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Kelso

Project Name
Kelso
Client
Roads Maritime Services
$Value of project
$42 million
Location of project
Bathurst
Contract period
August 2014 - September 2016
Scope of works
  • A dual carriageway with two lanes, 3.5 metres wide in each direction
  • A central median of variable width and barrier type for the entire length
  • Three metre wide shoulders 
  • A retained 60km per hour speed limit
  • A 1.5m wide pedestrian path provided onthe southern side of the highway between Lee Street and Ashworth Drive. Ashared pedestrian and cyclist path 2.5m wide provided on the northern side ofthe highway between Boyd Street and Ashworth Drive.
  • Removal of traffic signals at the intersection of Great Western Highway and Littlebourne Street, Installation of a two lane roundabout 
  • Adjustments to traffic signals at the intersection of Great Western Highway and Pat O'Leary Drive
  • Installation of a two lane roundabout at the intersection of Great Western Highway and Ashworth Drive
  • Realignment of Boyd Street intersection
  • Demolition of existing bridge and construction of a new single span bridge over Boyd Creek
  • Drainage work including new and upgraded culverts
  • Creek relocation of Boyds Creek and nearby unnamed tributary
  • Complex utility relocations including high voltage and low voltage power relocations, new street light installation, fibre optic relocation, high pressure and low pressure gas relocations,sewer and water main relocations. 
Project Highlights
  • Complex construction, maintaining traffic flows along the Great Western Highway while completing the project, including 2 dual lane roundabouts
  • Single span bridge
  • Two dual lane roundabouts
  • Detailed landscaping plan that will highlight Kelso as the "gateway to Bathurst"