Cheviot St bus stop improvements

  • Type of work: Bus Stop Works
  • Suburb: Smithfield
  • Work period (anticipated): 06/04/2020 to 29/05/2020
  • Description: Bus stop works near Smithfield Library
  • Likely impacts: Noise; Dust; Traffic Control
  • Location: Cheviot Street
  • Status: Closed

Bus stop improvements are programmed for the northbound and southbound bus stops on Cheviot St, near Leisure Park Rd.

These improvements are part of a broader Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) Compliance Program of Works across the Cairns region to improve accessibility for patrons using the bus service.

Works include construction of a new bus stop boarding point and installation of a new shelters and seating. Works also include construction of a low retaining wall on the highway side, footpath connections to existing paths, and drainage improvements including construction of stormwater drainage pits on the Smithfield Library side.

Some trimming of vegetation will be required and will be limited as much as possible.

Works are programmed to start on MONDAY 6 APRIL 2020, weather permitting, between the hours of 7am and 6pm. During works there may be disruptions such as noise and dust; however, these will be kept to a minimum. It is anticipated that works will take approximately 4 weeks to complete, weather permitting.

Council apologises for any inconvenience caused and appreciates your patience during these necessary improvement works.

These works are jointly funded by Cairns Regional Council and the Department of Transport and Main Roads
Passenger Transport Accessible Infrastructure Program and Bus Stop Shelter Program.
Last updated: 29 May 2020