Sewage pump station upgrade in Westcourt

  • Type of work: Sewerage Works
  • Suburb: Westcourt
  • Work period (anticipated): 01/08/2019 to 30/04/2020
  • Description: Sewage pump station upgrade off Brown Street (West)
  • Likely impacts: Noise; Dust; Road Closure
  • Location: Western side of Brown St
  • Status: Closed

An upgrade to an existing sewage pump station (SPS R1) off Brown Street (west), Westcourt is to be undertaken to improve capacity to the catchment and reduce future service interruptions. Works will commence in August 2019 and are expected to be completed by end of April 2020, subject to favourable weather conditions.

Construction noise and some dust associated with the work may be experienced during working hours but will be kept to a minimum where possible.

A part road closure on Brown Street (west) (directly in front of SPS R1 between Lynch Street and Mulgrave Road) is scheduled from 26 September to end of November 2019. Traffic management and detours will be in place during this period.

There should be no disruption to sewer services.

Working hours will typically be between 7am and 6pm, Monday to Friday, and 7am to 4pm on Saturday. Any afterhours work being undertaken will be on an “as required” basis and nearby residents and businesses will be advised.

Should you require further information in regards to the above work please contact Cairns Regional Council's Customer Service Centre on 1300 69 22 47.

Last updated: 16 June 2020