Weekly updates

21 June 2024

Works update for the week ahead

Foreshore 

  • Weather permitting, sealing of the footpaths will begin
  • Garden beds and lawn areas to be levelled
  • Beach access continues via the Surf Club ramp
  • Showers access on the foreshore remains via the lawn area

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Lord Street South

  • Set out and preparation of pedestrian and plant outstands
  • A no standing zone continues to allow two-way traffic and access to the Fisherman’s Carpark
  • Further mapping of the Norfolk Pine tree roots using a non-destructive hydro-excavation technique 

Cairns Street

  • Stonemasons to seal the newest retaining walls

Lord Street Main

  • Introduction of one-way traffic and installation of additional signage to assist motorists and visitors
  • Weather permitting, drainage works will begin
  • Service testing continues
  • You may have noticed the Banksia trees have been removed with remaining large limbs to be removed and retained for future use. We are looking at ways to use the timber to benefit the local community
  • Existing street plantings, where salvageable, will be saved and available for reuse – perhaps in your garden! Visit the Hub if you are interested 

Traffic Changes - Lord Street Main

A one-way route will be created with vehicles directed into Lord Street via Cairns Street to assist with works and to leave as much car parking open for residents and visitors as possible.

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What was your guess?

Metal Structure - Guess the purpose

You are looking at one component of the low-impact footage system for the decks under the Norfolk Pine trees. 

This is the largest plate and it can support 30 tonnes! 

All it needs are 2-metre-long rods that go around the edge and are hammered into the ground.