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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 10:03AM on Tuesday 21 October 2014.

Bli Bli
Location: David Low Way
Project details: Work will soon commence to reconstruct the pathway between Vivigani Street and Blanch Crescent. Work will be undertaken in two stages including the construction of a 150 metre boardwalk extending between properties numbers 5 to 19 Kokoda Avenue and a new 2.5 metre concrete pathway, between the service road at Blanch Crescent through to the new boardwalk.

The project is programmed to start the week commencing 18 August 2014 and completion is anticipated within thirteen weeks (weather dependent). These works are to be undertaken during normal business hours.
Start date:18 August 2014
Duration:13 weeks
Related document: Project news [DOC 4886KB]

Buderim
Location: Whitehave Drive
Project details: Work will soon commence to construct a 2.0 metre wide concrete pathway with kerb crossings along Whitehaven Drive and Deloraine Drive, Buderim. This will provide better all-weather access for local residents from Deloraine through to Immanual Gardens.

This project is programmed to start the week commencing 3 November 2014 and completion is anticipated within 2 weeks (weather dependent).
Start date:3 November 2014
Duration:2 weeks
Related document: Project News [DOC 1104KB]

Caloundra
Location: Arthur Street
Project details: The Caloundra Central Park Sport and Recreation Precinct Master Plan will assist the future development of sport and active recreation in Caloundra and the surrounding region. The Caloundra Tennis Centre (to be developed into the Sunshine Coast Regional Tennis Centre) and surrounds have been identified as Stage One of the Master Plan.

Work is due to commence in the next week. It is anticipated that this work will be complete by December 2014.
Start date:14 July 2014
Duration:20 weeks
Related document: Project News [DOC 1214KB]

Currimundi
Location: Coora Crescent, Mirnoo and Farlow Streets
Project details: Work will soon commence to construct a 1.8 metre wide concrete pathway along Coora Crescent, Mirnoo and Farlow Streets, Currimundi. This will provide local residents with all weather access to Nicklin Way.

Work is currently programmed to start the week commencing 27 October 2014, and completion anticipated within five weeks (weather dependent).
Start date:27 October 2014
Duration:5 weeks
Related document: Project News [DOC 1258KB]

Maroochydore
Location: Okinja and Surf Road
Project details: Council is committed to improving the stormwater drainage network across the region. Work will soon commence to concrete line a section of the open drain adjacent Okinja Road and upgrade the cross road culverts under both Surf Road and Okinja Road. This work is being undertaken in order to mitigate the impact of high rainfall events within the local catchment.

This will involve the construction of a concrete lined channel, excavation of both road crossings to install the new larger capacity culverts, and associated pathway and earthworks. Work is currently programmed to commence 30 September 2014, and completion anticipated within 4 to 5 months (weather dependent). Work will start at Surf Road progressing south towards Okinja Road.
Start date:29 September 2014
Duration:17 weeks
Related document: Project News [DOC 2454KB]

Montville
Location: Main Street
Project details: In consultation with the Montville Village Association, council has finalised the design of a streetscape maintenance and improvement project for Main Street, Montville.

The work involves the re-construction of three existing driveway areas due to paver failures, including required kerb and channel alterations, and the addition of ‘Montville style’ lightpoles to the southern end of the street. Please see the diagram overleaf.
Start date:13 October 2014
Duration:8 weeks
Related document: Project News [DOC 1617KB]

Mooloolaba
Location: Elanora Avenue and Carwoola Crescent
Project details: Council is pleased to advise that Councillor Thompson has fast tracked the delivery of this landscape work through his Councillor divisional funding and construction will progress in the coming weeks. Elements of the design that were developed in response to the communities ideas include development of park style landscaped seating area, shade and street tree planting.

Funding has also been allocated for the planting of street trees on Elanora Avenue and Carwoola Crescent as part of councils ‘Adopt a Tree Program’. Council Parks and Gardens Officers will liaise with residents of each property prior to street tree planting taking place. Work is currently out to tender and it is likely that construction will commence in October/November 2014 for 2 weeks.
Start date:13 October 2014
Duration:2 weeks
Related document: Project News [DOC 1212KB]

Mountain Creek
Location: Bundilla Boulevard and Cootamundra Drive
Project details: Bundilla Boulevard and Cootamundra Drive bridges require some refurbishment to ensure that they remain in good condition for decades to come. Work is being undertaken as part of standard bridge maintenance program.

The project is programmed to commence early September 2014. Some investigation work will be carried out mid August that may affect traffic for short periods of time. Completion is anticipated within sixteen weeks for both bridges (weather dependent).
Start date:1 September 2014
Duration:16 weeks
Related document: Project news [DOC 1888KB]

Ninderry
Location: Ninderry Road
Project details: Work will soon commence to upgrade the cross road drainage along Ninderry Road. This will involve the installation of a side track to allow traffic to pass around the work, clearing of vegetation, construction of concrete base slabs and box culverts, and associated roadwork.

Work is currently programmed to commence 22 September 2014, and completion is anticipated within four months (weather dependent).
Start date:22 September 2014
Duration:17 weeks
Related document: Project News [DOC 2289KB]

Sippy Downs
Location: Sippy Downs Drive
Project details: Work will commence on the next stage of construction at Sippy Downs Drive, Sippy Downs. This stage will connect the recently constructed roadworks and pathway in front of the University of the Sunshine Coast and will include the full frontage of Siena Catholic School and St Catherine of Siena Catholic Church.

The project is programmed to start 28 April 2014 with completion anticipated within eight months (weather dependent). Due to the large volume of traffic generated by the university and nearby schools, construction of the critical sections of road pavement will be programmed where possible in school holiday periods.
Start date:28 April 2014
Duration:36 weeks
Related document: Project News [DOC 2497KB]

Last Updated 29-Jul-13