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Key Projects

Disaster Recovery Projects

In recent years following the Gospers Mountain Megafire and significant rain events, the Lithgow local government area experienced 8 separate disaster events.  

Browns gap road works

Browns Gap Road Works

Browns Gap Road has been closed to all traffic since July 2022, due to immediate concerns of geotechnical instability.

Wolgan Valley

Wolgan Valley Disaster Response

Details of restoration of vehicle access and future plans

Transport program

Transport Program

Lithgow City Council is responsible for 975km roads, 48 bridges, 130km of Footpaths & Cycleways and 279km kerb & gutter. 

Charles St Bridge

Fixing Country Bridges Program

Council has received funding to replace the Charles St bridge at Rydal and the Red Hill Road bridge at Upper Turon

Main St corner

Lithgow Main Street Restoration
Stage 2

Stage 2 involves the area of Main St located between Cook Street and Bridge Street.

Lithgow EV Charging Stations

The uptake of electric Vehicles is increasing and more drivers are seeking easy access to fast chargers.

Sewer Mains Relining at Extension Estate

Lithgow City Council contracted Interflow Pty Limited to conduct maintenance and repairs to approximately 700m of sewer main located in parts of the Extension Estate.

Main St Sewer Map

Smoke Testing of Sewer Infrastructure

Smoke testing will commence in Main St and Landa St in July.

Lake Pillans

Lake Pillans Works

Carparking, pathway and landscape works at Lake Pillans Wetlands

Walkway Link Guy Street

Farmers Creek Precinct

Pathway network for runners, walkers and cyclists a safe and uninterrupted path from Lake Pillans and Blast Furnace to the Lithgow Sporting Precinct and Chivers Close in the west

Blast furnace

Blast Furnace Projection Lighting

Installation of a projection lighting system at Lithgow Blast Furnace.