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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 04:26PM on Thursday 24 July 2014.

Alexandra Headland
Location: Mayfield Street
Project details: In February 2014, council requested feedback from residents around Mayfield Street regarding traffic calming between Buderim Avenue and Alexandra Parade, Alexandra Headland.

The three main areas of traffic calming, as shown in the revised plan of work overleaf, have been adopted so that excess vehicle speeds are limited. The new design also ensures that existing property access is not affected and as much on-street parking as possible is maintained. The project is programed to commence in late July 2014. Completion is anticipated within four weeks (weather dependent)
Start date:23 June 2014
Duration:4 weeks
Related document: Project news [DOC 1631KB]

Burnside
Location: Windsor Road
Project details: Work will commence to construct a roundabout at the entrance to the Nambour TAFE on Windsor Road, Burnside. The work will also allow for the safer turning movements of buses including a new bus stop.

The project is programmed to start the week commencing 17 March 2014 and completion is anticipated within five months (weather dependent).
Start date:17 March 2014
Duration:20 weeks
Related document: Project News [DOC 1578KB]

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]

Dicky Beach
Location: Dicky Beach
Project details: The S.S. Dicky was an iron-hulled steamer which was driven ashore at Caloundra during a cyclone in 1893. Since this time the wreck has become an attraction to both tourists and locals. A long term management strategy has been identified to relocate the S.S. Dicky to an open space area within the vicinity of Dicky Beach.

The project is programmed to commence the week beginning 28 April 2014. Completion is anticipated within 20 weeks (weather dependent).
Start date:28 April 2014
Duration:20 weeks
Related document: Project News [DOCX 2404KB]

Dicky Beach
Location: Beerburrum Street
Project details: As part of the Road Reseal and Rehabilitation program council intends to progressively undertake subsoil drainage and major pavement rehabilitation work along Beerburrum Street, Dicky Beach. The first stage of this work is between Nicklin Way and Coonowrin Street.

The project is programmed to commence week beginning 10 July, and it is anticipated that work will be completed within 12 weeks.
Start date:10 July 2014
Duration:12 weeks
Related document: Project News [PDF 588KB]

Maroochydore
Location: Bradman Avenue
Project details: Council is pleased to announce that construction is about to commence on stage 4 of the Maroochy River foreshore upgrades. The upcoming work is designed to achieve the objectives outlined in the Maroochy River Foreshore Open Space Masterplan 2011. The project will consist of improvements to the existing beachfront recreation area.

The project is programed to commence in early August 2014. Completion is anticipated within twelve weeks (weather dependent).
Start date:21 July 2014
Duration:12 weeks
Related document: Project news [DOC 1511KB]

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]

Nambour
Location: Petrie Creek Road
Project details: A retaining structure approximately 40m long and up to 3.5m high is now proposed for construction at this location. The position of the retaining wall is such that to construct safely, the westbound lane of Petrie Creek Road will be closed to traffic for the duration of construction.

Completion is anticipated within 6-8 weeks (weather dependent).
Start date:21 July 2014
Duration:8 weeks
Related document: Project news [DOC 2515KB]

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