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Current works

This page lists the public works Council is undertaking at the moment.

Completion timeframes are subject to weather conditions.

We will make every effort to minimise disruptions to traffic, parking and pedestrians during work times.

To help work run as smoothly as possible, we ask pedestrians and road users to follow any signage and traffic control measures.

For further information contact the Moruya Depot on 4474 1391.

Shire-wide, maintenance

What: Repairing roads damaged by natural disasters.

Work involves removing debris, sediment and dangerous trees from Council-maintained roads and roadsides, and restoring suitable road surfaces.

Traffic control measures will be in place and commuters may experience short delays.

Why: To provide safe access.

When: December 2019 until works are complete.

Shire-wide, sealed roads

What: Repairing potholes and clearing drains.

Maintenance crews are concentrating on pothole repairs, prioritising the shire’s busiest roads.

The repairs will be temporary. More permanent repairs are being done as contractors are available.

Traffic control measures will be in place and commuters may experience short delays.

Why: To provide safe access.

When: until works are complete

Shire-wide, rural roads

What: Maintenance grading and gravel re-sheeting various unsealed roads in the shire.

Traffic control measures will be in place and commuters may experience short delays.

Why: To maintain the roads to a reasonable level.

When: From July 2022 to June 2023

More info: Grading schedule

Batemans Bay, Golf Links Road

What: Upgrading the water and stormwater infrastructure.

The work involves excavation of the road and nature strip to upgrade and extend the stormwater system and renew the water mains.

Why: To better enable an increase in housing supply and ensure greater reliability of water supply.

When: January to March 2023

Buckenbowra, Quartpot Road

What: Transporting fire-affected logs out of the area.

Large trucks are using the road and commuters should allow extra travel time.

Why: To restore safe access along the road.

When: January to February 2023

Currowan, The River Road

What: Transporting fire-affected logs out of the area.

Large trucks are using the road and commuters should allow extra travel time.

Why: To restore safe access along the road.

When: January 2023

Kiora, Araluen Road

What: Rebuilding and sealing a section of the road.

Large machinery will operate on the road and commuters should allow extra travel time.

Why: To improve drainage and road conditions.

When: January to February 2023, weather permitting.

Malua Bay, Illabunda Drive

What: Rebuilding a section of the road.

The work involves widening the road, upgrading the stormwater infrastructure and providing a new a road surface.

Why: To provide adequate drainage and improved on-street parking.

A section of the road will be closed to through traffic during works.

When: January to March 2023

Merricumbene, Araluen Road

What: Repairing damage caused by natural disasters.

Various works are being undertaken at numerous sites including the large landslide that blocked the road near Pigeon Gully.

Large machinery are operating on the road and commuters should allow extra travel time. The road remains closed at near Pigeon Gully.

Why: To restore safe access along the road.

When: January 2020 until works are complete

More info: Restoring access - Araluen Road

Mogo, Tomakin Road

What: Upgrading the road between Mogo and the wildlife park.

Why: To improve road safety.

The road will operate under traffic control and commuters should allow extra time to travel through the area.

When: February 2022 to April 2023, weather permitting.

More info: Tomakin Road safety upgrade

Mogo, Tomakin Road

What: Upgrading the sewer pumping station.

Work includes vegetation removal, earthworks, installing sewer mains and upgrading the pump station.

The new facility will be located further away from the road and will be screened by new vegetation.

Why: To ensure reliability of the local sewerage system and improve the local amenity.

When: November 2022 to June 2023

Narooma, Costin Street

What: Rebuilding a section of the road and building a footpath.

The work involves installing stormwater infrastructure, kerb and gutter, a new road surface and a pathway.

Why: To improve drainage and road safety.

When: January to April 2023

Narooma, Princes Highway

What: Renewing the water mains.

Why: To ensure greater reliability of water supply for the local community.

Traffic control will be in place and minor delays are possible.

When: January to February 2023

Narooma, Wagonga Scenic Drive

What: Replacing the bridges.

Why: To increase resilience of the road network.

Large vehicles and heavy plant are onsite and along the road. Short delays are possible. The road will be closed to all traffic at Punkalla Bridge for approximately four months.

More info: Infrastructure Resilience work - bridges

When: March 2022 to June 2023, weather permitting

Rosedale, George Bass Drive

What: Developers are building a roundabout at the Rosedale Parade intersection.

Why: To service Saltwood Estate, a new subdivision to the west of George Bass Drive.

The road is operating under traffic control and commuters should allow extra travel time.

When: September 2022 to January 2023, weather permitting.

This work is being undertaken by the developer of the Rosedale subdivision, not Council.

Contact: Armpell Civil, 0404 843 795

Surf Beach, George Bass Drive

What: Building an emergency services precinct.

The new facility will service the Batemans Bay SES and Surf Beach RFB squads at a new location next to the NSW ambulance station.

Why: To allow both organisations to continue providing emergency and rescue services, store equipment, provide training and conduct awareness programs.

When: August 2022 to December 2023

More info: Surf Beach Emergency Services Precinct

Tuross Head, Trafalgar Road

What: Renewing the water mains.

Residents will be notified about any planned interruptions to water supply.

Why: To ensure greater reliability of water supply for the local community.

When: November 2022 to March 2023

Contact us

For more information about current works, please contact the Moruya Depot:

  • T: 02 4474 1391