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Council is responsible for all public roads within the shire except the Pacific Motorway, which is the responsibility of Roads and Maritime Services (telephone 131 700). For more information about road repairs and maintenance, including streetlights, visit Roads and Bridges.

Every week, Council will post on Facebook and Twitter a "Heads up" message about roadworks on any of its major roads so you can avoid these roads and any delays if possible. It will target community-based Facebook pages to publicise roadworks on local or minor roads. You can also view a 'road wrap' below of current roadworks and those coming up soon. The dates shown are indicative only and may change due to weather or resource availability.

All customers are reminded to visit myroadinfo.com.au for information on all roadworks and closures in the Northern Rivers local government areas.

MyRoadInfo - Northern Rivers

Road Wrap updated information as at 27 October 2020

For information on road closures and hazards please see www.myroadinfo.com.au (external link)

Roadworks - road closed


Wooyung: The intersection of Tweed Valley Way and Wooyung Road, Wooyung, will be closed for five hours on Sunday 1 November from 8am to 1pm to allow crews to repair the road pavement. Signs advising of this full closure will be posted on Tweed Coast Road at Pottsville and along Tweed Valley Way. Motorists should note there will be no through-road access from Pottsville to Crabbes Creek and Yelgun.

Roadworks - expect long delays

Numinbah: Numinbah Road from the Queensland border 600m south. Works to widen, stabilise and repair this road, plus install kerb and gutter along the upside embankment are being planned to begin in December 2020. These works are likely to result in significant changed traffic conditions, at times delays of up to 45 minutes and some full road closures for up to five hours. More advice will be provided once these works are scheduled and the details around the delays and closures is known.

Roadworks - expect short delays

Cobaki: Replace existing timber bridge on Cobaki Road with culverts. The works will continue to end of the year. Minor traffic delays are expected.

Cobaki: Construct kerb and gutter on a 370 metre section of newly reconstructed road on Cobaki Road near Bopple Nut Court. Work is due to start in mid November and will take about six weeks to complete.

Dungay: Repair eroded shoulder on Dungay Creek Road. No impact on traffic expected. Work started 27 October for one week.

Eviron:
Road reconstruction at the intersection of Eviron Road and Norths Lane. Construction to start at the end of October and be completed by the end of November.

Kingscliff: One lane flow only at the intersection of Turnock Street and Cudgen Road due to the installation of water services to the Tweed Valley Hospital construction. Short delays should be expected.

Kingscliff: Undertake road reconstruction and construct partial kerb and gutter on Rob Roy Crescent, from the end of October to the end of November.

Kynnumboon: Road reconstruction and guardrail installation east of Edwards Lane. Construction to start in early October and be completed by November.

Murwillumbah: Road reconstruction on George Street, between Charles and York streets. Works to start in late September 2020 and be completed within three weeks.

Murwillumbah: Rock revetment work at four sites on Tumbulgum Road north of Cane Road. Works will continue to mid November 2020. Two sites currently under construction. Traffic control in place.

Tweed Heads: Reconstruct Empire Lane. This job currently is scheduled for the end of 2020.

Tweed Heads: Stormwater upgrade Norman Street. New kerb and gutter will be installed along with new concrete culverts, pipes and pits on the eastern side of Norman Street from Stanley Lane to 25m south of Margaret Street. Works are due to start in early November and be completed by mid December. Minor to moderate delays should be expected as the road will be down to one lane at times. Motorists are asked to find an alternative route if possible.

Tweed Heads: Kerb and gutter, footpath and road reconstruction on Adelaide Street, between Charles Street and House No. 59. Works will start in mid October 2020 and are expected to be completed by end of November.

Tumbulgum: Riverside Drive, from the southern exit of Tweed Valley Way to Government Road. Landslip repaired. Short delays expected wehn final seal applied.

Grant funded road safety improvement programs 2020-21

These programs have been funded by the Federal Government Blackspot Programme and NSW Government's Safer Roads Program for 2020-21.

Burringbar / Mooball: Tweed Valley Way, the shoulder of a curve will be improved particularly for the safety of cyclists, $555,000.

Clothiers Creek: Clothiers Creek Road between the Pacific Motorway and Cabarita, $176,000 to install audio lines and vehicle activated speed advisory signs.

Limpinwood: Safety investigations and improvements Limpinwood / Zara Road $796,000.

Mooball to Wooyung: Tweed Valley Way, $728,000 for audible line markings, vehicle activated speed advisory signs and other speed advisory and directional signage. The road pavement will be upgraded and the lanes will be more clearly defined. Additional stop and giveway signs and flexible roadside barriers will be installed.

Mount Warning: On Kyogle Road, near Glenock Road, an overtaking lane will be reduced in length and guardrail installed at a cost of $140,000. Work to start about February 2021.

