Road maintenance/repair

Council maintains a network of more than 2,000 kilometres of sealed and unsealed roads. Added together they would stretch from Grafton to Cairns. Most of the Special Rates Variation funds will be used to improve the condition of that road network.

Road repairs infographic

Project Funding Allocation YTD Expenditure* Status
Swallow Road, South Grafton
Minor Heavy Patching (Reseal Preparation)
Council will undertake major patching works along 1.7km of Swallow Road, South Grafton, in preparation for a road reseal in 2019/20. The 1.7km section is located between Tyson Street and Lilypool Road.
$115,411 $83,838 Minor works to finalise
Rural roads
Culvert replacement program
$61,825 $83,853 Complete
Kangaroo Creek Road, Coutts Crossing
Minor Heavy Patching (Reseal Preparation)
Council will undertake major patching works along a 6.2km section of Kangaroo Creek Road, in preparation for a road reseal in 2019/20. The 6.2km section starts at the intersection of Armidale Road and Kangaroo Creek Road, Coutts Crossing.
$150,000 $150,000 Complete
Wooli Road (between Minnie Water Road and Diggers Camp Road)
Road renewal and safety improvements
Council will widen and upgrade this section of Wooli Road to improve the road surface and widen the road to improve road safety.
$411,742 $411,742 Complete
Armidale Road
Shoulder widening
Three kilometres of Armidale from from near McPhersons Crossing Road to the northern side of Coutts Crossing will be widened to improve road safety.  At the same time patching works will be completed on the central part of the road under a different program.  The road will be resealed in 2019/20.
$627,386 $614,329 90% complete

* YTD Expenditure includes commitments

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