Council works and road closures 
Road Closures/Speed Restrictions  


Hilltops Council advise that traffic restrictions have been imposed on the Spring Creek Bridge on McVeigh Street which provides access to Spring Creek Road, the Spring Creek Industrial area and Whites road in Young.
These restrictions are required due to structural cracking of the bridge.
The interim restrictions that have been imposed are:

  • A 10 kmph speed limit on all vehicles using this bridge,
  • With all traffic reduced to one way and GIVE WAY controls to limit one vehicle per time travelling across this bridge
Advanced warning signs will be installed to caution approaching motorists.

Hilltops Council will construct a sidetrack detour to bypass Spring Creek Bridge until such time as it can be replaced. It is anticipated that the sidetrack will be completed with a bitumen seal surface by early February 2019 and will cater for two-way traffic flow.
This Bypass will divert all traffic from Spring Creek Road through to Boorowa Street by connecting Spring Creek Road to Glensloy Street, then onto Mackenzie Street through to Boorowa Street.

All Heavy Vehicle operators are encouraged to check for further details.
Hilltops Council apologise for any inconvenience caused by these restrictions however these measures are absolutely necessary to maintain public safety. Further details will be provided once all changes have been put in place.

Planned roadworks, water supply and sewerage works for the period ending Thursday 24 January 2019

The following planned works are underway in the Hilltops Council area:
Western Murringo Flats Road, Roberts Road, Scenic Road.
  Eastern Kennys Creek Road, Roaring Rock Road, Heathfield Lane, Geegullalong Lane, Coopers Lane, Oak Hill Lane, Cains Road, Coringle Road, River Road, Old Wheeo Road.
Storm damage repairs to many unsealed roads.
  Southern Westborne Road, Hillview Road, Celonso Road, Strathdoon Road, Newington Road.
Shoulder grading on Back Wombat Road, Race Creek Road.
Flood maintenance on Benangaroo Road, Hartfield Road, Huntleigh Road, Wombat Creek Road, Race Creek Road, Colenso Road, Redbridge Road, Araluen Road, Colorado Road.
Western No resheeting at the moment.
  Eastern Nil due to heavy patching works.
Gravel required on Bennett Springs Road, Tarrents Gap Road, Rockall Road, Clonalton Road, Battery Crossing Road, Battery Road, Corringle Lane, Kenyu Road, Sprinvale Road, Mt Darling Road and Cocomingla Lane.
Drainage works on roads affected during storms.
  Southern Nil due to heavy patching and sealing works.
Sealed Road
Western Murringo Road heavy patching.
Hand patching works on various roads.
Weed spraying of road shoulders.
Roadside slashing on various roads.
  Eastern Sealed road pothole patching and minor sign replacements.
Weed spraying of road shoulders and spot spraying of noxious weeds.
Roadside shoulder vegetation control (slashing).
Signage repairs and replacements on local and regional roads.
Pavement repairs on town streets and local roads.
Drainage works on roads affected during storms.
Storm damage works on Frogmore Road, Taylors Flat Road, Reids Flat Road, MR248 Rugby Road, MR576 Darby Falls Road.
  Southern Programmed reseal on Moppity Road including Roads to Recovery, McMahons Reef Road, Back Wombat Road, Race Creek Road.
Minor pavement defect hand patching on various roads.
Weed spraying of road shoulders and spot spraying of noxious weeds.
Western Spring Creek Bridge bypass construction.
Boorowa Street/Mackenzie Street roundabout construction.
Iandra Street/Blackett Avenue intersection construction.
Sawpit Gully and Burrangong Ovals cricket pitch reconstruction.
McHenrys Creek Bridge construction.
Stage 3 of Shared Pathway Linkages from Cranfield Oval to Gus Smith Oval and Thornhill Street to Mackenzie Street.
  Eastern No major construction work to commence prior to 3 January 2019 due to staff taking leave over this period and limited numbers available to deliver general services.
  Southern Mechanic Institute – capital upgrades to building including gutter replacement, painting, flooring, kitchen and amenities works.
Murrumburrah Landfill fencing.
Chinese Cemetery fencing.
Bent Street (Galong) kerb and gutter works.
Witton Street (Harden) concrete dish drain.
Parks and
Western Preparations for Australia Day 2019.
Alfred Oval closed for rejuvenation.
Monitor and review all lines and sprinklers for Summer watering program.
Routine maintenance of turf on sporting fields and ovals.
Cricket pitch preparation for matches.
Linemarking for schools sports, Little Athletics, Touch Football and cricket boundaries.
Routine maintenance and mowing of recreational grounds, sporting ovals and reserves.
Check lights.
Street tree pruning – as needed.
General maintenance of CBD.
  Eastern Mowing of cemeteries.
Watering of new trees.
Spot spraying, weeding and pruning Marsden Street.
Mowing and preparation of cricket pitches.
General maintenance of Pool grounds.
Street tree pruning – as needed.
  Southern Neill Street garden and streetscape maintenance. Cemetery mowing and general maintenance.
Cricket pitch preparation for matches.
Turf maintenance on sporting ovals.
Linemarking for schools, Touch Football and Athletics Club.
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 upsizing in Lighting Lane and Lynch, Nasmyth and Zouch Streets – ongoing.
Hydrant maintenance throughout town – ongoing.
Eastern Works on sewer junctions and water meter replacements.
General operation of swimming pools (testing and pumps).
Southern Works on sewer junctions and water meter replacements.
All Areas Routine operations and maintenance – ongoing.
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.  Speed should be reduced and caution exercised when travelling through roadwork sites.