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Development & Infrastructure

Current Projects

Annual Operating and Capital Projects

Capital Projects are major projects that are set each financial year to renew, upgrade or install new infrastructure throughout the Council area.

Capital Projects for the year area are outlined in council's Annual Business Plan and Budget document.

To view a full description of Capital and Operating projects please click on the Annual Business Plan and Budget 2016/17 below to see what Council is spending this financial year.

Annual Business Plan and Budget 2016/17 (1476kb)

Current Engineering Projects

Fairford Terrace Pedestrian Crossing Replacement

1 July 2016
The ‘Koala’ crossing in Fairford Terrace next to Teal Grove provides a safe crossing place for students of the Westport Primary School and their parents to cross Fairford Terrace.

Path Renewal Works performed by Council Appointed Contractors

23 June 2016
The Council has asset management plans for its assets so that it can plan for their replacement. This allows budget provision each year so that the assets can be replaced at the end of their serviceable life and before they fail. The asset management plan for paths has identified the paths in the list below for replacement.

Tracey Avenue Stormwater Catchment –Water Quality

23 June 2016
The City of Charles Sturt is improving water quality in our waterways and beautifying our streets. The Tracey Avenue stormwater catchment is an 85 hectare catchment which drains into the River Torrens and ultimately into Gulf St Vincent.

Henley Beach Road Main Street, Henley Beach

23 June 2016
The Henley Beach Main Street Project developed as a result of the local community and adjoining businesses wanting to improve the safety, amenity and outdoor dining capabilities on Henley beach Road between William Ave and The Esplanade, Henley Beach South.

Road Safety Improvements - Charles Sturt Avenue Grange

23 June 2016
This project has developed due to local resident desire to improve road safety, amenity and parking along Charles Sturt Avenue. Charles Sturt Avenue is being used by drivers to avoid congestion and delays on Military Road.

West Lakes Boulevard and Bartley Terrace Intersection Improvements

23 June 2016
The Council has been aware of difficulty drivers are having in working out what other drivers are doing when travelling along West Lakes Boulevard in the road section between Military Road and Bartley Terrace. There have been 10 crashes at or near the intersection of the 5-year period between 2007 and 2012. This makes it a Road Safety Black Spot and we are seeking funds from the State Blackspot program to assist with this work.

Replacing Old Paths in the City of Charles Sturt

23 June 2016
The Council has Asset Management Plans for its assets to identify when assets should be renewed. This allows budget provision each year so that the assets can be replaced at the end of their serviceable use and before they fail. The Paths Asset Management Plan has identified the paths in the list below for replacement.

Road Safety Improvements - Lonsdale Street Woodville North

23 June 2016
A petition was received by Council from residents of Lonsdale Street about vehicle access and conflict with parked vehicles on Leo Street and highlighting difficulty that elderly people are having crossing Lonsdale Street. These people live in the nearby retirement village and walk to the Arndale Shopping Centre.

Road Safety Improvements – Gibson Street Bowden

23 June 2016
Gibson Street, between Seventh Street and Hawker Street in Bowden is designated as a local street within the City of Charles Sturt road hierarchy.

Road Safety Improvements – Cudmore Terrace Henley Beach

23 June 2016
The 2013 Henley Transport and Parking Plan recommended that traffic calming devices be considered for Cudmore Terrace in response to relatively high vehicle speeds. An assessment of the Cudmore Terrace road environment, including function and relationship to land uses fronting it, led to the development of a traffic plan with road safety treatments, which was presented to the community in April 2015 and was endorsed by Council in September 2015.

Repairs to Footbridges over the lake at West Lakes

23 June 2016
The council owns many bridges which are used for road traffic, cycling or walking. They cross creeks and rivers, or run along the banks of these waterways. These bridges require periodic maintenance (this occurs every 5, 10, 20, 30 years) and frequent minor maintenance. The work in this project is major maintenance.

Marlborough Street, Henley Beach Stormwater Improvements

23 June 2016
The Council has Asset Management Plans for many of its assets which are used to identify when they should be replaced (i.e. as they get old, or can no longer provide the agreed service level).

Grange Lakes Corridor Shared Use Path

23 June 2016
The Grange Lakes Corridor Shared Use Path project is constructing a shared path for pedestrians and cyclists. It will run between the lake in West Lakes and the River Torrens outfall channel. It is being constructed in open space areas next to the Grange Lakes drainage channel, then along the creek and through reserves to just that runs through reserves to the Henley & Grange Memorial Oval before winding its way through local streets to the River Torrens.

Road Reconstruction – Jamaica Avenue, Fulham Gardens

24 May 2016
The project will include replacing all of the kerb and gutter with new concrete, construction of stormwater pipes before removing the old pavement. The pavement construction will consist of two layers of 165mm rubble base. We will then seal the surface with 40mm thick asphalt. Other work involves minor path renewal, verge reinstatement

Road Reconstruction – David Avenue Findon (Angley Avenue to Dunn Avenue)

24 May 2016 (amended: 12 July 2016)
The project will include replacing all of the kerb and gutter with new concrete, construction of stormwater pipes before removing the old seal. We will then seal the surface with 40mm thick asphalt. Other work involves minor path renewal, verge reinstatement and planting of tree in each Roundabout.

