Council works in progress
The 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.
Roads during March 2014
Crandon Crescent, Mayfield
West Street, South Launceston scheduled for asphalt sealing between 11 March 2014 and 14 March 2014.
Footpaths during March 2014
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 scheduled to begin March/April 2014 and includes where required, every street in the Launceston area.
Spray Seal Program
This program is scheduled to begin March 2014 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
Upper Blessington Road, Upper Blessington
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.
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.
Hawthorn Street, Norwood (between Hingston Crescent and Heathfield Street)
The road has been upgraded. Remaining works are asphalt resealing the road, footpath and reinstating driveways.
Henry Street / Ravenswood Road / Vermont Road, Ravenswood
This is a road safety project. Traffic islands have been installed on Henry Street between Ravenswood Road and Vermont Road and a safety bar island has been installed in Vermont Road. The area has been line marked. Reflective tape will be placed on the islands and minor works carried out to complete the project.
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.
Thistle Street West, South Launceston (between No. 58 and No. 36)
The northern side of the road has been upgraded. The linemarking has yet to be reinstated at the Merrys Lane intersection. All other work is completed.