Road and Bridge Closures

Please find below a current list of Council's Timber Bridges and their location, dimensions and sign-posted load limits.

Please be advised of the following:-

Wallarobba Rail Crossing Night Works

The Rail Crossing on Dungog Road will be closed by the ARTC for night works between 8.00pm Wednesday 20 March through to 6.00am Thursday 21 March.

The works will involve lifting the tracks and re-compacting of the rail ballast.

A detour along Wallarobba-Brookfield Road will be in place.

Essential maintenance work on Vacy Bridge, Vacy on 25 March

Roads and Maritime Services is carrying out essential maintenance work on Vacy Bridge over the Paterson River at Vacy  ensure continued safe operation of the bridge.

Roads and Martime will carry out the work, which includes spray sealing the bridge deck.

Work will be carried out between 7am and 6pm and is expected to be completed in one shift, weather permitting.

There will be some temporary traffic changes to ensure the work zone is safe.

Essential maintenance work on Gostwyck Bridge, Paterson from Monday 25 March

Roads and Maritime Services is carrying out essential maintenance work on Gostwyck Bridge over the Paterson River on Dungog Road to ensure continued safe operation of the bridge.

Roads and Maritime Services will carry out the work, which includes spray sealing the bridge deck, temporary pier installation, scour work and removal of the site compound.

Work will be carried out between 7am and 6pm from Monday to Friday and expect to complete the work in six months, weather permitting. The bridge deck sealing will be completed in one shift on Monday 25 March with the remainder of the work commencing in early April.

There will be some temporary traffic changes to ensure the work zone is safe.

Bullockeys Bridge and Wheelabout Bridge – Allyn River Road
These newly constructed concrete bridges are now open. Please be advised that approach road works are currently being undertaken by Council Work Crews. Therefore care should be undertaken and minor delays may be experienced.

Gams Bridge
Gams Bridge on Main Creek Road currently now has a 15 tonne load limit.



Downloads:

Timber Bridge Location Map as at January 2019

Timber Bridge Load Limits as at January 2019