Project Update 9 September 2022 – Glen Davis Road

Unfortunately, due to material delays, and higher than average rainfall over July and August, the completion of the new Crown Creek Bridge has been delayed until 1st October 2022.

This will in turn, delay the commencement of construction of the bridge over Airly Creek.

Glen Davis Road will now be closed to heavy vehicles, over 4.5t, at the following bridge sites during these times (essential services excepted):

  • Crown Creek Bridge 25/7/22 – 1/10/22 (was 25/7/22 – 19/9/22)
  • Airly Creek Bridge 10/10/22 – 1/12/22 (was 27/9/22 – 18/11/22)
  • Coco Creek Bridge 3/1/23 – 14/4/23

 

 

Lithgow City Council has received funding from the NSW Government’s Fixing Country Bridges program to replace the three timber bridges along Glen Davis Road, at the Airly, Coco and Crown Creek crossings.

These three timber bridges have reached the end of their useful life and will be replaced with two-lane reinforced concrete structures. The replacement of these bridges will result in the following benefits:

  • Improved safety with a widened design. Vehicles will be able to safely pass without needing to give-way
  • Reduced maintenance costs, with new structures designed for 100-year life
  • Increased fire resistance, providing ongoing access in the event of bushfire.

Works will be carried out at each location on the following dates:

  • Crown Creek Bridge 25/7/22 – 1/10/22 (was 25/7/22 – 19/9/22)
  • Airly Creek Bridge 10/10/22 – 1/12/22 (was 27/9/22 – 18/11/22)
  • Coco Creek Bridge 3/1/23 – 14/4/23

Glen Davis Road will now be closed to heavy vehicles, over 4.5t, at the above bridge sites during these times (essential services excepted):

 All vehicles above this weight, length and height limit will need to access Glen Davis via Kandos and use Glen Alice Road.

To detour around the works (95km distance), drivers will need to travel north on the Castlereagh Highway, past the town of Ilford and:

  • Turn right onto Bylong Valley Way
  • Drive through Kandos via Angus Ave
  • Turn left onto Dabee Road. Travel for 4km.
  • Turn right onto Glen Alice Road. Travel for 45km to meet Glen Davis Road.

 

Council appreciates the community’s patience during these works. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Council on (02) 6354 9999.

Glen Davis Bridge Works