Widen Ocean Drive - Hastie St to Mangles St (Stage 2)
The City of Bunbury will be constructing an on-road bicycle lane along Ocean Drive between Hastie Street and Mangles Street. Works will commence in August and it is anticipated that will be completed within 10 –12 weeks. Works include widening of the road along the western edge, construction of new kerb on the eastern edge, resurfacing the road with new asphalt, laying of red asphalt along the bicycle lanes on both side of the road and a new pedestrian refuge island to provide better protection for road users. The last stage of this project will extend along Ocean Drive from Mangles Street to Hayward Street and will be constructed around this time next year.
Ocean Drive will be under traffic management during drainage, kerbing and asphalt activities. This initial work activities will take approximately 4 weeks to complete. The traffic management will see the northbound lane remain open for the duration of the work, with the speed reduced to 40kph.
The south bound lane will be closed with a detour in place. The detour will be via Mangles Street with two detour routes available to motorist.
1. Mangles St to Minninup Road or Blair Street; or
2. along Mangles St and right into Ramillies St.
Ocean Drive will be completely open to traffic after hours and on weekends.
The City will attempt to minimise any delays to traffic during construction your patience is appreciated during this period.
The City would like to thank all the adjacent residents for their patience and that any queries or issues relating to the final finish of the works be referred to Team Leader John Carbone Mob 0417 954 770.
Leschenault Inlet Marine Wall Renewal
The works on the reconstituted limestone seawall at the Leschenault Inlet, Frank Buswell Foreshore, are nearly finished. The 250m of the limestone wall is now complete along with returfing and irrigation works. The City would like to thank all the adjacent residents for their patience and that any queries or issues relating to the final finish of the works be referred to Senior Technical Officer Ian Browning Mob 0439 808 105.
Brockman Park Drainage Basin
Works to upgrade Brockman Park to create a living stream and a passive recreation area in east Bunbury park are underway. The City’s contractor LD Total has commenced the soft landscaping works with the help of the children from the neighbouring school (Cooinda Primary). The construction of the hard landscaping works (retaining walls and rock pitching) will be undertaken in the coming weeks weather permitting. Should you have any queries regarding this matter please contact Technical Officer Andre Van der Merwe Mob 0437 454 552
Big Swamp Park Path Upgrade (Stage 1)
Construction works to renew and upgrade the first section of Path around the Big Swamp park are scheduled to commence in September and are expected to be completed by the end of October. The existing path, will be removed and replaced with a 3m wide red asphalt path extending 1295metres along Tuart Street from #161 Tuart Street to the Prince Phillip Drive intersection. The remaining path around the Big Swamp Park and along Prince Phillip Drive will be renewed and upgraded over the two financial years. The City would like to thank all the adjacent residents in advance for their for their patience. Should you have any queries regarding this matter please contact Senior Technical Officer Ian Browning Mob 0439 808 105
Banksia Street Reseal and Path Renewal
The City of Bunbury will be undertaking sealing works along Banksia Street and replacing the existing path located within the along the western verge, (Beach Road to Stockley Road). The path works are expected to commence on Tuesday 13th August 2019 and extend over a 4 week period. The reseal works which includes the replacement of the kerb is scheduled for September/October 2019. Traffic Management will be in place for the duration of the works. Your patience during this time is appreciated. Should you have any queries regarding the path please contact Team Leader Colin Coutts Mob 0417 182 367, any queries regarding the Street Reseal please contact Team Leader John Carbone Mob 0417 954 770.