While a recent death on the Bruxner Highway and Ballina Road has grabbed the RMS minister's attention locals are wondering why Byron Council are still struggling to get funding from the RMS to fix 'intolerable' risks identified on Coolamon Scenic Drive by RMS in 2017.
Member for Lismore Thomas George has criticised Lismore City Councillors for raising the issue of inadequate state and federal budgets for roads in Lismore.
Byron Shire Council staff have hosed down the suggestion from a local quantity surveyor/cost engineer that the most cost effective use of funds for repairing the shire’s ailing roads is to apply bitumen to gravel roads.
A garbage truck was the straw that broke the causeway’s back last Monday at 8.30am.
A large timber bridge in the Tweed Valley which was washed away during the recent floods, and two major link roads damaged by floodwaters have been rebuilt and reopened.
Ivan Kolarik, Croydon. Recently we offered our overseas visitors an opportunity to see the beautiful coastline of northern NSW, but we were embarrassed to se the shocking condition of this busy road.
Craig Lindsay, South Golden Beach. The residents of South Golden Beach invite you, The Council of Byron Shire, to come and see the state of our roads east and west of the canal. As a matter a fact in Phillip Street we don't even have a road anymore.
After four years of residents working in partnership with Byron Shire Council, the Skinners Shoot Road upgrade and sealing was completed last week.
Matt Andrews, South Golden Beach. It strikes me as odd that when it comes to maintaining the highways and surrounds that we can manage to supply three trucks with giant flat-screen TVs stuck to the back of them warning us of what’s ahead.
The western, central west, Murray and Murrumbidgee, New England and north west and central coast regions of NSW were all promoted as areas worthwhile of infrastructure investment. But not us.
Peter Hill, Griffin, Qld Work, work, work… holidays, yay. Recently my partner and I chose to spend a week’s leave in the northern rivers. We chose a welcoming B&B just outside of Bangalow. An idyllic setting, a diversity of cultures... Read More →