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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, bridges

What: Repairing or rebuilding bridges affected by bushfire and floods.

Some bridges will be repaired or replaced with timber while others are being rebuilt using concrete.

Why: To provide safe access to all communities.

When: January 2020 until works are complete

More info: Restoring bridges

Contact: Moruya Depot, 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.

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 2021 to June 2022

More info: Grading schedule

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391

Araluen Road

What: Restoring access and engineering solutions to reopen the road where it has been blocked by landslides.

The road is closed in two locations. The road cannot simply be cleared due to instability on the high and low sides of the road.

Work is currently underway to build a new road around the landslide near Knowles Creek approximately 22km from Moruya.

Fire affected roadside trees are being removed. Gravel resheeting and grading works are underway.

Commuters should expect significant delays at various locations.

Why: To restore safe access along Araluen Road.

When: November 2020 until work is complete

More info: Restoring access - Araluen Road

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391

Belowra, Belowra Road

What: Rebuilding Belimbla Bridge

The temporary bridge will remain open during works.

When: April to July 2021

Why: To restore permanent access and increase resilience.

More info: Restoring access - Belowra Valley bridges

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391

Bingie, Kelly Road

What: Upgrading the Tuross Head Sewage Treatment Plant.

The upgrade will improve the operational reliability of the plant and ensure the treated effluent is suitable for irrigation of the golf course in Tuross Head.

Residents can expect an increase in traffic along Bingie Road and Kelly Road, Bingie.

Why: To ensure the treatment capacity is sufficient for present and future peak loads.

When: January to July 2021, weather permitting

Contact: Water and Sewer Engineer, Brent Parker , 4474 7409

Broulee, Captain Oldrey Reserve

What: Constructing a new sewage pumping station and rising main.

The rising main will be installed through Captain Oldrey Reserve and to the new pump station site in on private property to the west.

Reserve users can expect increased vehicle movements. Interruption to local sporting activities is not expected.

Why: To allow for development and transport sewage to the Tomakin Sewage Treatment Plant.

When: March 2020 to July 2021, weather permitting

Contact: Brent Parker, Water and Sewer Engineer, 4474 1000

Central Tilba, Ridge Road

What: Reconstructing a section of the road.

Why: To improve drainage, provide a suitable road surface and improve road safety.

Traffic control will be in place and commuters should expect delays.

When: July to October 2021

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391

Lilli Pilli, George Bass Drive

What: Realigning the road.

The road will be closed for approximately three months while major earthworks are undertaken.

Why: To remove the tight bends and improve road safety.

When: April to December 2021

More info: George Bass Drive road realignment

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391

Moruya, North Head Drive

What: Widening Garlandtown Bridge and improving the road surface.

Traffic control will be in place and commuters should allow extra time to travel through the area or use Broulee Road as an alternative route.

North Head Drive will be temporarily closed to through traffic between the granite quarry and the turnoff to the airport for a period of the work.

Why: To improve road safety and access to the airport.

When: February to August 2021

More info: Garlandtown Bridge widening

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391

Narooma, Costin Street and Loader Parade

What: Renewing the water mains and rebuilding the roads.

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

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

When: June to December 2021

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391

Nerrigundah, Nerrigundah Mountain Road

What: Removing hazardous fire-affected roadside trees.

The road will be closed at scheduled times to assist with safety during works.

When: July to September 2021

Why: To restore safe access along the road.

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391

Potato Point, Potato Point Road

What: Constructing a sewage pump station, sewer rising main and water main.

Commuters should expect heavy machinery to be active along the road.

Why: To provide reticulated sewage infrastructure for Potato Point significantly reducing the risk of harm to the environment and public health.

More info: Potato Point Sewerage Scheme

When: October 2020 - August 2021

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391

Surf Beach, Beach Road

What: Renewal of the public toilets at Surf Beach.

Temporary toilets will be available during construction and the nearby playground will remain open.

Why: To replace ageing infrastructure.

When: April to August 2021

Contact: Recreation Services , 4474 1000

Surf Beach Footbridge

What: Replacing the footbridge alongside Beach Road and installing a culvert.

Pedestrians will need to use the other side of the road.

When: June to July 2021

Why: To provide a suitable pathway and improve drainage.

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391

Sunshine Bay, Caseys Beach

What: Upgrading the Sewage Pumping Station (SPS) in Sunshine Bay at the southern end of Caseys Beach.

Access to the car park will be limited and the public toilets will be closed.

Why: To ensure greater reliability of the local sewerage infrastructure.

When: July 2020 to July 2021

Contact: Water and Sewer Engineer, Brent Parker, 4474 7409

Tomakin, Sunpatch Parade

What: Inclusive upgrades to the playground at Jack Buckley Park.

The playground will be fenced off during construction but the toilets will remain open.

Why: To better cater for all ages and larger family groups.

When: May to July 2021

Contact: Recreation Services, 4474 1000

Tuross Head, Hector McWilliam Drive

What: Relocating the bus stop from the Princes Highway into the car park off Hector McWilliam Drive.

Work involves providing a strengthened pavement, a bus lane, a bus shelter and street lighting.

Why: To provide a safer bus stop.

When: May to August 2021

Contact: Moruya Depot, 4474 1391