Southern Feeder Road Stage 2 Construction
Since the last report to Council the contractors have completed concrete traffic barriers on the bridge, raised approaches, undertaken work on the Elsham Avenue cul-de-sac and been working on the Huntley Road SFR intersection.
It is anticipated that the road will be open to traffic in late May with minor clean up works occurring after that date.
Shiralee Creek Sewer
The Shiralee sewer is progressing well with approximately 750m of the 2950m installed. The current completion date for this work is late August 2020.
Astill Drive Pound
The pound is nearing completion with only minor items left to be resolved. It is anticipated the project can be handed over to Council within the next week.
Spring Creek to Icely Road Water Treatment Plant Water Security Pipeline
As detailed in the last report to Council, Leed Engineering has been engaged to undertake the works. At present they anticipate the commencement of pipe laying around the end of May, however pipes should be onsite prior to this date.
A hydraulic design was completed by the contractor verifying the preliminary design and it is anticipated that the pumps can be ordered by 24 April. Due to COVID-19 the delivery time has increased marginally and the new date for completion is expected to be mid-October.
With the exception of one property, all land matters have been finalised to the point where access is available to the contractor. The final land matter should be resolved prior to the contractor commencing works.
JLE Electrical has completed the installation of electrical conduits in Anson Street between Byng Street and Prince Street. It is anticipated that work on the conduits in Summer Street will commence on Monday 27 April.
The contractor has indicated that the COVID-19 has caused delivery problems with poles and fittings and on this basis it is anticipated that the installation of poles will be delayed until mid-May.