Council works and road closures 
Road Closures/Speed Restrictions 
The latest road closures and traffic information here
  • Scott Street and Brial Road, Boorowa, are both closed due to rising waters in the Boorowa River.
Please take extra care on all roads, and do not attempt to drive through flood water.

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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 20 May 2021
The following planned works are underway in the Hilltops Council area:
Maintenance Grading Western Swamp Rd.
Halls Lane – drought relief.
Reactive maintenance grading as required.
Eastern Little Plains Rd.
Reactive maintenance grading as required.
Southern Bobara Rd, Lynden Rd.
Reactive maintenance grading as required.
Gravel Resheeting Western Reactive gravel resheeting as required.
Eastern Reactive gravel resheeting as required.
Southern Reactive gravel resheeting as required.
Sealed Road Repairs Western General maintenance of footpaths and kerb and guttering around town streets.
Reactive maintenance on signs and trees.
Urban resealing conducted as required.
Eastern Frogmore Rd pothole patching.
Sealed regional road pothole patching.
Town streets pothole patching.
Cleaning on town streets.
Sign repair and maintenance on various roads.
Rugby Rd drainage works – storm damage.
Kenyu Rd drainage works on sealed sections – storm damage.
Taylors Flat Rd drainage works – storm damage.
General maintenance of footpaths and kerb and
guttering around town streets.
Southern Hand patching works on various roads.
Signage repairs and maintenance.
Rural road repairs – Back Creek Rd, Boorowa Rd.
Construction Projects Western Ground/service location at Milvale Rd for infrastructure upgrade.
Milvale Rd rehabilitation from Berthong Rd intersection back towards Young (1km).
Milvale Rd edge rehabilitation from Penrose Bridge to Wickham Lane.
Wombat St roundabout.
Dundas St road construction.
Dish drain construction – Gus Smith Oval car park.
Flood damage repair – Geegullalong Rd and Murringo
Eastern Brial St new footpath construction.
Flood damage repairs on Kenyu Rd, Rugby Rd, Bennett Springs Rd, Taylors Flat Rd and Balleyhooley Rd.
Galong Rd reconstruction.
Battery Rd pipes.
Southern East St and Ward St footpaths.
Allsop St kerb and gutter.
Parks and Gardens Western Routine maintenance and mowing of recreational grounds, sporting fields, ovals, parks and reserves as needed.
Routine maintenance of village, rural and rest areas.
General maintenance of CBD weekly/fortnightly.
Irrigation has been turned down to Autumn program on all ovals and parks.
Spot spraying as the need arises on parks, ovals and
Mowing town entrances.
Maintain line marking on sporting fields.
Control Autumn leaves in CBD and town parks.
Eastern Mowing of cemeteries.
Street tree pruning as needed.
Streetscape cleaning every morning.
Mowing parks and footpaths.
Footpath maintenance – edging, etc.
Routine maintenance and mowing of recreational grounds, sporting fields and ovals.
General maintenance on local cemeteries.
Southern Irrigation maintenance.
Neill Street garden and streetscape maintenance.
Cemetery general maintenance.
Turf maintenance on sporting ovals.
General maintenance on sporting fields.
Park maintenance.
Roadside mowing.
Weed Spraying
Western Town area, parks and ovals spraying as needed.
Spot spraying on roadsides for tree suckers, Bathurst Burr and other noxious weeds.
Spot spraying on roadsides in Milvale Rd areas.
  Eastern Spot spraying on roadsides for St Barnaby's Thistle, St John’s Wort, Bathurst Burr, Silverleaf Nightshade and Chilean Needlegrass.
Road shoulder spraying.
  Southern Road shoulders and town spraying.
Spot spraying on roadsides for St John’s Wort, Silverleaf
Nightshade and Indian Lovegrass.
Water supply and sewerage works:
All Districts Water meter replacement program.
Routine operations and maintenance.
Routine water quality testing and monitoring.
Hydrant maintenance throughout town.
Water meter reading.
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.