Water main replacement

  • Type of work: Water Supply Works
  • Suburb: Cairns city
  • Work period (anticipated): 03/09/2018 to 21/12/2018
  • Description: Water main upgrade for Esplanade
  • Likely impacts: Noise; Dust; Traffic Control
  • Location: Esplanade
  • Status: Closed

Replacement of water mains by trenching along the Esplanade, between Spence Street and Aplin Street.

Construction noise and some dust associated with the work may be experienced during working hours but will be kept to a minimum where possible. There may also be minor traffic delays and detours while the works are being completed. Traffic management will be in place where construction activities affect vehicle and/or pedestrian movements.

There will be some interruptions to water services when the service connections to the new water mains are made to properties. Representatives from Council will be in direct contact on a regular basis with residents and businesses affected.

Working hours will be between 6am and 6pm, Monday to Friday. Any after hours work being undertaken will be only on an "as required" basis.

Last updated: 15 August 2019