Autumn road projects under way

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Autumn presents an opportune time for road renewals and upgrades with weather conditions usually favourable for construction work.

Council is currently applying foamed bitumen renewal at 11 locations around Warrnambool including:

  1. Botanic Road – Queens Road to Mortlake Road
  2. Botanic Road – Ardlie Street to Raglan Parade
  3. Balmoral Road – Mortlake Road to Kimberly Road
  4. Darling Street – Victoria Street to Banyan Street
  5. Laverock Road – Tait Crescent intersection
  6. McGregors Road – south of Whitehead Court intersection
  7. Giffen Street – east of Fitzroy Road intersection
  8. Balmoral Road/Garden Street/ Whites Road intersection
  9. Plummers Hill Road – southern Cilmery Crescent intersection
  10. Glennon Drive
  11. Wollaston Road
Wollaston Road maintenance Glennon Drive
Botanic Road maintenance Botanic Road maintenance 2

Foamed bitumen uses existing and new road materials to provide a high quality road surface. This re-use of material is a more cost-effective and sustainable approach to road maintenance.

The cost of this work is about $2.4 million

Council is also undertaking a road safety improvement at Jamieson Street with the installation of a raised school crossing. This crossing aims to provide a safer path of travel for pedestrians during school times. The cost of this project, identified in the Botanic Local Area Traffic Management Plan, is about $75,000.

Weather permitting these roadworks will be completed by the end of May.