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Old South Road set for multi-million refurbishment

February 14, 2022Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is finalising details on a multi-million-dollar mid-year make-over of Old South Road. A total of 9.3 kilometres of the road between Merrigang Street in Bowral and Aylmerton Road in Mittagong is slated for improvement. “We are fine-tuning final design details for what is a very complex project,” said Council’s Director of Service...

Repair works to commence on Wombeyan Caves Road

September 6, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to begin rehabilitation works on Wombeyan Caves Road thanks to $5.6 million in joint funding from the Federal Government’s Disaster Recovery Funding Agreement (DRFA) and the NSW Government’s Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Package (BLER). The rehabilitation works will involve repair of several sites along the road, which was significantly impacted...

Council secures multi-million dollar Black Spot Funding

May 6, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured over $8 million in grant funding from the NSW State and Australian Federal Governments to help rectify four traffic ‘black spots’. A total of $3.3 million dollars was allocated as part of the Australian Government’s Black Spot Program to remediate sections of the Old Hume Highway in Mittagong and Bowral...

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...

Council to install flood depth markers in Bowral

June 4, 2018Posted in: Roads and Assets

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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...