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Council works and road closures 
Road Closures 
 
National Cherry Festival Road Closures 2018

The following roads will be temporarily closed during the 69th National Cherry Festival celebrations. 

Please note temporary road closure times can change without notice. Vehicle detours will be signposted to assist the travelling public.

Anderson Park Entertainment Area
From 6:00am, Thursday 29th November to 5:00pm, Sunday 2rd December: Anderson Park/Railway Station Precinct (internal road Main Street to Lynch Street) will be closed; Lynch Street between Lovell Street and the Railway Line will be closed for the amusements.

Friday Night Carnival in Boorowa Street 
Boorowa Street will be closed from the Lynch Street round-a-bout to the Clarke Street intersection from 3pm on Friday 30 November 2018 through until approximately 11pm.

Fireworks Display
From 8:00pm to 10:00pm on Friday 30 November:
• Nasmyth Street between Zouch Street and Lynch Street will be closed.
• Lynch Street between Lovell and Edwards Street will be closed.

National Cherry Festival AutoPro Car Show
From 7:00am to 4:30pm Saturday 1 December at the AutoPro Car Park. The Roads will be closed from Boroowa Street to Rosemary Lane and part of Rosemary Lane at beginning of car park.

National Cherry Festival Parade
From 3:00pm to 5:00pm Saturday 1st December: Boorowa Street (Zouch Street to Thornhill Street) will be closed.
Marshalling areas at Cloete Street (from Zouch Street to Calabash Street), Calabash Street (from Cloete Street to Junction Street), Junction Street (from Calabash Street to Boorowa Street), Boorowa Street (from Calabash Street to Zouch Street) will also be closed.

Massed Bands (Celtic Tattoo) and Coronation
From 5:00pm to 9:00pm Saturday 1st December: Boorowa Street (between Clarke Street and Main Street) will be closed.
*Please be advised that there will be staff closing sections of road on either side of the above-mentioned times in preparation for the formal temporary closures.

Planned roadworks, water supply and sewerage works for the period ending Thursday 22 November 2018
 
The following planned works are underway in the Hilltops Council area:
Maintenance
Grading
Western Murringo Flats Road, Ricketts Road, Saines Road, Majors Road, Jacksons Road.
 
  Eastern Brial Road, Strathmore Lane, Willowmere Lane, Kennys Creek Road, Little Plains Road, Battery Road.
 
  Southern Colorado Road, Bramshot Road, Corringle Road, Back Nubba Road, Bonnington Road, Strathdoon Road, Newington Road.
 
Gravel
Resheeting
Western Nil due to heavy patching works.
 
  Eastern Nil due to heavy patching works.
 
  Southern Nil due to heavy patching and sealing works.
 
Sealed Road
Repairs
Western MR78 Olympic Highway heavy patching program.
Hand patching on various roads.
Weed spraying of road shoulders.
 
  Eastern Sealed road pothole patching, minor sign replacements.
Weed spraying of road shoulders.
 
  Southern Heavy patching on MR84 Burley Griffin Way.
Minor pavement defect hand patching on various roads.
Weed spraying of road shoulders.
 
Construction
Projects
Western McHenrys Creek Bridge construction.
Trafalgar Street for shared pathway access.
Stage 3 of Shared Pathway Linkages from Binalong Street to Gus Smith Oval; Trafalgar Street to Gus Smith Oval; Cranfield Oval to Gus Smith Oval and Thornhill Street to Mackenzie Street.
 
  Eastern Boorowa Waste Transfer station footings.
Boorowa Recreation Park playground equipment replacement and softfall installation.
Cunnigar Road reconstruction.
 
  Southern Mechanic Institute – capital upgrades to building including gutter replacement, painting, flooring, kitchen and amenities works.
Murrumburrah Landfill fencing.
Chinese Cemetery boulders and fencing.
Newson Park Educational Cycle pathway.
Witton Street (Harden) concrete dish drain.
Bent Street (Galong) kerb and gutter works
 
Parks and
Gardens
Western Alfred Oval closed for rejuvenation.
Planting and watering of Summer annuals.
Monitor and review all lines and sprinklers for Spring watering program.
Revegetation of creek area in Gordon Street.
General renovation of ovals.
Renovation of turf on sporting fields and ovals.
Cricket pitch preparation for matches.
Linemarking for schools sports.
Routine maintenance and mowing of recreational grounds, sporting ovals and reserves.
Check lights.
Street tree pruning – as needed.
General maintenance of CBD.
 
  Eastern General operation and street and parks maintenance.
Town street and pavers weed spraying.
 
  Southern Newson Park Skate Park concrete surface resealing.
Neill Street garden and streetscape maintenance. Cemetery mowing.
Park maintenance and mowing.
 
 
 
 
Water supply and sewerage works:
 
Western Water main renewal on Cowra Road – ongoing.
Templemore Street water main works.
Sewer mains renewal and mapping location of services in Lighting Lane and Lynch, Nasmyth and Zouch Streets – ongoing.
Hydrant maintenance throughout town – ongoing.
 
Eastern Water mains scouring around town – schedule available on Council’s website.
 
Southern Water mains renewal on corner of Bathurst/Vernon Streets and Albury Street and cross-over (awaiting RMS concurrence).
 
All Areas Water Meter Replacement Program – ongoing.
Mains maintenance – ongoing.
Routine maintenance to buildings – ongoing.
Water mains flushing and scouring scheduled around town.
 
Speed restrictions will be in place and minor delays may be experienced.  The planned works are subject to change due to Council resources and weather conditions.


Motorists are advised that Roadwork Speed Limits are enforceable by the NSW Police.  Speeds should be reduced and caution should be exercised when travelling through roadwork sites.