Water main replacement in Yorkeys Knob

  • Type of work: Water Supply Works
  • Suburb: Yorkeys Knob
  • Work period (anticipated): 14/07/2020 to 16/09/2020
  • Description: Water main replacement works along Kempton Street, Yorkeys Knob.
  • Likely impacts: Noise; Dust; Traffic Control
  • Location: Kempton Street
  • Status: Open

As part of Council’s ongoing water service improvement program, a water main is being replaced along Kempton Street between Wattle Street and Sims Esplanade, Yorkeys Knob.

Works will commence from 14 July 2020 and are expected to be completed by mid-September, subject to favourable weather conditions. The verge on the southern alignment of the street will be occupied during the works.

Construction noise and some dust associated with the work may be experienced during working hours but will be kept to a minimum where possible. Traffic management will be in place where construction activities affect vehicle and/or pedestrian movements. There may be some disruption to water services during this time however directly affected residents will be advised in advance.

Working hours will typically be between 7am and 4pm Monday to Friday, and 7am to 1pm on Saturday. Should any after-hours work be required, it will be undertaken on an “as needed” basis.

Council appreciates your patience and cooperation during this time.

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: 09 July 2020