Roads & Traffic

The Wentworth Shire Council has an extensive network of local and regional roads which consist of:

  • 47km footpaths and sharedways
  • 82km of kerb and gutters
  • 1691km unsealed local roads
  • 253km sealed local roads
  • 173km unsealed regional roads
  • 195km sealed regional roads
  • 16 bridges and major culverts

The Council also maintain 217km of State Highway which consists of: 
  • Silver City Highway (SH22)
  • Sturt Highway (SH14)

ROAD MAINTENANCE AND UPGRADES

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Road Upgrade work on Silver City Highway and Corbett Avenue Intersection from Tuesday 11 June 2019

 

Wentworth Shire Council will be undertaking road upgrade works on Silver City Highway and Corbett Avenue intersection at Buronga. Works involve road pavement stabilisation treatment followed by bitumen sealing and asphalt overlay.

 

Corbett Avenue will be closed temporarily at certain times of work. Detours will be placed during this period. Local residents will have limited access through worksite and will be managed by traffic control staff.

 

Work will start on Tuesday 11 June 2019 and is projected to be completed by Friday 28 June 2019, weather permitting. For more information about these works please contact Roads and Engineering Division 03 5027 5027.

 

 

KEN ROSS

GENERAL MANAGER

Road Condition Report

A map of local roads that may be subject to closure can be found here 


UNSEALED ROAD CONDITION REPORT AS AT 3:00PM  FRIDAY 14 JUNE 2019


Wentworth Shire Council Road Condition report can be found here

Our unsealed road network connects with other Shires, for information on road closures in surrounding areas please visit BalranaldCentral Darling and Cobar Shire websites.Persons driving on closed roads will be subject to fines and may be charged for any works necessary to rectify damage.Unsealed road condition report will be re-issued only when unsealed road conditions change.  Updates are also available by phoning (03) 5027 5090.

 

Additional Contacts

In the event of flooding , accidents or roadworks, road closures within NSW, VIC and SA can be obtained by visiting the websites below.

Road Permits

Road Occupancy Application Form 
Required for the interruption or occupation of any area within the road reserve. Generally referred to as “Special Events”, partial or full closure when interfering with access or movement flows of the public. Generally refers to interference with pedestrians, cyclists, vehicles, public transport  or property access.

To be completed by anyone wishing to conduct any kind of works that may affect council assets such as road, footpaths, sewer, drainage and water supply. Items include, roadworks, nature strip works, footpaths, water tappings, any excavations etc. Main items required are copies of proposed works diagram and/or description, traffic management plan/s, public liability certificate of currency ($20M minimum)


This form has been prepared as a guide in relation to legislation, in particular, the Local Government Act and Regulations, the Roads Act 1993 as amended, Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, OHS Act 2000 and Regulations 2001.

ROAD SAFETY

6 Dec 2018 10:00 AM -

Our commitment to Road Safety is reinforced by our ongoing partnership with Roads & Maritime Services (RMS) with a dedicated full time Road Safety Officer and Road Safety Action Plan 2018/21



KEN ROSS

ACTING GENERAL MANAGER