Current roads program

Capital Works program 2020/21

The current capital works program sees improvements to our transport network roll out across the region, including construction and rehabilitation projects on the roads that connect our communities. In this financial year, we also continue to focus on replacing an extensive list of timber bridges with safer concrete structures that assist in minimising ongoing maintenance costs.

View the current capital works program here(PDF, 139KB).

You can also open the concertina below to find out what projects were undertaken last year.

 Capital Works program 2019/20

In the 2019/20 financial year $55million was invested in renewal and rehabilitation works on our roads and bridges, and another $15million on maintenance works. That’s $777 for every MidCoast resident, compared to as little as $30 per resident in some Sydney suburbs.

The table below indicates projects, locations and timings in last year’s Capital Works program. Those highlighted in orange are funded through the $100 million Road Upgrade Package. Over and above these projects, maintenance works such as pothole patching, roadside slashing and gravel resheeting were undertaken.

Projects in blue are completed

Projects in green are underway or scheduled to commence

Projects in orange are funded through the $100 million Road Upgrade Package

Project  Locality Scope of Works Schedule

 Carryover Projects from FY18/19

 The Lakes Way (north)  Rainbow Flat   Blackhead Road to Chelmsbrook Road  mid-June - July 20
 Manning Point Rd  Mitchells Island  Road rehabilitation - 2.5km  Complete
 Manning Point Rd  Mitchells Island  Road rehabilitation - 480m  Complete
 Callaghans Creek Bridge  Cundle Flat  Replacement of timber bridge, Callaghans Creek Rd  Complete
 Manning St (High St / Cornwall St)  Taree  250m length   Complete
 Farquhar (Bent St / Primrose St and Primrose St / Queen St)  Wingham  450m length  November 20 - April 21
 Queen Street  Gloucester  440m length - Church to Ravenshaw  end-Jan - Sept 20
 Primrose St (Canget St to Farquhar St, to Isabella St)  Wingham  360m length  April - October 20
 Victoria St (Commerce St / Flett St)  Taree  300m length  Complete
 Upper Myall Rd  Upper Myall  1.5km length, seal of unsealed road (segment 10,25,30)  Complete
 Milbai Creek Bridge  Tinonee  Replacement of timber bridge, Tinonee Road  Complete
 Little Cedar Party Creek Bridge  Cedar Party  Replacement of timber bridge on Comboyne Road  Complete
 Possum Brush Road Bridge No 2 (also known as Bungwahl Bridge)  Possum Brush  Replacement of timber bridge on Possum Brush Road   Oct 19 - August 20
 Kundle Creek Bridge  Bucca Wauka  Replacement of timber bridge on Wallanbah Road  Jan - August 20 
 Cedar Tree Creek Bridge - Willina Road  Bunyah  Replacement of timber bridge on Willlina Road  Complete
 Emu Creek Bridge  Bulahdelah  Replacement of timber bridge on Booral Road  Oct 19 - August 20
 Burrell Creek Bridge  Burrell Creek  Replacement of timber bridge on Kimbriki Road  Complete
 McQueen Bridge  Number One  Replacement of timber bridge, Nowendoc Road  May - August 20
 Diamond Bridge  Wingham  Replacement of timber bridge, Mooral Creek Road    Jan - August 20
 Reltons Bridge  Wards River  Replacement of timber bridge, Johnsons Creek Road  May - Sept 20
 Wards River Bridge  Weismantels  Replacement of timber bridge, Terreel Road  March - September 20
 Gunyah Causeway  Bobin  Reconstruct concrete causeway   Sept - November 20
 Denva Rd  Taree South  Segment 10, 500m   Complete
 The Bucketts Way, LP02, Manchester St - Peg Leg Creek  Tinonee  1,430m segment    Complete
 Cedar Party Rd   Cedar Party  1,140m length (segments 120,140,150)   Complete
 Coralville Rd  Coralville  400m length (segment 10)  Complete
 Boating Now - Boat Ramp, Cundletown  Cundletown  Formalising and sealing parking areas  Complete
 Avalon Rd (MR 90 / Middle of bend - No 373)  Krambach  630m length   Complete
 MR 7719 Thunderbolts Way - Seg 150-160  Barrington  1,460m length  Complete

 Urban Rehabilitation

 Old Bar Road  Old Bar  Sheppard Street to David Street (segments 230 & 250)  28 April - mid-July 20
 Beach Street  Harrington  Wards Gully Bridge (Harrington Rd Bridge) to Pacific Place (segment 40)  Complete
 Cornwall Street, Marathon Street, Olympia Street  Taree   Whitbread St to Cornwall (seg 20), Olympia (seg 10), Marathon (seg 10)  June - August 20
 Muldoon Street, railway crossing to Kanangra Drive  Taree  Section 1 - Railway crossing to Whitbread Street  May - August 20
 Helen Street  Forster  Little Street to Macintosh Street (seg 10)  Complete
 Maxwell Street  Tea Gardens   Myall to Witt (seg 20)   Complete
 Motum Avenue  Tea Gardens   Myall Street to Jacob Street (seg 10)   Complete
 Witt Street  Tea Gardens  Hough to Ogden (seg 15)   Complete
 Blackhead Road   Hallidays Point   Diamond Beach Road to start K&G on LHS (segs 120 and 130)   Late-June - September 20

