Sandy Creek Road, Quorrobolong

  • Project typeRoad widening and safety upgrade
  • Project scheduleConstruction: May 2021 - Jun 2022

Background

Council has received funding under the Australian Government Black Spot Program to complete works to improve road safety on a 300m section of Sandy Creek Road, Quorrobolong, a busy rural road that is a vital link between Leggetts Drive and Quorrobolong.

The upgrade will ensure a safer journey for drivers and motorcyclists exploring the region. A solar powered vehicle activated curve warning sign will be installed as part of the works. This is the first to be installed in the Cessnock Local Government Area.

This project forms part of Council's Operational Plan. You can find it within the Operational Plan with the Project ID CRR 2020 004.


Location

The works located on Sandy Creek Road, Quorrobolong and extend from 470m east of the Wollong Road and continue up to 250m east along Sandy Creek Road. 


Funding

This project is funded under the Australian Government Black Spot funding for 2020/21. Council received $343,500 under the program to complete the works.


Scope of Works

The works comprise road widening and safety improvements including:

  • Widening of road shoulder
  • Installation of motorcycle friendly guard rail
  • Resurfacing and delineation works
  • Installation of Vehicle Activated Sign (VAS) and other signage.


Construction

The works are scheduled to commence in May 2021 and are estimated to be complete by June 2022.

During the course of the works, there will be some unavoidable traffic disruptions. Traffic control measures will be in place to minimise disruption. Council will make arrangements for affected residents on Sandy Creek Road to ensure access to their properties.