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.
High Street , East Launceston (from Brisbane Street to Five Ways)
Week beginning Monday 28 July 2014, sections of pavement will be dug out and refilled with asphalt. There will be traffic delays. When the downhill (city bound) section of Talbot Road is being upgraded, all traffic will be detoured via Effingham Street. Advisory signage and stop/go personnel will be directing traffic. The work is expected to take until the end of week. If it rains, the work will be rescheduled to the first fine day.
GRADING AND GRAVELLING
While these roads are being graded and gravelled, traffic management will be by signage and stop/go personnel. There are no plans to close these roads:
Burns Creek Road, Blessington
Ben Lomand Road, Upper Blessington
Camden Road (Blessington Road to Ben Nevis Road)
Mussellboro Road, Blessington
Roses Tier Road, Upper Blessington
Sawpitt Hills Road, Blessington
Glenwood Road, Relbia (Milford Lane to Relbia Road)
Sections of this road have been widened to meet the Launceston City Council Standards Code S4 for rural roads. They will be asphlat sealed when the weather warms up, approximately October 2014.
Golconda Road (Kempeners Road and Bacala Road)
This section of road is being upgraded. Motorists are asked to drive with care and pay attention to all directional signage which includes speed limit changes.
North Street, South Launceston (between West Street and Galvin Street)
Kerb and channel upgrade.
Launceston Post Office Clock Tower - maintenance works continue until Friday 15 August 2014 with traffic flow changes to the following streets.
St John Street - one way southbound between Cimitiere Street and Paterson Street.
Cameron Street - no entry from St John Street.