Council works and road closures 
Road Closures/Speed Restrictions 
The latest road closures and traffic information here

The Harden Racecourse will be closed to vehicle traffic from Friday 2 October 2020 to Tuesday 6 October 2020 inclusive. 
The airstrip will still be open, however will only be accessible by pedestrian access only

Council advise that Cudgell Creek Bridge located on the Old Forbes Road is now closed. A two lane bypass is open under worksite management. Please take note of signage and 60km/h speed limit. 

Council advise motorists that use the Spring Creek Road Bridge in Young that the bridge bypass is now open to all traffic.

The Spring Creek Bridge is now closed to all vehicles.

Motorists are to note access to Spring Creek Road and roads adjoining this road is to be made via MacKenzie and Glensloy Streets and the new bypass road to Spring Creek Road.

Access to residents in McVeigh Street from Templemore and Spring Street remains unchanged.

Council advise that Haddons Creek Bridge located on Murringo Gap Road is closed and the Bypass is open under worksite management
  • One lane crossing
  • 20, 40 and 60 kph speed limit signs
  • Speed bumps present
  • All appropriate warning and detour signage has been erected
Planned roadworks, water supply and sewerage works for the period ending Thursday 22 October 2020
The following planned works are underway in the Hilltops Council area:
Western Scenic Road, Memagong Lane,
  Eastern Reactive maintenance grading as required.
  Southern Reactive grading as required.
Western Reactive gravel resheeting as required.
  Eastern Reactive gravel resheeting as required.
  Southern Reactive gravel resheeting as required.
Sealed Road
Western General maintenance of footpaths and kerb and guttering around town streets.
Hand patching works on various roads.
Reactive maintenance on signs and trees.
Heavy patching at Bribbaree Road and Tubbul Road.
  Eastern Sealed regional road pothole patching.
Pavement repairs and cleaning on town streets.
Spot spraying of noxious weeds.
Lachlan Valley Way road repairs and maintenance.
  Southern Hand patching works on various roads.
Signage repair and maintenance.
Tree pruning as required.
Shoulder weed control on various road.
Wombat Road Bridge surface repairs.
Western Halls Lane heavy vehicle access.
Construction of vehicle access and parking bays in Boorowa Street for Bunnings development.
Ground /service location at Milvale Road for infrastructure upgrade.
Heavy Patching
- Scenic Road
- Trafalgar Street
  Eastern Galong Road reconstruction.
  Southern Southern Stair Street cycle way extension.
Wombat Hall minor upgrades.
Parks and
Western Summer sports are starting this week and line marking will be completed for these sporting groups
Routine maintenance and mowing of recreational grounds, sporting fields, ovals, parks and reserves as needed.
Routine maintenance and mowing of village, rural and rest areas.
General maintenance of CBD and planting/preparation of summer annuals will commence this week.
Roadside shoulder spraying - weather permitting.
Irrigation Maintenance on all ovals.
Spot Spraying as needed or as the need arises
Preparations for Bunnings planting.  Trees to be planted this week and turf established
  Eastern Mowing of cemeteries.
Spot spraying, weeding and hedge trimming in Marsden Street and Pudman Street.
Street tree pruning – as needed.
Streetscape cleaning every morning.
Mowing parks and paths.
  Southern Irrigation maintenance.
Neill Street garden & streetscape maintenance.
Cemetery general maintenance.
Turf maintenance on sporting ovals.
General maintenance on sporting fields.
Park maintenance.
Water supply and sewerage works:
Western MR78 Olympic Hwy North water main renewal. Due for completion mid October.
Southern Water main replacement in Swift Street, Scott Street and Lucan Street.
All Districts Water meter replacement program.
Routine operations and maintenance.
Routine water quality testing and monitoring.
Hydrant maintenance throughout town.
Water mains flushing
Young – 12/10/2020 to 13/11/2020
Harden – 16/11/2020 to 23/11/2020
Speed restrictions will be in place and minor delays may be experienced.  The planned works are subject to change due to Council resources and weather conditions.
Motorists are advised that Roadwork Speed Limits are enforceable by the NSW Police.  Speed should be reduced and caution exercised when travelling through roadwork sites.