Crossing Improvements around Primary Schools in Welland

12 July 2016
The Welland Transport and Parking Plan (Welland TPP) was endorsed by Council in August 2013. It includes many recommendations to be further developed in consultation with the local community to improve road and pedestrian safety and street amenity and legibility. Five of the recommendations are to improve pedestrian facilities and develop active travel initiatives around Allenby Gardens Primary School (Recommendations 32,41,42,45 and 84).

South Parade Seaton - New Emu Crossing near Hendon Primary School

12 July 2016
Council officers regularly meet with local primary school representatives to improve pedestrian and traffic safety for the school community (students and parents) and to encourage more students to engage in the active travel modes of walking, cycling and scooting.

New Lighting in Walkway between Hartley Road and Avalon Avenue Flinders Park

12 July 2016
New LED lighting will be installed in the walkway between Hartley Road and Avalon Avenue which currently has no lights creating a personal safety concern and makes fences prone to vandalism. The new lights will create a safer environment for people using the walkway, including those walking to the nearby Metroticket bus stops and to the Torrens River Linear Park.

Car Park Resurfacing and Reconstruction Works

12 July 2016
Council has an asset plan for each asset type (e.g. roads, paths, lighting, buildings) and the Asset Management Plan for Roads has identified that certain car parks that are in poor condition, or not constructed in a way that meets their current use.

40km/h Speed Limit in Suburbs around the South Road Expressway (Torrens to Torrens) Project

12 July 2016
South Road is being upgraded with a lowered non-stop expressway with two new Arterial Roads at ground level. The road is being constructed for the forecast traffic growth and during construction may cause some drivers to choose local streets as an alternative to avoid some of the major intersections (such as at Torrens Road, Port Road and Grange Road.)

New Paths in Fort Street Henley Beach and Toogood Avenue Beverley

12 July 2016
The Council receives requests for new paths each year and these are recorded for consideration by the Council when annual budgets are set. Council sets aside about $200,000 for the construction of new paths.

Industrial Areas Freight Management Plan

12 July 2016
The City of Charles Sturt recently released it Transport Plan 2016-2031 which provides a decision making framework for transport choices and management in the coming years. One of the actions is to develop a develop a long term strategy to manage and improve freight efficiency to help to grow our local economy by better connecting our Council with national and international markets.

New Public Lighting in West Street (Reserve) Brompton

12 July 2016
This project will install a new single energy efficient LED light beside the path on this unmade section of West Street used as a local reserve area. The path runs between First Street and the pedestrian crossing of the Outer Harbour Railway line and on to Port Road.

Ozone Reserve Public Lighting Renewal

12 July 2016
The Council has Asset Management Plans which identify assets that are in need of replacement before they fail. In the case of lights we look to replace them before they stop working. The Asset Management Plan for Public Lighting has identified the following reserve lights for replacement in 2016/17.

Neighbourhood Reserve Public Lighting Renewal

12 July 2016
The Council has Asset Management Plans which identify assets that are in need of replacement before they fail. In the case of lights we look to replace them before they stop working. The Asset Management Plan for Public Lighting has identified the following reserve lights for replacement in 2016/17.

Belmore Terrace Woodville Park Driveway Entry Renewal and Outer Harbour Greenway

12 July 2016
The City of Charles Sturt has been installing road safety devices since early 1970s. One of the early installations was along Belmore Terrace. The driveway entries are located at 3 intersections along Belmore Terrace, including the intersections of Hughes Street North, Park Street North and Dale Street. Over the years their condition has reduced and many have broken kerb, poor landscaping and uneven roadway.

Lower Speed Limits in Charles Sturt

28 June 2016
Council is committed to delivering on the State Governments commitment to reduce crashes by 30%, and we want our community to stop accepting crashes on our local roads as being inevitable and help us in making our local streets safer. To achieve this, Council is working towards lower speed limits on our local roads to make them safer places for our residents and visitors.

River Torrens Linear Park – Cycling and Walking Path Black Spot Improvement

20 June 2016
The Linear Park along the River Torrens is an important regional recreational and tourism facility. Council is responsible for much of the length between the Adelaide Parklands and the sea (Gulf St Vincent).

Replacement of the Western Approach Ramp to the Pedestrian and Cycling Bridge under Port Road

20 June 2016
The Council has Asset Management Plans for assets so that it can plan to replace them at the end of their serviceable life, but before they fail.

Bus Stop Renewal 2016/2017

20 June 2016
Most bus shelters are owned by the Department for Planning Transport& Infrastructure (DPTI), or Adshel (those with advertising panels). Through an agreement, the Council is responsible for the maintenance of the DPTI bus shelters, so if one of these in poor condition and we can fix it, we will. If we cannot fix it we will advise the DPTI that it needs to be replaced. If the DPTI does not provide Council with the necessary funding, we will remove it from the bus stop so the area is safe.

Replacing Lights on Sam Johnson Reserve

20 June 2016
The Council has Asset Management Plans for many of its assets. These plans identify when an asset should be replaced. In the case of Sam Johnson Reserve, the lights are not only being replaced, but the overall amount of lighting is also improved.

Seaton Community Road Safety Initiative

24 May 2016
The objective of this initiative is to reduce ‘hoon driving’ activity in the Seaton area by understanding resident concern and educating younger people about these concerns.

Poplar Street Royal Park - Stormwater Drain Replacement

24 May 2016
Council has an ongoing program of replacing assets, including stormwater assets as they reach the end of their useful life, or the capacity needs to be increased.
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