Tagged: roads

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...

Mayor Gair thanks Friends of Bowral

March 6, 2019Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair has today praised the members of the Friends of Bowral following this week’s public gathering to discuss Council’s proposed Station Street Upgrade Project. “I was notified earlier this week that members of the group were organising a public gathering in Bowral to discuss their concerns about our Station Street...

Helping learner drivers become safer drivers

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

Learner Drivers in front of car

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

water

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...