Scope of work
Drainage improvements, a new section of kerb and gutter, road pavement resurfacing, signs and line marking, guardrail repairs and extension.
The planned works are located on Mitchell Avenue, Kurri Kurri between Government Road and Northcote Street.
Roadworks have been delayed due to wet weather. Construction is ongoing and scheduled for completion by mid Febraury 2022. Portable traffic lights and VMS signs are in place. Please follow these at all times.
All businesses located within the work zone remain open. Please do not let the roadworks stop you from using these businesses.
Road closure and detour
Asphalt works previously scheduled for November 2021 have been rescheduled due to wet weather. These works will now commence on Sunday 16 January 2022 and go for 6 night shifts (weather permitting). Mitchell Avenue will be closed to through traffic between Government Road and Northcote Street between 6pm and 6am during this time.
Work is planned to be completed predominately at night to reduce impact on local business. Access to all local business will be available during the works, with detours in place around the affected areas of work. All businesses and emergency services will be notified of arrangements before works commence, with updated information posted on the VMS boards on site.
During the course of the works, there will be some unavoidable traffic disruptions. Traffic control measures will be in place for the duration of the works and will include a combination of traffic controllers and temporary traffic lights.
There will be a temporary speed limit reduction within the work zone to 40km/hr for the duration of the works. During construction, there may be disruptions to driveway access, onsite staff will communicate in advance with affected residence.
All affected business should communicate during construction with onsite staff regarding any expected oversize loads accessing their commercial properties.
Waste collection services will not be affected during the works.
If you require any further information, please contact Council Construction Coordinator, Mr Robbie Schreiber on 02 4993 4349.