Road Closures

Updated: Monday 27 February 2017

Timeframes indicated on this page are indicative only. Get the latest developments by following Wagga Council on Twitter or Facebook. This page lists closures to council roads. To see closures on State roads, visit livetraffic.com.

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Section of Road When Working hours Traffic conditions Key words for SMS updates
East Bomen Road3 January 2017 until June 2017N/AThe Bomen Enabling Roads project requires the road closure to construct the new roadways and roundabout. 'Bomen Roads'
Mitchell Road, between Cummins and Gregadoo rds Late-February 2017 for four weeks 6.30am to 5pm, Mon-FriLane closures to through traffic on Mitchell Road N/A
Best StreetFriday 24, Monday 27 February and Friday 3 March7am - 5pm

Reseal prep works.
Fri 24/2- CLOSED between Forsyth and Tompson streets (one block).
Mon 27/2 -  CLOSED between Tompson St and The Esplanade (one block)
Fri 3/3 - CLOSED between Edward and Forsyth streets (two blocks). One lane available to north bound traffic through to Morgan St
Note: To prepare the site some on-street parking will not be available in Best Street the night before the scheduled works. 

N/A
Morrow Street Tuesday 28 February  12noon - 6pm Reseal prep works. Between Baylis and O'Reilly streets. No access to or from Baylis St. Entry into Morrow St from Tarcutta St only. No access to short-term parking for Council Civic Centre.N/A
Tompson Street Tuesday 28 February 7.30am - 12 noon Reseal prep works. Between Baylis and O'Reilly streets, reduced to two lanes and no access to Sturt Mall car park. Access to car park from Berry Street.  N/A
Tarcutta StreetThursday 2 March and Saturday 4 March7am - 6pm Reseal prep works.
Thurs AM - Traffic reduced to one lane near Tompson St intersection. No through access from Tompson St. 
Thurs PM - CLOSED. Detour via Forsyth, Blake and Morgan streets.
Sat - CLOSED between Johnston and Morrow streets. Detour via Johnston, Church and Cross streets. 
N/A
Cheshire StreetSunday 19 March7am-4pmRoad CLOSED to allow for RMS to load 32 meters bridge timbers onto trucks for delivery to Barham. Detour open to localised traffic only, expect significant delays and recommended to avoid location if possible.N/A

Roadworks

Best Street

What: Reseal preparation works

When: Friday 24 and Monday 27 February and March 3  from 7am to 5pm  

Traffic conditions: Fri 24 Feb - CLOSED between Forsyth and Tompson streets (one block)
Mon -  CLOSED between Tompson St and The Esplanade (one block)
Fri 3 March - CLOSED between Edward and Forsyth streets (two blocks). One lane available to north bound traffic through to Morgan Street
Note: To prepare the site some on-street parking will not be available in Best Street the night before the scheduled works.

Morrow Street

What: Reseal preparation works

When: Tuesday 28 February. 7am - 1pm

Traffic conditions: No access to or from Baylis St. Entry into Morrow St from Tarcutta St only. No access to short-term parking for Council Civic Centre.

Tompson Street

What: Reseal preparation works

When: Tuesday 28 February. 7am - 5pm.

Traffic conditions: Reduced to two lanes and no access to Sturt Mall car park. Some on-street parking on northern side of Tompson street unavailable.

Tarcutta Street

What: Reseal preparation works

When: Thursday 2 March and Saturday 4 March - 7am - 6pm.

Traffic conditions: Thurs AM - Traffic reduced to one lane near Tompson St intersection. No through access from Tompson St.  
Thurs PM - CLOSED. Detour via Forsyth, Blake and Morgan streets.
Sat - CLOSED between Johnston and Morrow streets. Detour via Johnston, Church and Cross streets.

Mitchell Road

What: Road rehabilitation works on Mitchell Road, between Cummins and Gregadoo roads.

When: Mid-February, 2017 for about four weeks. 6.30am and 5pm Mon-Fri.

Traffic conditions: Lane closures along Mitchell Road to through traffic

East Bomen Road 

What: The Bomen Enabling Roads project requires the road closure to construct the new roadways and roundabout

When: From 3 January 2017 until June 2017

Traffic conditions: Road closed

For more information on the Bomen Enabling Roads project, visit www.wagga.nsw.gov.au/bomenroads

2016/17 Reseal Program

The City of Wagga Wagga undertakes its reseal program throughout summer and early spring each year with 17 local roads to be resealed.

The works begin on Tuesday 10 January and traffic conditions throughout the city will be subject to change, including road closures and partial road closures.

All traffic changes will be signposted and all works start at 7am.

For full details, click here.

Non-Council projects

The below road projects are within the local government area but are on state or federal roads, or are been undertaken as a part of development projects.

Edward Street

Where: Edward Street, near the Hospital

When: Starting 7am Sunday 15 February for around 6-8 weeks (weather permitting). Work will be carried out at night between 6pm-6am, with some additional minor works during the day.

What: Creation of dedicated turning lane and relocation of a bus bay. Work are a part of the redevelopment of the Wagga Wagga Rural Referral Hospital.

Traffic conditions: Changed traffic conditions including lane closures will be in place for the safety of
workers and motorists. Motorists should plan ahead, allow extra time for their journeys and follow the
direction of traffic control and all signs.

Hammond Avenue (Sturt Highway)

Where: Hammond Avenue near Stuart Road

When: Preparation work on Tuesday 17 January, major work from Friday 3 February for four weeks, weather permitting.

What: Asphalt works by Roads and Maritime Services

Traffic conditions: The Sturt Highway will be reduced to two lanes. Work hours are between 6am and 6pm during the major work phase. One night shift will take place between 6pm and 6am at  the end of the project to finalise the works. Other traffic changes include:

  • Minor changes to parking and property access
  • No right turns will be allowed into Stuart Road, Gillard Road and all properties along the length of the project. Stuart Road and Gillard Road will be left in and left out access only.
  • A number of driveways may be impacted for several days at a time. Alternative access will be arranged at adjacent driveways or at the rear of the property where possible.
  • Stuart Road will be closed for up to one week in early February and Gillard Road will be closed for one weekend in mid to late February.
  • Access to Stuart Road will be from Copland Street, via Lockyer Street, Houtman Street and Hovell Street.

Upcoming works

Nordlingen Drive rehabilitation works

Road Closed: Nordlingen Drive between Boswell Street and Malaya Drive.

When: Early 2017, for approximately one month

Traffic conditions: Road will be closed to through traffic with detours in place. Driveway access will be maintained for residents under traffic control during work hours.

What are road works?

The City of Wagga Wagga undertakes a wide range of road works depending on the type of works required.

Learn more in one of the fact sheets below:

Fact Sheet: Asphalt renewal

Fact Sheet: Road rehabilitation

Fact Sheet: Resealing

Events

Nil events

Road projects completed in 2016