Road upgrades rolling out across Mullumbimby this week

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Road work crews will be out in force in Mullumbimby over the next week as smooth new roads are delivered on sections of Station Street, Stuart Street, Fern Street and Whian Street.

“Crews will be moving around these streets, diverting traffic as needed and working to minimise traffic delays but we do ask people to keep an eye on the signage and avoid streets under construction if possible,” Council’s Director Infrastructure Services Phil Holloway said.

“Footpaths will remain open at all times so it will be fine to get to the shops but you may need to park outside of the work zone where directed,” Mr Holloway said.

“We apologise for any inconvenience caused but we will be working hard to get these much-needed road upgrades delivered as quickly as possible and finished by the end of next week,” he said.

The works schedule includes the following, weather permitting:

Thursday/Friday 3-4 June – Stormwater pipe installation on Stuart Street adjacent to 124 Stuart Street.

Saturday 5 June – Station Street road resurfacing on sections between Burringbar Street to Fern Street including opposite the Community Preschool.

Sunday 6 June – Stuart Street road resurfacing – travel lanes only in the commercial area from Burringbar St to approx. 116 Stuart St.

Monday 7 June – Stuart Street road resurfacing and widening in residential area from 116 Stuart St to Fern St.

Tuesday 8 June – Fern Street road resurfacing

Wednesday 9 June – Fern Street road resurfacing

Thursday 10 June – Whian Street road resurfacing.

Roadworks on Stuart Street are the first part of upgrading and maintenance works under the Green Spine Project, one of the key initiatives of the Our Mullubimby Masterplan.

Community Feedback Sought on Revised Concept Plan for Stuart Street Green Spine project

Following community consultation in January/February 2021, Council now has a revised Concept Plan for the first stage of works on the Stuart Street Green Spine Project.

The revised Concept Plan proposes a range of works which would be completed by December 2021, subject to feedback received from the local community. This includes:

  • line-marking for new bike lanes and car parks
  • landscaping and garden beds
  • vegetation removal and replacement
  • speed zone changes aligned with speed changes occurring on Burringbar Street as part of the Talking Streets Project [link]
  • possible new loading zone
  • road upgrades for existing car parking spaces
  • several new asphalted and line-marked car parking spaces.

To have your say go to www.yoursaybyronshire.com.au/stuart-st-greenspine

The deadline for feedback is 23 June 2021.

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