Roadworks - Aplin St

  • Type of work: Minor Road Works
  • Suburb: Cairns city
  • Work period (anticipated): 26/10/2020 to 26/02/2021
  • Description: Water main renewal, road rehabilitation and right-turn lane
  • Likely impacts: Noise; Dust; Odours; Property Access; Traffic Control; Road Closure
  • Location: Aplin St (Sheridan St to McLeod St)
  • Status: Open
Project update

Works are now programmed to start on TUESDAY 27 OCTOBER 2020.

Water main replacement works will start first on northern side of Aplin Street (from McLeod St to Sheridan St) and it will take approx. 2 weeks to complete this section.

Works will then progress to other locations as shown on the plan below.

The following improvement works are programmed for Aplin Street (from Sheridan Street to McLeod Street) from late October/early November 2020:

Type of works:

  • Water main replacement - installation of a new water main in Aplin St and Sheridan St. (48 hours' notice will be given for any planned water interruption).
  • Right-turn lane and traffic signal modification - installation of a dedicated right-turn lane in Aplin St on the western side of the Sheridan St/Aplin St intersection. Modifications to traffic signals for a control right-turn phase for all approaches to the intersection and the installation of mast arms . (Traffic lights will be turned off for approximately 4 days - the intersection will be under Police control during this time).
  • Road pavement rehabilitation and asphalt overlay - Pavement rehabilitation of both eastbound and westbound traffic lanes, from Sheridan St to McLeod St. Asphalt overlay from kerb to kerb and new line marking.

Duration of works:  approximately 16 weeks to complete (weather permitting) - Mondays to Saturdays, 7.00am to 6.00pm

Night works will be required to complete some components of these works.  Temporary lane closures and car parking bay restrictions will also be required.

Please observe and obey traffic controllers and signs advising of changes to normal traffic conditions.

Council appreciates your patience and cooperation during this time.

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Last updated: 22 October 2020