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Intersection Works
Stanley Street, Townsville City

Stanley Street intersection road works are scheduled to commence on Tuesday, 10 December 2019 and are expected to take 7 weeks to complete (weather and conditions permitting).

3-phase approach of Stanley Street intersection works as follow:

  • Stanley Street and Hanran Street intersection,
  • Stanley Street and Ogden Street intersection, and
  • Stanley Street and Flinders Street intersection.

Works may involve:

  • Traffic management including traffic control and some road closures
  • Closure of the footpath and some parking bays
  • Safety fencing installed for pedestrian and vehicles
  • Flashing lights
  • Noise

For more information, read the following works notification:

Guardrail and signage upgrade - Magnetic Island

Inspection crew working on the road between Nelly Bay and Horseshoe Bay on Wednesday 20 November 2019.

Expect delays and please drive with care.

Pathway Works
Dean Street, Townsville City

Pathway works are scheduled to commence on Thursday, 17 October 2019 and are expected to take 10 weeks to complete (weather and conditions permitting).

Works may involve:

  • Temporary traffic control
  • Partial closure of footpath and associated parking spaces
  • Noise

Normal work hours are 6am to 4pm Monday to Friday and 6am to 2pm on Saturday. In exceptional cases, work may be required outside these hours.

This project is funded by the Department of Transport and Main Roads and delivered in partnership with Council will provide connectivity from the North Queensland Stadium and the city.

Black Spot Program
Geaney Lane, Deeragun

Council will be undertaking works to upgrade the intersection at Geaney Lane and Deeragun Road, Deeragun.

As part of the works, Council will install a single lane roundabout at the site of the intersection, manage property access and realign the pedestrian/cycle path.

Works will commence Thursday, 3 October 2019 and are expected to take 9 weeks to complete (weather and conditions permitting).

Normal work hours are 6am to 5pm Monday to Friday and 6am to 4pm on Saturday. In exceptional cases, work may be required outside these hours.

Recycled Water Re-use Scheme

Oonoonba Road, from Milne Street to Lakeside Drive, Idalia

The Recycled Water Re-use Scheme is an important part of Council's commitment to deliver its three-point water security solution.

The project will use high-quality treated wastewater from the Cleveland Bay Purification Plant. Treated water will be transported through a new network of pipes to irrigate and beautify some of Townsville's large commercial properties, schools, sporting fields and community parklands.

Newlands Civil Construction will begin work to install the new pipeline on Oonoonba Road from Milne Street to Lakeside Drive from Tuesday, 10 December to Friday, 20 December 2019.

During this stage of works, the following activities will be undertaken:

  • Full road closure on Oonoonba Road between Sanctuary Apartments and the Oonoonba Road and Fairfield Waters roundabout from Tuesday, 10 December to Saturday, 14 December (local resident access provided). A detour will be in place via Fairfield Waters Drive.
  • Partial closure of Oonoonba Road and Fairfield Waters Drive roundabout from Saturday, 14 December to Friday, 20 December 2019. A detour will be in place via Lakeland Boulevard for motorists heading north and Sanctuary Drive for motorists heading west.
  • Footpath access will be limited and residents are encouraged to take care if travelling past the work area. The Oonoonba Road bus stop will be temporarily closed, the nearest bus stop is located at Village Drive (15 minute walk).
  • Noise and dust will occur during work activities. These impacts will be monitored to limit disruptions to residents and businesses.

Traffic controllers, detour signage and speed restrictions will be used. While every effort will be made to minimise impacts, motorists can expect some delays and should factor in additional travel time.

Residents and motorists should drive to the changed conditions and obey all signage for their own safety and the safety of roadworkers during these works.

Normal work hours are 6.30am to 6.00pm Monday to Friday, 6.30am to 5.00pm Saturday and 8.00am to 5.00pm Sunday.

For more information on the Recycled Water Re-use Scheme visit our Water Smart website.

Sheriff Park - O’Reilly Street to Gowrie Street, Mundingburra

The Recycled Water Re-use Scheme is an important part of Council's commitment to deliver its three-point water security solution.

The project has begun installing the pipe network at locations around the city, and this stage of works will involve:

  • Excavation and installation of approximately 1,100 meters of pipe through Sheriff Park from O’Reilly Street to Gowrie Street, Mundingburra (refer diagram in Works Notification document below).
  • Large machinery will be excavating soil and moving and installing pipe (refer diagram in Works Notification document below).
  • Works will be adjacent to local footpaths and cycleways. Residents are encouraged to use these thoroughfares with care.
  • Noise and dust will occur during work activities. These impacts will be monitored to limit disruptions to residents and businesses.

Works are scheduled to commence on Monday, 25 November 2019 and are expected to take 6 weeks to complete (weather and conditions permitting).

Council has appointed Aquaflow NQ to carry out these works.

Normal work hours are 6.30am to 6pm Monday to Friday and 6.30am to 2pm on Saturday. In exceptional cases, work may be required outside these hours.

For more information on the Recycled Water Re-use Scheme visit our Water Smart website.

Murray Lyons Crescent, from Stuart Drive to Mayneside Circuit, Annandale

The Recycled Water Re-use Scheme is an important part of Council's commitment to deliver its three-point water security solution.

The project has begun installing the pipe network at locations around the city, and this stage of works will involve:

  • Excavation and installation of approximately 700 meters of pipe adjacent to the road alongside Murray Lyons Crescent between Stuart Drive and Mayneside
    Circuit, Annandale (refer to diagram in document below).
  • Large machinery will be operating in the area excavating spoil, and moving and installing pipe. A laydown area for pipes will be located in the area identified on
    the diagram in the document below.
  • Footpaths will be closed and reopening 20/11/2019 - 18/12/2019. Residents are encouraged to drive with care near work activities.
  • Noise and dust will occur during work activities. These impacts will be monitored to limit disruptions to residents and businesses
  • Murray Paw Dog Park on Murray Lyons Crescent will be closed for approximately 1 week during this period.

Work is being conducted by the Newland Civil Construction and will begin Wednesday 20 November and continue for four weeks (weather and ground conditions permitting).

Normal work hours are 6.30am to 6pm Monday to Friday and 6.30am to 2pm Saturday.  In exceptional cases, work may occasionally be required on Sunday.

For more information on the Recycled Water Re-use Scheme visit our Water Smart website.

Lakeside Drive, from Oonoomba Road to Abbott Street, Idalia

The Recycled Water Re-use Scheme is an important part of Council's commitment to deliver its three-point water security solution.

The project has begun installing the pipe network at locations around the city, and this stage of works will involve:

  • Excavation and installation of approximately 1100 meters of pipe adjacent to the road alongside Lakeside Avenue between Oonoomba Road and Abbott Street, Idalia.
  • Large machinery will be operating in the area excavating spoil, moving and installing pipe. A laydown area for pipes will be located nearby.
  • Footpaths will be closed and reopening 11/11/2019 - 13/12/2019. Residents are encouraged to drive with care near work activities.
  • Noise and dust will occur during work activities. These impacts will be monitored to limit disruptions to residents and businesses

Work is being conducted by the Newlands Group and will begin Monday 11 November and continue for four weeks (weather and ground conditions permitting).

Normal work hours are 6.30am to 6pm Monday to Friday, 6.30am to 2pm Saturday and 8am to 5pm Sunday.

For more information on the Recycled Water Re-use Scheme visit our Water Smart website.