Talbingo landslide repairs set to start

5 February 2013

Talbingo landslide repairs set to start on Snowy Mountains Highway

Daryl Maguire MP today announced work will start tomorrow to repair landside damage on the Snowy Mountains Highway just south of Talbingo, about 138 kilometres north of Cooma. .

“The NSW Government has allocated $300,000 to the project under the State Corridor Program,” Mr Maguire said.

“Work will involve building a small retaining wall below the road, rebuilding the embankment behind it and replacing damaged drainage.

“Damaged drainage will also be replaced.

“The work will enable the northbound lane to reopen after it was closed by a landslide in November for safety reasons” Mr Maguire said.

“Working hours will be Monday to Friday from 7am to 6pm.

“A reduced speed limit of 40km/h will apply at the work site. One lane will also be closed at all times.

“Traffic lights will be on site to control traffic flow and motorists are advised to expect occasional delays of up to 15 minutes.

 “Work is expected to be completed by late February, weather permitting,” Daryl Maguire said.

View the original press release:

Talbingo landslide repairs set to start on Snowy Mountains Highway (PDF) 

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