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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.

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.

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391

Shire-wide, reserves and sports fields

What: Spraying weeds in reserves and sports fields.

Signs will be in place advising people to stay off the grass whilst weeds are sprayed and left to dry.

Why: To control weeds like bindi and clover.

When: August to October 2022, weather permitting.

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391

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

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391

Shire-wide, weed spraying

What: Spraying urban and rural roadsides with Metsulfuron (Brush-Off) and Glyphosate (Roundup) to control the growth of woody weeds, shrubs and trees.

Why: To reduce hazards caused by tree and shrub growth and help protect road pavements from tree root damage.

Commuters are asked to take care around slow-moving spraying vehicles.

When: September 2022, weather permitting.

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391

Batehaven, Observation Point

What: Upgrading Observation Point

Work includes reconstructing the car park, building pathways and viewing areas, providing seating, shade structures, historical information and a yarning circle.

Why: To provide an accessible recreation area and a gateway to the Coastal Headlands Walking Trail.

The area will be closed while the works area underway.

When: June to December 2022

More info: Batemans Bay Coastal Headlands Walking Trail

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391

Belowra, Belowra Road

What: Removing hazardous fire-affected roadside trees.

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

Why: To restore safe access along the road.

When: July to October 2022

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391

Broulee, Broulee Road

What: Removing vegetation growing in the drain near the crematorium.

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

Why: To maintain drainage infrastructure.

When: October 2022

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391

Broulee, Train Street

What: Installing a pedestrian crossing outside St Peter's Anglican College.

The work will be done during the school holidays to minimise disruption to school and day care commuters.

Why: To improve pedestrian safety.

When: Postponed due to wet weather

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391

Cadgee, Murphys Bridge

What: Rebuilding Murphys Bridge

Large vehicles and heavy plant will be onsite and commuters should expect delays.

When: October 2021 to September 2022

Why: To restore permanent access and increase resilience.

More info: Restoring access - Eurobodalla Valley bridges

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391

Currowan, The River Road

What: Replacing a culvert

Commuters may experience short delays 6.5km from the Princes Highway.

The road will be closed for a period of the works.

Why: To replace flood damaged infrastructure.

When: July to October 2022

Contact: Moruya Depot, 44741391

Deua River Valley, Araluen Road

What: Restoring safe access along Araluen Road following damage caused by natural disasters.

Works are being undertaken at various locations.

Commuters should allow extra travel time.

Why: To restore safe access along the road.

When: January 2020 until works are complete

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391

Eurobodalla, Eurobodalla Road

What: Removing hazardous fire-affected roadside trees.

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

Why: To restore safe access along the road.

When: September 2022

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391

Longbeach, Northcove Road

What: Rehabilitating a section of the road.

Work involves modifying the stormwater infrastructure, replacing the subsoil and then providing a new road surface.

The area will be operating under traffic control and commuters should allow extra travel time.

Why: To improve road drainage and repair the road surface.

When: September to November 2022

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391

Malua Bay, Illabunda Drive

What: Renewing the water mains and rebuilding a section of the road.

The work involves replacing water mains, installing kerb and gutter, new stormwater infrastructure and a road surface.

Why: To ensure greater reliability of water supply and improve drainage and the road network.

A section of the road will be closed during works.

When: April to November 2022

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391

Merricumbene, Araluen Road

What: Repairing damage caused by natural disasters.

Various works are being undertaken at numerous sites.

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

The road is closed at two locations:

Why: To restore safe access along the road.

When: January 2020 until works are complete

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391

Mogo, Tomakin Road

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

Why: To improve road safety.

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

When: February to December 2022, weather permitting.

More info: Tomakin Road safety upgrade

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391

Moruya, Apex Park

What: Pruning mature trees.

Various other trees and shrubs in Moruya will also be lightly pruned.

Why: To maintain tree health and provide suitable access for lawn mowing.

When: October 2022

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391

Narooma Inlet

What: Restoring the foreshore between the pool and the bridge.

Work includes restoring the oyster reef and other infrastructure.

Why: To protect the foreshore and improve water quality, enhance access and recreation opportunities, and improve aquatic habitats.

Sections of the foreshore will be closed while works are underway.

When: August to September 2022, weather permitting

More info: Wagonga Inlet Living Shoreline

Contact: Environment team, 4474 1329

Narooma, Wagonga Scenic Drive

What: Replacing the bridges.

Large vehicles and heavy plant will be onsite and along the road.

The road will need to be closed while Grumleys Bridge is  removed and rebuilt.

Why: To increase resilience of the road network.

More info: Infrastructure Resilience work

When: March to December 2022, weather permitting

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391

Nerrigundah, Nerrigundah Mountain Road

What: Removing a large stockpile of mulch.

Trucks will be active in the area and along the road.

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

Why: To remove fire-affected tree mulch.

When: October 2022

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391

Potato Point, Blackfellows Point Road

What: Replacing the bridge.

Why: To increase resilience of the road network.

A temporary bridge will provide access during construction. Large vehicles and heavy plant will be active in the area.

More info: Infrastructure Resilience work

When: August to October 2022, weather permitting

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391

Surfside, Wallarah Street

What: Installing drainage infrastructure, sealing the road and building a footpath.

The area will be operating under traffic control and delays should be expected.

Why: To improve road drainage.

When: August to September 2022

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391

Tuross Head, Hector McWilliam Drive

What: Removing roadside vegetation as requested by the RFS.

Lateral branches leaning over the road will be cut back to tree trunk. Trees leaning heavily toward the road will be removed.

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

Why: To reduce the danger of trees blocking the only access to Tuross in the event of a bushfire.

When: October 2022

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391

Tuross Head, Nelson Parade

What: Renewing the water mains and rebuilding a section of the road.

The work involves replacing water mains, installing kerb and gutter, new stormwater infrastructure and a road surface.

Why: To ensure greater reliability of water supply and improve drainage and the road network.

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

When: June to November 2022

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391