Council Works Update

Current and soon to be commenced Council works and projects as at 10 January 2020:

Dodges Ferry Jetty Replacement – Work on the replacement is expected to start onsite on 5 February 2020.

Road Resheeting – Resheeting on segments of Pawleena Road and White Hill Road will soon commence.

Road Resurfacing – Road resurfacing will soon commence on segments of Carlton Beach Road, Primrose Sands Road and Shark Point Road.

South East Irrigation Scheme – Work on the extension of the Irrigation Scheme from Forcett to the Dodges Ferry Primary School, the Oval and Dodges Ferry Fire Brigade is ongoing.

Roadside mowing – Slashing of Council roadside verges is ongoing.

Primrose Sands Boat Ramp Toilets – The design has been completed and plans are being finalised for the Development Application to be lodged.

Midway Point bus stop upgrade – Council has been liaising with the Department of State Growth to formalise existing bus stops and install two new bus stops in Midway Point in line with the upgraded bus services in the Municipality.

Park and Ride, Sorell – Construction of new public toilets in the Park and Ride in Station Lane has commenced.

Gypsy Bay Boat Ramp dredging – Marine Solutions will conduct an underwater survey of area for threatened species before dredging occurs.

Dunalley Boat Ramp renewal – work is expected to be carried out in the coming months pending availability of the contractor.

Urban Street Sealing Program – Parmere Street in Dodges Ferry will be upgraded from a gravel to a sealed standard in the coming weeks.

LED Street Lights – Work on replacing all street lighting in the Municipality with LED lights will soon commence.

Levelling the Playing Field unisex Changerooms – the unisex changerooms at Pembroke Park will be going out for tender shortly.

Road Reconstructions – Several large road reconstruction projects have commenced. There will be some delays and reduced speed limits during the works, so please allow extra travel time and observe all signage at the work site:

  • Brinktop Road – Reconstruction of one kilometre of road.
  • Sugarloaf Road – Reconstruction north of the Carlton River Road junction for 400 metres.
  • Lewisham Road – Reconstruction from Quarry Road north along Lewisham Road for approximately 450 metres.


Communications, 04/12/2019