Tagged: Traffic

Free Child Restraint Checking Day

March 30, 2017Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets

How secure is your child’s restraint? Every year, many children are injured, or worse, in car crashes. Many of these incidents could be prevented or the impact reduced if the right child car seat is correctly used. Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, is encouraging parents to ensure their child seats are fitted correctly at...

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...

Station Street Upgrade designer appointed

May 13, 2016Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the Member for Wollondilly, Jai Rowell MP, have today announced that specialist infrastructure and environmental services company Cardno (NSW/ACT) Pty Ltd has been appointed as design consultant for the much anticipated Station Street Upgrade Project. Cardno’s role will include developing detailed designs and specifications for both phases of the $9.5 million...

Council continues LOOK pedestrian safety campaign

February 15, 2016Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is asking motorists to keep an eye out and slow down for pedestrians the next time they get behind the wheel with the launch of stage two of the LOOK road safety campaign. Council’s Road Safety Officer Melanie Officer explained the initiative behind the LOOK Pedestrian Safety program. “Our Shire’s roads are...

Helping Learner drivers become safer drivers

February 15, 2016Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets

Teaching a young person to drive can be a daunting task, but a number of Council workshops and hands-on driving events may help parents of learner drivers prepare their teenagers for safer driving experiences. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, said parents and supervisors of novice drivers have a crucial role to play...