|Funding Program:||Roads to Recovery Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||May 2017 - Jun 2017
|Australian Government Contribution:||$45,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Weddin Shire Council
This section of Greenethorpe -Bumbaldry Road consists of only a 6.4m wide bituminous surface. Currently vehicles have to drop at least one wheel off the sealed pavement onto shoulders to pass. Council has received numerous complaints that B-Double trucks use this road illegally. These put strains on the edge of the pavement which requires constant repairs and reduces safety to traffic especially to the heavy vehicles including school buses and grain trucks. Greenethorpe - Bumbaldry Road will ultimately become a B-double route after the completion of this project.
It is intended to widen the road formation to 12 metres with a 8 to 12 metres wide bitumen. This project will include erecting & removing traffic control at the site, vegetation removal, removing & reinstating signs, guardrailing & guideposts, clearing, excavation, adding gravel, widening the pavement, reconstructing kerb and gutter, shaping, compacting, trimming, primersealing incorporating 10mm aggregates with a 5mm scatter coat and line marking
Total cost of proposed project is $90,000
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Project details last updated: 10/08/2017