Advice of Shire Works – April 2018

The Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup advises that the following works are in progress or programmed to commence in the near future.  Please note all works are subject to weather conditions, therefore dates may change.

CASTLE PLACE, DONNYBROOK – Road construction works. Works scheduled to take place late March and into April 2018. Traffic management will be in place.

SANDHILLS ROAD, DONNYBROOK – Road construction works. Works have commenced and will continue through to May 2018. A portion of the road will be closed to all through traffic from 9th April 2018 – 6th May 2018. For more information, please refer to the Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup website. http://www.donnybrook-balingup.wa.gov.au/

BENTLEY STREET, DONNYBROOK – Construction of footpath. Works scheduled to take place April 2018.

COLLINS STREET, DONNYBROOK – Road reconstruction and installation of paths. Works scheduled to commence after the Easter Long Weekend; Traffic management will be in place.

KINGSPRING ROAD, THOMSON BROOK – Gravel resheeting and widening. Works scheduled to take place mid to late April 2018.

BALINGUP RSL MEMORIAL CARPARK, BALINGUP – Sealing of carpark. Works scheduled to take place mid to late April 2018.

Hours of operation are normally between 7.00 am and 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday.  Works will be clearly signed and you are requested to exercise due care when travelling near or through these areas.  Delays are expected to be minimal.  Should you have any further enquiries, please contact Council’s Works & Services Department on 9780 4209.

Benjamin (Ben) Rose
Chief Executive Officer

Temporary Road Closure-Sandhills Road Upgrade

TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE – UPGRADE TO SECTIONS OF SANDHILLS ROAD, DONNYBROOK

Further to previous notice, the Shire would like to advise that upgrade works along sections of Sandhills Road are proposed to start on 19th March 2018 under traffic control.

To allow the delivery of the program,  notice is hereby given under the Local Government Act 1995, Part 3, Division 3, Subdivision 5 that the Shire will be temporarily closing (wholly for a period not exceeding 4 weeks) a portion of Sandhills Road to through traffic from 9th April 2018 – 6th May 2018.

The closure will be from the intersection of Wade Road to Gibbons Road. A detour via Wade Road will be in place and clearly signed. RAV vehicles will need to use alternative RAV approved routes. The Shire will liaise directly with land owners whose property access will be affected by this closure to discuss access as well as consulting with Emergency Services and School Bus Services.

To view plans of the detour please click here

Please contact the Works and Services administration office on 9780 4209 should you require any further information.

Thank you for your co-operation.

Benjamin (Ben) Rose

Chief Executive Officer

Upgrade to Collins Street, Donnybrook

Upgrade to Collins Street, Donnybrook

The Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup has been successful in securing 2017/18 Black Spot funding for an upgrade to Collins Street, between the intersections of Reserve Street and Victory Lane, Donnybrook.

The works include additional footpaths, upgraded pedestrian crossing points and street lighting.

Works have been rescheduled to commence after the Easter long weekend.

Please click here to view plans of the proposed works or by visiting the Shire Administration Office. Updated notices and advice of works will be posted on this website as they come to hand.

Further details can also be obtained by contacting the Works & Services Department of the Shire on 9780 4209.

Benjamin (Ben) Rose
Chief Executive Officer