New water main in Yorkeys Knob

  • Type of work: Water Supply Works
  • Suburb: Yorkeys Knob
  • Work period (anticipated): 09/09/2019 to 01/04/2020
  • Description: New water main linking the network between McGregor Road and Yorkey's Knob.
  • Likely impacts: Noise; Dust
  • Location: Yorkeys Knob
  • Status: Open

As part of Council’s ongoing water supply improvement program, a new water main linking the water supply network between McGregor Road and Yorkeys Knob is proposed to be installed along Dunne Road, Smithfield. These works form part of the strategy to provide additional water security to the Cairns northern beaches.

Works will commence from September 2019 and are proposed to take approximately 26 weeks to complete, 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. Traffic management will be in place where construction activities affect vehicle and/or pedestrian movements. There should be no disruption to water services during this time.

Working hours will typically be between 7am and 6pm Monday to Friday, and 7am to 4pm on Saturday. Should any after-hours work be required, it will be undertaken  on an “as needed” basis.

Night works will begin Thursday, 12 December and are expected to be completed by Friday, 20 December 2019.

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: 05 December 2019