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Roadworks

See below for a list of current roadworks taking place around the municipality.

Cruse Street

A new bridge will be built at Three Mile Creek joining Cruse Street (close to the new Wangaratta Turf Club entrance) a new road will be built adjacent to Bella Vista Way. There will be large construction equipment at Bella Vista Way and Worland Road including Reith Road. Delays are to be expected and local residents are recommended to use alternate roads.

Ovens Street

Ovens Street and the beautification of King George V Gardens (staged improvements from February to June 2019). Ovens Street (between Faithfull/Temple and Reid/Rowan)  is open on the Co-Store side  but can only be accessed from Faithfull Streets/Templeton Streets. King George V Gardens side of Ovens Street is not open. Limited parking is available outside the Co-Store and more parking can be found at the Co-Store multi car park. 

Sisely Avenue

Road work improvements will occur on 4 February 2019 along Sisley Avenue and will affect traffic at the corner of Cruse and Purbrick Streets, Osboldstone Road, Appin Street, Kerr Street and Dodsworth Streets.  The current road will be removed and a new asphalt sealed road including new kerb and channelling will replaced. Delays are to be expected.

Please note there will be a full road closure on Sisely Avenue and Osboldstone Road intersection from Thursday 18 April 2019 until Monday 13 May 2019. Detours will be in place. 

Morgan Road (Begin 1 April 2019 - Expected completion 30 June 2019)

Morgan Rd drainage and road construction works will begin on Monday 01 April 2019 and is scheduled to be complete at the end of end of June  2019.  During the construction period residents are to expect some minor disruption.  The contractor will organise their construction works in order to provide access to local residents and property owners.

Falconer Lane, Tresize Street & McIntosh Street Eldorado (Begin 1 April 2019 - Expected completion 30 June 2019)

The Eldorado Township Gravel Road Sealing Program incorporates the re-construction of Falconer Lane, Tresize St and McIntosh Street.  During the construction period residents are to expect some minor disruption. 

The contractor will organise their construction works in order to provide access to local residents and property owners.  Falconer Lane road construction works will begin on Monday 1 April 2019 and is scheduled to be complete at the end of April  2019.  Tresize St and McIntosh St road construction works will begin on Wednesday 1 May 2019 and is scheduled to be complete by mid June  2019. 

Wangaratta-Eldorado Road & Bourke Road (Begin 1 April 2019 - Expected completion 19 June 2019)

Wangaratta-Eldorado Rd and Bourke Rd Intersection rehabilitation works will begin on Monday 1 April 2019.  This project will rehabilitate a 560m length of failed pavement on Wangaratta-Eldorado Rd, and improve the safety of the intersection. During the first stage of construction, Wangaratta-Eldorado Rd will be closed for a period of 6 weeks. Vehicle traffic heading east towards Eldorado township will be redirected via a detour route using Crosher Lane, Bourke Road and then back onto Wangaratta-Eldorado Rd. During the final stages of construction, there will be half road closures that will allow one lane of travel with the assistance of traffic lights.  The overall construction works is expected to be completed by 19 June 2019.

Burns Street (Begin 13 February 2019 - Expected completion TBC)

Burns Street kerb and channel renewal began construction on Wednesday 13 February 2019. Works will include the removal and reinstatement of the existing kerb as well as minor resealing. During construction, between 7:00am-5:00pm, there will be half road closure dependant on what side of the road they will be working on. The construction period expected completion date is still to be confirmed. 

Larkings Street (Begin 8 April 2019 - Expected completion 22 April 2019)

Larkings Street kerb and channel renewal began construction on Monday 8 April 2019. Works will include the removal and reinstatement of the existing kerb as well as minor resealing. During construction, between 7:00am-5:00pm, there will be half road closure dependant on what side of the road they will be working on. The construction period is expected to be completed by 22 April 2019. 

Dunlop Street (Begin 30 January 2019 - Expected completion 12 April 2019)

Dunlop Street kerb and channel renewal began construction on Wednesday 30 January 2019. Works will include the removal and reinstatement of the existing kerb as well as minor resealing. The street is currently open to traffic with minor works still to be completed. 

Anzac Day Road Closures (25 April 2019)

On Thursday 25 April 2019 there will be delays to traffic flow in Wangaratta's CBD due to Anzac Day activities.

The ANZAC Day March will be taking place between 10.30am and 11.00am down Ovens Street from the new RSL building in Templeton Street to the Cenotaph at the corner of Docker Street and Ovens Street.

There will be rolling road closures along Ovens Street effecting the intersections of Templeton Street & Faithful Street, Reid Street & Ovens Street and Ford Street & Ovens Street while the parade makes its way along Ovens Street.

The area around the cenotaph including Ford Street, Baker Street, Docker Street and Ovens Street will be closed for the duration of the ceremony from approximately 9:30am to 12:30pm and will reopen at the conclusion of the ceremony. An area around Faithfull Street, Templeton Street and Mundgee Place will also be closed for this period.

Ryley Street (Begin 16 April 2019 - Expected completion 15 May 2019)

Electronic speed limit signs will be installed on Ryley Street Wangaratta (St Patrick's Primary School) Works will begin on 16 April 2019 and expected to be completed by 15 May 2019 (weather permitting) During this time temporary lane closures may be required at times. Speed restrictions will also apply to ensure the safety of workers and the general community. Minor delays may be experienced. 

Wangaratta-Eldorado Road Londrigan (Begin 1 May 2019 - 15 May 2019)

Electronic speed limit signs will be installed on Wangaratta-Eldorado Road, Londrigan (Carraragarmungee Primary School.) Works will begin on 1 May 2019 and are expected to be completed on 15 May 2019 (weather permitting.) During this time temporary lane closures may be required at times. Speed restrictions will also apply to ensure the safety of workers and the general community. Minor delays may be experienced. 

Clear Creek Road Byawatha (Begin 15 April 2019 - Expected completion 17 April 2019)

On Monday 15 April 2019 Clear Creek Road Byawatha will be re-sheeted from Powerhouse Lane through to Allans Lane. The road will be open but delays are to be expected. Works are expected to be completed on 17 April 2019. 

Anzac Road Springhurst (Wednesday 17 April 2019)

On Wednesday 17 April 2019 Anzac Road (Opposite School Road) Springhurst will be closed between the hours of 8:00am-12:00pm. Detours will be in place for this time. 

Horseshoe Gap Road Everton (Monday 29 April 2019)

Horseshoe Gap Road between Diffey Road & Sinclair Lane Everton will be closed on Monday 29 April 2019 between 9:00am-4:00pm for culvert/road works. Detour will be in place via Everton. 

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