Druids Avenue Upgrade
Update: August 2013
Works to lay the asphalt wearing course is scheduled for Wednesday 14, Thursday 15 and Friday 16 August weather conditions permitting. These works will be undertaken at night which will result in a FULL ROAD CLOSURE on Druids Avenue, detours will be implemented.
Update: 31 July 2013
Since works commenced, traffic management has been implemented on Druids Avenue and surrounding roads to facilitate demolition, excavation, kerbing, stormwater and pavement works at the intersection of Druids Avenue and Walker Street.
Community Wastewater Management Scheme (CWMS) Pipeline construction has now commenced in Stephens Street, with NIGHT WORKS scheduled for Wednesday 31July 2013 which will result in a FULL ROAD CLOSURE on Druids Avenue and Stephens Street with traffic management in place.
In the coming weeks, works will progress on Druids Avenue adjacent Hutchinson Street to allow the construction of a Pedestrian crossing.
Council’s civil contractor, CAMCO (SA) Pty Ltd, has indicated the start for this project as the week beginning 8 July 2012.
The scope of works includes road widening and installation of a pedestrian refuge at the intersection of Druids Avenue and Walker Street, Community Wastewater Management Scheme (CWMS) pipeline upgrades on a portion of Druids Avenue and Stephens Street, asphalt resurfacing between Adelaide Road and Stephens Street and installation of a pedestrian crossing on Druids Avenue immediately adjacent to the eastern side of the Hutchinson Street intersection.
Work will commence between Adelaide Road and Walker Street and progress in an easterly direction towards Cameron Road.
When excavation works commence, portions of Druids Avenue will be closed to through traffic during working hours with buses and commercial vehicles excepted. Manual traffic controllers will allow buses and commercial vehicles access at all times.
Some out of hours work, including night work may needed, however every effort will be made for this to be kept to a minimum.
It is expected that the excavation works for this project will be completed within 7 to 8 weeks from commencement dependant on weather and other unforseen issues after which the associated lighting of pedestrian crossings will be commissioned.
Should you require any further information or have any queries as works progress, please contact:
- Civil Works Project Manager, Greg Davey, (CAMCO), Mob 0419 820 489
- Council’s Assistant Project Manager, Megan Bonehilll, Mob 0400 301 448