Numinbah: Over two years evaluate safety and make improvements on Numinbah Road: $2m

Stokers Siding: Tweed Valley Way on the Burringbar Ranges at the intersection with Stokers Road $1.265m for audible line markings, vehicle activated speed advisory signs and other speed advisory and directional signage. The layout of the intersection will be modified to improve safety and the shoulder of a curve rebuilt to include a non-skid surface.

Tumbulgum: Tweed Valley Way at the intersection of Riverside Drive, $614,000 to install a left-turn deceleration lane, flexible roadside barriers and reflective pavement markings. Starts November 2020.

Tweed Heads: Kennedy Drive at the intersection of Norman Street, $786,000 to install a dedicated right-turn lane for westbound traffic. A pedestrian crossing activated by traffic lights also will be installed, with protective fencing on the middle median safety island.

Stabilisation program - at times expect long delays

Stabilisation works are designed to return roads to as-new condition. Weather and resources permitting, they take about five days to do over a two-week period. The old thin road surface is milled off and then cement or lime is mixed through the existing gravel substructure and recompacted before a new asphalt wearing surface is put down. Once the cement or lime mix is applied and watered in, the job cannot be closed down until compaction is completed. One lane closures are required for these jobs and motorists should expect long delays.

This program has been delayed and will start in early 2021.
Banora Point: Leisure Drive
Cudgen: Tweed Coast Road
Pottsville: Pottsville Road
Tweed Heads: Enterprise Avenue
Banora Point: Deep-lift asphalt Leisure Drive
Tweed Heads South: Deep-lift asphalt Traders Way

Other works that may impact road users

Burringbar: Culvert relining Greenvale Court, 80m north of Magnetic Court. At times one lane of the road may be closed for a few hours a day while materials are loaded and unloaded but other than that traffic will not be interrupted. The job will take about two weeks, starting on Monday 21 September 2020.

Kingscliff: Footpath construction along the southern side of Monarch Dr ive between Kingfisher Circuit and Bellbird Drive. Works are due to start in late October and be completed within 1-2 weeks. Minor delays are expected.

Murwillumbah: Construct a new sewer rising main on Lundberg Drive from Quarry Road to Buchanan Street. This work will take about three months and be completed towards the end of November.

Murwillumbah: Build retaining wall at intersection Byangum Road and Myrtle Avenue. Delayed. May now start about November.

Murwillumbah: Upgrade water main Alma Street due to start early November and be completed by the end of February 2021. Work times will be Monday to Friday from 7am to 5pm. The works will start in Budd Park, to the west of the Alma and River streets intersection. They will then progress north-west through the park before branching off in both easterly and westerly directions. Travelling west, they will cross under Alma Street bridge before tracking south through McIlrath Park and then west within the Prospero Street roadway. Travelling east, they will track through Budd Park, the carpark near the Tourist Information Centre and alongside the road reserve before crossing Tweed Valley Way west of the roundabout at the intersection with Alma Street. Trenching across Tweed Valley Way will be undertaken in the NSW Christmas school holidays when traffic volumes are lowest. One lane of Tweed Valley Way will be closed at times to allow crews and machinery to work from within the roadway. When crews trench across Tweed Valley Way, they will close half the road and work to the centreline before switching traffic and working from the centreline to the shoulder of the road. At these times, two-way traffic flow will be squeezed on to one side of the road. When they trench across River Street, the road will be closed and motorists will be asked to find an alternate route. Throughout the works, South Murwillumbah residents and Prospero Street business owners and their customers will be asked to use Tweed Valley Way to get in and out and not Alma Street.

Point Danger: Build a 10-15 new car park spaces on Tweed Terrace. This project has been delayed to 2021.

Pottsville: Wetland drainage works to the east of Tom Merchant Drive. Works are due to start in early December and finish in early January. There will be little to no impact on traffic. There will be some increased truck movements along Toormina Court and Seabreeze Boulevarde.

Tweed Heads: Replace sewer rising main. This job will have a significant effect on traffic as one southbound lane of Midjungbal Drive, near the intersection of Water/Heffron streets, will be closed to be used as a truck compound. The job is to replace a sewer rising main from between the South Tweed Sports Club (Bowls Club) and fuel station, underbore across Mingungbal Drive, track along Heffron Street to end at Currawong Place. Council currently is seeking all the final approvals and licences to undertake this job during the the December / January school holidays, avoiding the pre-Christmas period.

Tweed Heads: Upgrade sewer rising main Brett Street. There will be minimal delays to traffic. Works started at the end of September and is expected to be completed by the end of October.

Roadworks in Coolangatta (City of Gold Coast)

Tweed Shire Council has been advised of the following major roadworks in the Coolangatta area, which may affect Tweed motorists. The works are being undertaken to improve road condition and reduce future maintenance. All customers should contact City of Gold Coast Project Manager Nathan Bidewell on (07) 5667 3648 direct about these works.

Petrie Street, September 2020 - November 2020, and Ward Street, December 2020-March 2021

Boundary Street, between Coral Street and Twin Towns Services Club - City of Gold Coast is setting up a works compound on the grassed median strip starting in mid October 2019 for about one year.
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