Public Domain Upgrades in Cremorne on Military Road
At the May 2019 Council meeting Council voted unanimously to award the public domain upgrade works on Military Rd in Neutral Bay and Cremorne to the highest ranked tenderer. The contractor for these works CA&I Pty Ltd.
Public domain upgrades will occur in Cremorne on Military Road between Cremorne Garden plaza and MacPherson St (north side of Military Rd) and Spencer St and Spofforth St (on the south side). The upgrade works are funded by Transport for NSW (TfNSW) and includes:
- Paving upgrade
- More garden beds
- More seats and bins
- More trees
- New watering points
- More bicycle parking
Where are the works commencing?
Works on the south side footpath of Military Road between Spofforth Street to Cabramatta Road commenced in October but were put on hold until gaining further acceptance of our traffic proposals from the approving authorities. Acceptance has been provided and this notification is advising that Council’s Contractor, CA&I, are to re-commence works in this zone.
The upgrade for Cremorne is shown in red shading in the image below. This upgrade will be undertaken in several stages with the next stage being the south side footpath of Military Road Cremorne, between Spofforth Street to Cabramatta Road (Zone 13B).
When will the works take place?
Works are to commence on Thursday 5 December 2019 and will cease on Thursday 19 December 2019 for the Christmas Period.
Works will then re-commence on Monday 6 January 2020 for a duration of 3 weeks.
These works will be conducted during daytime, works will take place from 10am to 7pm.
The Transport Management Centre has granted special approval for this location to undertake daytime works.
Tree install is ongoing with all expected trees in Cremorne to be planted by end of November.
What disruption is expected?
Council will be working closely with CA&I to minimise disruption to residents and businesses.
We will endeavour to provide access to shops and businesses at all times, however, there will be some unavoidable disruptions to access, parking and pedestrian traffic.
In addition, some bus stop locations may be temporarily moved locally to allow the safe use of the bus away from construction activities, signage will be in place to indicate where to wait for the bus.
We will also endeavour to minimise the noise from our works, but some construction activities will generate unavoidable noise.
Amenities are stored as per below image (and see related documents).
Why are the works taking place?
The works are part of Council’s ongoing efforts to make the shopping and commercial strip more appealing as a shopping destination for residents and visitors.
The works will include new materials and furniture from our Public Domain Style Manual and Design Codes.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact CA&I’s dedicated community liaison officer Menios Mitakidis on 0404 090 147 or email@example.com
Alternatively contact Council’s Project Manager Chris Stevens on 9936 8274 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Further notifications will be issued as works commence in other stages in Cremorne.
All reasonable efforts will be made to complete the works on schedule, subject to weather and ground conditions. We will notify if there are significant changes to the program.
Council and CA&I appreciate your cooperation and understanding, and apologies in advance for any inconvenience that these necessary works may cause.
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Posted on 6 December 2019