Before and after, investing in drainage works for safer, more resilient roads

August 25, 2023Posted in: Roads and Assets

two part gif showing before and after of kangaloon road

Thanks Kangaloon locals, for letting us know the road improvements we’ve recently completed along Kangaloon Road are so appreciated. More works like this are ongoing across Wingecarribee thanks to $1.65 million in Local Government Recovery Grant funding toward drainage works across our vast network of roads. We took this pic after completing shoulder works on...

Better walks in Balmoral Village

April 21, 2023Posted in: News, Roads and Assets

2D map of work zone

Council will be constructing a new 1.2 metre-wide concrete footpath through Balmoral Reserve and along the west side of Wilson Drive. The new path will provide an important pedestrian link between Balmoral Hall and the bus shelter on the eastern side of Wilson Drive, near the railway crossing. The pathway is the first stage of...

Expect a better commuter carpark at Bowral Station

April 11, 2023Posted in: News, Roads and Assets

Commute regularly from Bowral Station Carpark? You can soon expect a better experience. Council will commence upgrades to the commuter carpark, on behalf of Transport for NSW (TfNSW), from Monday 17 April. “Weather permitting, we hope to re-open the improved commuter carpark within four weeks, by May 15,” says Manager Project Delivery, Ned Tripkovic. The...

Better roads are in the making, using camera mounted vehicles

March 30, 2023Posted in: Roads and Assets

Road survey vehicle on suburban street

Safer travel on improved roads is a priority for our community and Council is planning for future improvements by capturing the condition of the region’s roads, footpaths and other secondary road assets using camera-equipped inspection vehicles. This fleet will be hitting the Shire’s streets this week, weather permitting. Council’s Manager Assets, Shaun Robinson, said the...

After hours bitumen paving on Station Street, better for motorists and businesses

March 9, 2023Posted in: Delivering, Listening, Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s trial of an innovative new bitumen pavement to help fast-track works on Station Street is paying dividends for locals, less than a week after the start of construction. To minimise inconvenience for motorists and businesses and enable the road to re-open by Easter, Council is laying a new pavement solution called EME2,...