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Road Closures/Speed Restrictions

The latest road closures and traffic information here

Please take extra care on all roads, and do not attempt to drive through flood water.

Due to recent weather conditions we ask all motorists in the Hilltops to drive with caution and obey traffic control signage and road closures in place on various roads around the region.

For the latest road closures due to current adverse weather conditions in the Hilltops region please see here

    CUDGELL CREEK BRIDGE
    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.

     

    SPRING CREEK BRIDGE TRAFFIC RESTRICTION
    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.

     

    HADDONS CREEK BRIDGE – MURRINGO GAP ROAD 
    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

     

    BUNDARBO BRIDGE

    The Bundarbo Bridge Replacement in Jugiong has commenced with site establishment, tree clearing, road approach excavation and forming of the temporary work platform for the piling rig.

    Due to the extreme weather, we have been experiencing the last couple of months, the Murrumbidgee River flow has been unusually high. The Burrinjuck Dam has been releasing water more than expected for this time of year. This resulted in the contractor not being able to complete the work platform to construct the piles for the new bridge.

    Planned Roadworks, Water Supply and Sewerage works for the period ending Thursday 27 January 2022

    The following planned works are underway in the Hilltops Council area:

    Maintenance Grading Western Storm damage clean up on local unsealed roads including wash outs and cross gutters.
    Eastern Tarrants Gap Rd and Grassy Creek Rd.
    Southern Bramshot Rd and Erin Rd.
    All Districts Reactive maintenance grading as required.
    Gravel Resheeting All Districts Reactive gravel resheeting as required.
    Sealed Road Repairs Western Surface repairs on local sealed, village and Young township roads.
    Eastern Patching on Rugby Rd, Rye Park Rd, Murringo Rd, Lachlan Valley Way, Frogmore Rd and Taylors Flat Rd.
    Southern Patching local roads.
    All Districts

    Pothole patching on town streets, sealed local and regional roads.

    Town street cleaning.

    General maintenance of footpaths and kerb and guttering around town streets.

    Local roads repair and maintenance on signs.

    Reactive maintenance on street trees.

    Construction Projects Western

    Milvale Rd rehabilitation from Penrose Bridge to Wickham Lane – drainage construction.

    Memagong Lane – new pipes.

    Weedallion Rd realignment.

    Eastern

    Galong Rd reconstruction.

    Brial St causeway.

    Rugby Rd causeway pavement (Walla).

    Parks and Gardens Western

    Routine maintenance and mowing of recreational grounds, sporting fields, ovals, parks and reserves as needed.

    Routine maintenance of cricket pitches.

    Maintain line marking on sporting fields.

    Routine maintenance of village, rural and rest areas.

    General maintenance of CBD as needed.

    Eastern

    General maintenance and mowing of local 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.

    Southern

    Routine irrigation maintenance.

    Neill St garden and streetscape maintenance.

    Cemetery general maintenance.

    Turf maintenance on sporting ovals.

    General maintenance on sporting fields.

    Park maintenance.

    Roadside mowing.

    Weed Spraying Western

    Noxious weeds spraying to target Spiny Burr Grass.

    Roadside spraying.

    Boom spraying on road shoulders as needed.

    Pencil spraying within town limits to tidy up edges of roads and footpaths.

    Eastern

    Spot spraying on roadsides for priority weeds.

    Shoulder spraying on local sealed roads (weather permitting).

    Southern Spot spraying on roadsides for priority weeds.
    All Districts Road shoulders, local sealed and town spraying as needed (weather permitting).
    Water Supply and Sewerage Works Western Campbell Street watermain replacement.
    Eastern Water plant routine maintenance.
    Southern Swift St water main replacement.
    All Districts

    Water meter replacement program.

    Routine operations and maintenance.

    Routine water quality testing and monitoring.

    Hydrant maintenance throughout town.

    Speed restrictions will be in place and minor delays may be experienced.  Speed should be reduced and caution exercised when travelling through roadwork sites.

    Motorists are advised that Roadwork Speed Limits are enforceable by the NSW Police.

    The planned works are subject to change due to Council resources and weather conditions.

    PLEASE DIRECT ANY ENQUIRIES TO CUSTOMER SERVICES ON 1300 445 586.