T01 - Rising Main Upgrade

  • Work period (anticipated): 01/05/2017 to 30/01/2018
  • Description: Sewer Main Upgrade Manunda to Woree T01
  • Status: Closed

As part of Cairns Regional Council's ongoing service improvement program across the region, scheduled works to upgrade sewer mains from Lennon St Park, Manunda to the Woree wastewater treatment plant have now commenced. This includes Dillon, Marshall, McCoombe, Scott, Ponzo, Spotto and Kate Streets and Southgate Close.

The Council’s Water and Waste Department has engaged local contractor FGF Developments Pty Ltd to carry out the works, this involves the installation of a new sewer from Lennon Street Park, Manunda to the Southern Wastewater Treatment Plant facility in Woree. A mixture of technologies will be used, including trench-less methods in order to reduce the impact on the localities. The upgrade will ensure the provision of safe and reliable sewerage services to residents and businesses in Westcourt, Kanimbla, Manoora, Manunda and Mooroobool.

The works are scheduled to commence late May 2017 and are expected to be completed by in early 2018, subject to favourable weather conditions.

Working hours for this contract shall generally be:

  • Monday to Friday and 7am to 4pm
  • Saturday 7am to 6pm
  • Sunday & Public Holidays Nil

The work should have no direct impact on sewerage services.  Construction noise associated with the works may be experienced during working hours.  Traffic management will be utilised where construction activities affect vehicle and / or pedestrian movements.

Please be assured, that any inconvenience will be kept to an absolute minimum where possible. Should you require any further information please contact Council customer service on 4044 3044

** UPDATE ** December 2017 -

Temporary Road Closure Dalton Street, Bungalow

As part of these upgrade works Cairns Regional Council wishes to advise that a road closure of Dalton Street will be required.  
The closure is proposed between 7am, Monday 18th December 2017 to 5pm, Thursday 21st December 2017, subject to favourable weather conditions.

Alternative access via McCoombe Street and Mulgrave Road will be available during this time.

Should you have any further enquiries or require additional information, please contact Cairns Regional Council on the above phone number.

Last updated: 15 August 2019