Slow down around schools

January 31, 2018Posted in: Roads and Assets

With the new school year kicking off this week, Council is reminding motorists that school speed zones are back in operation. “With the majority of Highland schools back this week, it’s important to remember that school speed zones are also back in force,” said Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz. “Drivers should be aware that...

Helping Learner drivers become safer drivers

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

Learner Drivers in front of car

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...

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...

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