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Council crews dig deep in lead up to Christmas

Gympie Regional Council construction crews are set to complete a number of large projects in the lead up to Christmas.  

Tomorrow, Tuesday 3 December, Wadell Road will be closed for widening works. This project also involves building new storm water drainage and is aimed to be complete by February 2020.   

Mary Street in Amamoor will also be closed tomorrow, as construction crews build new stormwater pipes and drainage pits. It is estimated this project will be completed by Christmas.    

Road widening and pavement building will continue on Feros Road, Mothar Mountain this fortnight.  

Earthworks for this project are in progress and it is estimated these works will be complete by 6 December. 

The Power Road pathway project is also continuing this fortnight with the construction of a concrete pathway from Katrina Court to Woolgar Road as is the pathway project along Oak Street. It is estimated this project will be finished by 20 December.   

Please see below for the list of the region’s roads set to receive maintenance work this fortnight. 

Grading: Albrecht Road, Melbern Road, Breakneck Road, Anderson Street, Tincknell Road, Window Road, Schollick Road, Bymount Road, Beaumark Road, Hall Street, Harwood Road and Kin Kin Road.  

Shoulder grading: Widgee Crossing Road, Harvey Siding Road, Rammutt Road, Benian Road, Deans Road. 

Asphalt repairs: Burnett Highway, Wide Bay Highway, Bruce Highway and Rose Street. 

Verge repairs: Parson’s Road Service Road. 

Stormwater repairs: Panda Street, Pine Street, St Andrews Crescent, Jaycee Way, Thomas Street and Jane Street.  

Footpath repairs: Tozer Street.   

Drainage repairs: Noosa Road, Jackson Road and Rossmore Road.  

Unsealed road repairs: Williams Road.  

Culvert repairs: Cinnabar Road.