Roadworks - Lake Street

  • Type of work: Minor Road Works
  • Suburb: Cairns North
  • Work period (anticipated): 08/05/2018 to 08/06/2018
  • Description: Road widening and drainage improvements between Rutherford Street and Lily Street
  • Likely impacts: Noise; Dust; Traffic Control
  • Location: Lake Street (Rutherford Street to Lily Street)
  • Status: Closed

Improvement works are programmed to start on Lake Street from Monday 7 May 2018.

This work involves undertaking road widening and sealing works on the eastern side of Lake St, between Rutherford Street and Lily Street.  A concrete invert drain will also be installed to improve drainage in this area.

Car parking bays on the eastern side will then be formalised to include a mixture of parallel bays and angled bays. Modifications will also be made to the landscaped island on the eastern side of the Lily Street/Lake Street roundabout. There is one tree that will require removal to allow these works to proceed.

Minor traffic delays may be experienced during this time and we thank you for your patience.

Weather permitting, all works are expected to take approximately 4 weeks to complete.

For further information, please call (07) 4044 3326 or email

Last updated: 15 August 2019