 Urban Construction


State Rd RMCC Works

 Failford Road  Failford   Pavement rehabilitation, 675m length (seg 535)  On hold
 Reseal program  Various  Transport for NSW identified segments to be resealed  Complete
 Drainage improvement program  TBA     TBC
 Mark Street roundabout resurfacing  Forster   Resurfacing of roundabout and approaches, Macintosh / Mark Street intersection  Complete
 Heavy patch program  Various   Annual program   Complete

 Other Internal Council Works

 Dredging Program - Harrington  Harrington  Dredging in accordance with grant funding and licence  Complete
 Dredging Program - Lower Myall  Lower Myall  Dredging in accordance with grant funding and licence  May - October 20
 Dredging Program - Tuncurry  Tuncurry  Dredging in accordance with grant funding and licence  TBA - Await licence approval
 Dredging Program - Farquhar  Farquhar   Dredging in accordance with grant funding and licence  TBA - Await licence approval
 Tallwoods roundabout  Tallwoods Village  Roundabout construction, int. Blackhead Rd & Tallwoods Blvd Complete
 Grangewood Avenue  Tallwoods Village   Reconstruction of flood damaged culvert  Complete

Rural Rehabilitation

 Waukivory Road  Gloucester  Segments 10 and 20  Complete
 Bulga Road  Marlee  Segments 120 and 130   Complete
 Hannam Vale Road  Moorland   Segments 70, 80, 90, 100 and 110   June - July 20 
 Nowendoc Road  Mount George   Segments 330, 340, 350  Oct - December 20
 Markwell Road  Bulahdelah   Segments 20 and 22   June - August 20

 Rural Construction

 The Branch Lane  The Branch  Seal extension  Complete
 Wattley Hill Road    Seal extension  September - November 20
 Willina Road    Seal extension  Complete
 Upper Myall Road    Seal extension   Next FY

Regional Rehabilitation

 Avalon Road  Krambach  Fire Station Road to Paterson Lane (segments 330 and 360) March - August 20
 Old Bar Road  Old Bar  Stage 2 - Pampoolah to cemetery  Q1 2020/21
 Old Bar Road  Old Bar   Old Bar Road and Saltwater Road intersection (Stage 3)  Complete
 The Lakes Way  Forster  Tea Tree intersection to Sweet Pea Road (segment 350)  TBC
 The Bucketts Way  Craven  1.5km length. Overtaking lane  Complete
 The Bucketts Way  Limeburners Creek  1.25km length. Reconstruction, widening and overtaking lane  Complete
 The Lakes Way  Tarbuck Bay  Tarbuck Bay Road (segment 196)  Complete
 The Lakes Way  Boolambyte   Segments 40, 41, 42 - approx. 1.15km length  Next FY
 The Lakes Way  Mayers Flat   Segments 80, 82 - approx. 1.3km length  April - August 20 
 Stroud Hill Road  Nooroo   Segments 71, 73, 75 - aoprox. 1.18km length  June  - July 20
 Wingham Road  Kolodong

 Stage 1 - Hargreaves Drive to Clifton Road
 Stage 2 - Cedar Party Road to Potoroo Drive (FY20/21)
 Stage 3 - Potoroo Drive to Hargreaves Drive (FY21/22)

Stage 1 - Complete
 Isabella Street  Wingham  Design of segments 370 to 400   Next FY 
 Gloucester Road  Wingham  From Dollys Flat Road intersection, 1.3km  Complete
 Thunderbolts Way - Project No. 01  Giro  Segments 525 to 545, pavement rehabilitation and truck arrestor  TBC
 Thunderbolts Way - Project No. 04  Carsons Lookout  Segments 600 to 610, pavement rehabilitation  Next FY
 Thunderbolts Way - Project No. 06  Tibbuc  Segments 310 to 320, pavement rehabilitation  Next FY
 Argyle Street Barrington (Thunderbolts Way - Project No. 12)  Barrington  Segment 105, pavement rehabilitation  mid-April - August 20
 The Bucketts Way Stroud Road   Stroud Road   Intersection with Reidsdale Rd, Segment 280    August - Oct 20
 The Bucketts Way Stroud  Stroud   South intersection with Stroud Hill Road, segments 230 and 234  Oct - Dec 20
 The Bucketts Way Stratford  Stratford  Two sections near Stratford and Forbesdale  June - Dec 20
 The Bucketts Way, second stage of LP02  Tinonee      June - October 20
 Manning River Drive  Taree  AC rehabilitation, segment 300B  June - July 20
 Gloucester Road  Burrell Creek   Bootawa Road to BoBo Creek  June - mid-September 20

 Bridge Renewals

 Deep Creek Bridge (Wallamba River)  Wherrol Flat   Wherrol Flat Road, road segment 110  June - Nov 20
 Browns Creek Bridge  Firefly   Bunyah Road, road segment 60   July - Nov 20 
 Ashlea Bridge  Wherrol Flat  Wherrol Flat Road, road segment 40  TBC 
 Bundacree Creek Bridge  Minimbah Road  Minimbah Road, road segment 20  TBC
 Sheathers Bridge  Hannam Vale  Hannam Vale Road, road segment 310  TBC
 The Falls Bridge  Glenwarrin Road  Glenwarrin Road Elands, road segment 70  TBC
 Teatree Creek Bridge  Wattley Hill Road  West of Barbies Road, road segment 45  Aug - Sept 20

 Culvert Renewals


 Concrete Works




Waste Projects

 Tea Gardens Weighbridge  Tea Gardens  Installation of new weighbridge to meet reporting requirements  May - June 20