Council works in progress
4014The Launceston City Council is responsible for the municipality's urban and rural road network. Wet weather and unforeseen circumstances can change the start date of work and alter the programmed duration.
Footpaths during April 2014
Abels Hills Road, St Leonards
Beulah Gardens, East Launceston (from High Street to the end)
Effingham Street, South Launceston (Lawrence Vale Road to Crop Street)
Howick Street, South Launceston (High Street to Lord Street)
Strahan Road, Newstead (Wentworth Street to Robin Street)
Crack Sealing Program
This program is in progress and includes where required, every street in the Launceston area.
Paringa Avenue, Newnham
Road maintenance (mill and fills) will be carried out on Monday 14 April and Tuesday 15 April 2014. Traffic will be managed by stop/go personnel. Motorists should expect short delays.
Spray Seal Program
This program is in progress and includes spray sealing in:
Ben Lomond Road (Blessington Road Junction)
Burns Creek Road,
Deddington Road, Deddington
Foleys Road, Blessington
Jetty Road, Windermere
Mt Arthur Road, Patersonia
Patersonia Road, Patersonia
Roses Tier Road, Upper Blessington
Wellington Street between Elizabeth Street and York Street
Due to recent weather conditions, the work has been rescheduled to Monday 14 April, Tuesday 15 April and Wednesday 16 April 2014. Starting at 7.00pm each evening and finishing at 7.00am the following day, crews will be working in this section of Wellington Street. They will be installing sub soil drains along the kerb and channel on both sides of the road. They will also be removing pavement defects in the middle lane just up from the York Street junction and again near the driveway to No. 42 Wellington Street. The work will be carried out at night in an effort to avoid any major delay or disruption. Signage is erect advising of the scheduled works. Please note: start and finish times are approximate.
Crandon Crescent, Mayfield
Scheduled for Thursday 10 April and Friday 11 April 2014 is an asphalt seal of this road. While the work is in progress, the road will be closed to through traffic but will remain open to residents living in the street.
Duke Street, West Launceston
A major road upgrade is in progress.
Golconda Road, Lebrina
From the Lebrina General Store to Clover Hill Road, the road has been upgraded and sections widened. Remedial works are in progress.
Glen Dhu Street, South Launceston
Road safety improvements are in progress in Glen Dhu Street at the Thistle Street West intersection where a right turn lane is being included and at Connaught Crescent intersection where a pedestrian island is being installed.
Glenwood Road (Milford Lane to Relbia Road)
Sections of this road are being widened to meet the Launceston City Council Standards Code S4 for rural roads. Other works include rock lining open drains, upgrading some driveway culverts, removing selected trees and upgrading roadside verges.
METRO bus stop along Elphin Road and Penquite Road
Some METRO bus stops are being upgraded. Where required, the footpath surrounding the bus stops will be upgraded at the same time.