Kincumber Roundabout upgrade reaches next stage
20 November 2019
Electrical relocation work for street lights and power poles will start next week along the north-western side of Empire Bay Drive near Cochrone Street at Kincumber Creek.
Member for Terrigal Adam Crouch said the work represented another achievement in what has been a complex project.
“This is the last hurdle to jump before the final stages of construction can occur,” Mr Crouch said.
“Installation of new street lights and power poles is currently underway and the first high voltage connection for the new poles is scheduled to start on Tuesday 26 November.”
Mr Crouch said once complete, work would continue to relocate the underground electrical cables and conduits.
“In early 2020 the final stages of construction will occur, with the widening of the final section of road west of Empire Bay Drive,” Mr Crouch said.
“This work will involve widening the northbound lanes on Empire Bay Drive to two lanes and installing a new concrete roundabout, new asphalt surface, kerb and gutter, footpath, stormwater drainage and landscaping.
“I want to thank the 25,000 motorists who use this section of road every day for their patience while work continues.”
No work will be carried out during the busy Christmas-New Year holiday period between Saturday 21 December 2019 and Friday 6 January 2020, with work set to resume in early January.
For more information, go to: Empire Bay Drive.