and December. “These workshops are designed to help residents who perhaps haven’t ridden for a while...