Mapuru Access Road Cyclone Repairs

Contract value: $415,746.00
Start date: October 2016
Date for completion: January 2017
Contractor: NT Feral Pig Harvesting

 

In early 2015 Tropical Cyclones Lam and Nathan swept through the East Arnhem region. These cyclones and the accompanying wet, resulted in varying levels of damage to the Council’s road network.  The Council, under funding through Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangement, is committed to restoring those roads that were damaged to a level of operation which existed prior to the Cyclone event. 

This contract is for the repair of road in various locations along the Mapuru Road.  The Mapuru Access Road runs 80km northwards from the Central Arnhem Highway linking the outstations and homelands at the northern limits of the Napier Peninsula to the community of Gapuwiyak.  The Works generally comprise of road repairs namely the reformation and preparation of insitu material to serve as a subgrade surface, inclusive of the reinstatement or creation of drainage offlets, followed by the placement and compaction of locally won gravel.  

Balma Access Road cyclone repairs

Contract value: $570,547.00
Start date: September 2016
Date for completion: November 2016
Contractor: Levai Civil Engineering

Balma Access Road is a flat bladed roadway which runs 80km from the Central Arnhem Highway south-ward to the community of Balma.

Cyclone Nathan, with its sustained rains rendered the roadway impassable due to numerous vulnerable sections which seasonally become boggy. In particular a billabong section commencing within 50m of the entrance of the roadway readily renders this impassable for many months.

With valuable funding through the Natural Disaster Recovery and Relief Arrangement we seek to repair this roadway. The works  generally comprise of road repairs namely the reformation, gravel patching and drainage works.

Additionally, funding through the NT Department of Transport shall see to construction of a low level crossing at the Koolatong River.

 
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Raymangirr Access Road Cyclone Repairs [COMPLETED]

Contract value: $526,890
Start date: August 2016
Date for completion: Completed
Contractor: NT Feral Pig Harvesting

The Raymangirr Access Road runs 47km from the Gapuwiyak Barge Road to the Raymangirr outstation.

Raymangirr road was severely effected by the intense rain event associated with Cyclone Nathan recording 540mm through the month of February (near half being recorded in a single day).  Deep longitudinal and transverse scouring occurred in numerous sections with further creek crossing washing away.

With valuable funding through the Natural Disaster Recovery and Relief Arrangement we have undertaken repairs to this roadway. The works generally comprised of road repairs namely the reformation, gravel patching and drainage works

Gawa Access Road Cyclone Repairs [COMPLETED]

Contract value: $716,350.00
Start date: June 2016
Date for completion: COMPLETED
Contractor: Henderson Earthmoving

In early 2015 Tropical Cyclones Lam and Nathan swept through the East Arnhem region. These cyclones and the accompanying wet, resulted in varying levels of damage to the Council’s road network.

The Council, under funding through Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangement, is committed to restoring those roads that were damaged to a level of operation which existed prior to the Cyclone event. This contract is for the repair of road in various locations along the Gawa Road.

The Gawa Access Road runs 55km up the centre of Elcho Island linking the outstations and homelands at the northern limits of the Island to the community of Galiwin’ku. The Works generally comprise of road repairs namely the reformation and preparation of insitu material to serve as a subgrade surface, inclusive of the reinstatement or creation of drainage offlets, followed by the placement and compaction of locally won gravel in specifically nominated areas.

Ramingining Roads Resealing Program 2016 [COMPLETED]

Contract value: $2,878,347.51
Start date: May 2016
Date for completion: COMPLETED
Contractor: NT Bitumen and Asphalt

 

The East Arnhem Regional Council, under valuable composite funding through the Federal Roads 2 Recovery Program and the NT Dept. of Transport, shall deliver a capital renewal program in Ramingining . This will see repair, reconstruction and re-sealing of many of the internal roads in Ramingining with additional sealing of the Airport Access Road.

 
 
 
 

Galiwin'ku Roads Resealing Program 2016 [COMPLETED]

Contract value: $2,439,749.07
Start date: June 2016
Date for completion: Completed
Contractor: Betapave

 

The East Arnhem Regional Council, under valuable composite funding through the NT Dept. of Transport, has completed delivery of a capital renewal program in Galiwinku. This program has seen repair, reconstruction and re-sealing of many of the internal roads including the school, health clinic and  ALPA store roads. Significantly this program has seen the bitumen sealing of the Burmala Road to the Buthan Sub-division.