Tagged: Wombeyan Caves Road

Fire and flood force closure of Wombeyan Caves Road

February 26, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wombeyan Caves Road, between Goodman’s Ford and Wombeyan Caves, will remain off limits as Council staff begin the task of assessing and repairing damage sustained to the road after bush fire attack and heavy rain. Located in the Shire’s west, Wombeyan Caves Road west of Greenhills Road has been closed for intermittent periods since the...

New locality signs unveiled

November 15, 2016Posted in: Roads and Assets

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...

Wombeyan Caves Road reopens

November 13, 2015Posted in: Roads and Assets

Following months of closure Wingecarribee Shire Council has this week re-opened Wombeyan Caves Road. The popular tourist road located in the Shire’s west was closed after heavy rainfall in January caused extensive landslip damage. Council contractor’s repaired the damaged section of road approximately 11 kilometres west of the Goodman’s Ford crossing at a cost of...

Collapsed section of Wombeyan Caves Road to be repaired

September 29, 2015Posted in: Roads and Assets

A local company has been awarded a contract to repair the collapsed section of Wombeyan Caves Road by Wingecarribee Shire Council. The land slip occurred east of Langs Road, approximately 11kms west of Goodman’s Ford, following heavy rainfall in January 2015. Work will involve the construction of a large rock retaining batter, installation of a...

Council to fund Wombeyan Caves Road repairs

May 22, 2015Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor, Councillor Duncan Gair has today announced that emergency council funding will be directed to Wombeyan Caves Road to assist in fast-tracking its repair. “Council’s Finance Committee, which consists of all councilors and senior staff of Council, has this week allocated an additional $200,000 towards repairing the road and completing additional urgent maintenance...