Since the Kings Highway was first constructed, the Clyde Mountain area has been subject to landslips affecting transport to and from the South Coast, with landslips strongly correlated to high rainfall events. Following a landslip which closed the Kings Highway for 6 days in 2012, RMS engaged a geologist to produce an options report to reduce slope risk at Clyde Mountain on the Kings Highway.
The large rock slide of approximately 930 m3 . . .
As part of its commitment to improving facilities and services for residents, Randwick City Council has recently completed the construction of the Outdoor Classroom and Reed-bed Toilet at the Randwick Community Centre. Randwick City Council continues to invest in sustainable building methods and water saving initiatives as a means of conserving resources and ensuring Council is provided valued projects to the community and the local . . .
Council has constructed a job specific trailer to pick up hazardous problem wastes, paint, gas bottles, oils, e-waste and fluorescent tubing. Due to the size of Councilâ€™s area and the distances to the Waste Management Facility, Council has built the trailer with separate compartments for the various wastes so that it can service the area better.
The trailer services the various townships in the shire and allows the residents, at no . . .
The Macleay Valley contains a catchment area of 11.500 sq kilometres with a mountainous hinterland and subsequently fast moving flood water. Like all other coastal councils Kempsey is concerned about the short time frame provided to be prepared for a flood event.
Council has installed a Flood Camera at Sherwood Bridge which is integrated with a new river level monitoring station. The camera is able to pan, tilt and zoom so that an . . .
The Project included: realignment of Cook Drive at its intersection with the Pacific Highway (HW10), so that it intersects opposite the existing North Boambee Road intersection; provision of traffic signal controls at a new four-way intersection; construction of additional lane capacity to improve levels of service and safety at the intersection.
There were three major stakeholders in the project: RMS, Bunnings and Council. The . . .
Nambucca Shire was faced with the decision to Waterproof the Shire against major droughts or curtail the expansion of the area. This large project was carried out at a great expense for the Shire over and above normal commitments of a rural council.
The project consisted of the construction of a 5000ML earth filled off river storage dam to store water from an expanded bore field together with the upgrading of head-works, pipelines and . . .