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Work in Progress

Some projects may take a bit longer than anticipated to complete due to extended periods of rain, or contractors being unavailable. Current capital improvement projects are listed here. Other minor capital projects may also be underway.

You can also follow the progress of council's major projects.

The following information was last updated at 04:50PM on Thursday 14 May 2015.

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Beerwah
Location: Mawsons Raod
Project details: Work will soon start to widen and seal a 500m gravel section at the end of Mawsons Road, Beerwah. This work will improve safety for users of Mawsons Road, and will reduce dust and maintenance costs.

Works are scheduled to start in late March 2015 and are expected to be complete in May 2015 (weather dependent).
Start date:23 March 2015
Duration:10 weeks
Related document: Project news [DOC 2361KB]

Beerwah
Location: Turner St
Project details: Council is about to start the first stage of park improvements in Beerwah’s Civic Heart - Turner Park. This work follows on from the recently completed streetscape and new Tower Green Park in Simpson Street, Beerwah. The work is part of the implementation of the Beerwah Public Domain Masterplan.

Stage 1 will comprise the construction of an entry plaza including a park entry arbour and sign, custom ‘Beerwah’ seating walls and picnic settings under shade trees with garden beds. Site work is scheduled to commence in mid May 2015 and will continue for approximately 12 weeks (weather dependent).
Start date:18 May 2015
Duration:12 weeks
Related document: Project news [DOCX 1459KB]

Bli Bli
Location: Sports Road
Project details: Work will soon start to widen and seal Sports Road, Bli Bli, from Lefoes Road through to the carpark at the Maroochy Wetlands Sanctuary Information Centre. The sealed road will include two 3m sealed traffic lanes with 0.5m sealed road shoulders. This will make travel along the road safer.

Work is scheduled to start in mid-March 2015 and is expected to be complete in June 2015 (weather dependent).
Start date:16 March 2015
Duration:15 weeks
Related document: Project news [DOC 2499KB]

Buderim
Location: Ballinger Road
Project details: Work will soon start on the construction of a dedicated right turn lane at the entrance to the Buderim Wanderers Soccer Club to allow vehicles to safely pass turning traffic. The project will include other improvements such as additional 1.4m wide cycle lanes on both sides of Ballinger Road to improve safety for cyclists at the intersection.

Works are scheduled to start in late March 2015 and are expected to be completed by June 2015 (weather dependent).
Start date:23 March 2015
Duration:14 weeks
Related document: Project news [DOC 2135KB]

Burnside
Location: Windsor and Perwillowen Roads
Project details: Work will commence in early March to improve Windsor Road (between the new TAFE roundabout and Blaxland Road) by widening and reconstructing the existing pavement. Construction to widen the cycleway on the southern side of Windsor Road (between Blaxland and Perwillowen Road) will follow.

Whilst these works are underway, Perwillowen Road will be reconstructed (between Coes Creek Road and the Arundel Avenue roundabout). This will include drainage improvements and kerb and channel installation in some locations. The works are scheduled to commence in early March and are expected to be complete in early August 2015 (weather dependent).
Start date:2 March 2015
Duration:30 weeks
Related document: Project News [DOC 2639KB]

Caloundra
Location: Queens Street
Project details: The narrow section of concrete pathway along the northern side of Queen Street (between the intersection of Maltman Street North through to property number 17b) will be replaced and widened to 2m. This project will provide a formal pathway for residents in the area, better driveway access to properties and safe access for children walking to and from Caloundra Primary School.

The upgrade is scheduled to start the week commencing 7 April 2015. Completion is anticipated by the end of May (weather dependent).
Start date:7 April 2015
Duration:8 weeks
Related document: Project news [DOC 2299KB]

Coolum Beach
Location: David Low Way
Project details: As part of Council’s endorsed Coolum Sports Complex Masterplan, works will soon begin on a new multi-use field. The $2.4 million expansion project is a joint venture between Council and the Queensland Government’s Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing ‘Get Playing Plus’ program.

Site works are scheduled to begin in early May 2015 and will continue to December 2015 (weather dependent).
Start date:4 May 2015
Duration:30 weeks
Related document: Project news [PDF 1471KB]

Curramore
Location: Curramore Road
Project details: Council is committed to increasing road safety across the region. The upgrade includes general earthworks, drainage improvements and revegetation of flora.

The project is programmed to start the week commencing 18 May 2015. Completion is expected within 6 weeks.
Start date:18 May 2015
Duration:6 weeks
Related document: Project news [DOC 3102KB]

Eumundi
Location: Memorial Drive
Project details: The stormwater drainage network on Memorial Drive, Eumundi will be upgraded as the existing network has become congested with tree roots and is beyond repair. The upgrade will bypass the existing network and improve drainage efficiency by providing a secondary passage for stormwater to flow.

This project is programmed to start the week commencing 18 May 2015 and completion is expected within 2 weeks (weather dependent). Work will be suspended and the site made suitable for the Eumundi Markets on Saturdays and Wednesdays.
Start date:18 May 2015
Duration:2 weeks
Related document: Project news [DOC 1083KB]

Eumundi
Location: Dick Caplick Park
Project details: Following on from the last community update in 2014, council would like to announce the latest progress towards the upgrade of the Dick Caplick Park playground in Eumundi. The first stage will start in mid 2015. Future stages will be delivered as funding becomes available.

In the coming weeks you will notice construction work being conducted in and around the playground. The soft fall zone is being refilled to comply with safety standards, some of the playground pieces are being refurbished and other elements will be replaced. This work is part of council’s commitment to ensure the safety and enjoyment of playgrounds throughout the region.
Start date:15 June 2015
Duration:12 weeks
Related document: Project news [DOCX 259KB]

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Last Updated 29-Jul-13