Projects and Works

Introduction

The Capital Works Program has been developed to meet anticipated community infrastructure needs and the future development of the Town to align with the strategic plan, driven by population growth, requirements of the community and asset management.  These works include footpath replacement, traffic management treatments and road re-sheeting works among other minor capital works.

Upcoming Projects
Underground Power Project
nbn
Rollout
Maintenance

Upcoming Projects 

Chester Road - Road Rehabilitation Project 2018-19

TheChester Road Road Rehabilitation Project (section between Victoria Ave and Foreshore car park) is scheduled to commence on Monday, 20 August 2018. The goal is to complete the works before Friday, 31 August 2018, weather and contractor availability permitting. 
Works are expected to occur during typical working hours on weekdays. The works will include remove kerbing, removing some crossover entries (with access still possible), improving drainage along the road, resurfacing and reinstating kerbs and crossovers. Some crossovers may need to be modified by the Town's contractor. If this occurs, please do not move the cones as concrete may still be curing, or ashpalt cooling. 
Please note that during construction, access to Chester Road will be limited with detours in place to allow vehicles around the site safely. We apologise for any inconvenience these works may cause.


Path Reconstruction Project works

Path Reconstruction Project works will be taking place on the following streets;
 - West side of Scott Street
 - East side of John Street
Works will commence on Monday, 6 August 2018 with an expected completion date of Friday, 17 August 2018, weather permitting. 
The works will including removing sections of existing path and pouring a new, 1.8m wide concrete path in Claremont cream colour. If you have any vegetation growing onto the path, we request for this to be pruned back to the property line by Monday, 6 August 2018. Every effort will be made to ensure inconvenience is kept to a minimum.
 

Water Corporation Sewer Relining July to December 2018

Water Corporation will begin to reline ageing wastewater pipes in Claremont near Victoria Ave and Swanbourne near Australind St.
 
Workers will be on-site from Monday to Saturday between 7am and 5pm and we will generally be in one area for a few days at a time.
 
Interflow, the Water Corporation contractor will be placing a notifications in the letterbox of nearby residents prior to the work commencing.  For any enquiries regarding this work, please contact:

Interflow Project Manager, Steve Thompson on 0407 157 056
Water Corporation Project Manager, Janarthan Ganesh on (08) 9420 2178
Water Corporation Community Engagement, Chantelle Blight on (08) 9420 2057
 

Servetus Street - Road Rehabilitation

The Road Rehabilitation project and minor path replacement of Servetus Street is scheduled to commence on Monday, 9 July 2018. The goal is to complete the works before Friday, 27 July 2018, weather and contractor availability permitting. Works are expected to occur during typical working hours on weekdays. 

Please note that during construction, access to Servetus street will be limited, with detours in place to allow vehicles in and around the site safely. 

Some crossovers may need to be modified by the Town's contractor which may mean alternate arrangements may need to be made when accessing the property, for a maximum period of 24 hours. 

Every effort will be made to ensure inconvenience is kept to a minimum. 

Ashton Avenue Bridge Replacement


To facilitate the replacement of the Ashton Avenue bridge,  Main Roads WA will be closing the bridge from Thursday, 1 February 2018. Demolition is scheduled to occur during a rail shutdown over the weekend starting Friday, 23 February 2018.

The Traffic Management Plan prepared by Main Roads WA, in consultation with the Town, includes advanced warnings and detours in place for road and path users (see diagram below).

Please note that the Ashton Ave, Gugeri St & Chancellor St intersection will be CLOSED from 5 July 2018 until 6pm 12 July 2018. Westbound traffic will be detoured via Loch Street and Melville Street. Eastbound traffic will be detoured via Warden Street, Senate Street, Melville Street & Loch Street. Please see below map for reference;
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The new bridge is due to be completed by September 2018.

For further information about this project, please visit:
https://project.mainroads.wa.gov.au/home/southmetropolitan/Pages/ashtonavenuebridge.aspx or call Main Roads WA on 13 81 38.
 
Detours will be in place for road users, with pedestrian access maintained. Some single lane closures on the bridge should also be expected at times.

 

Underground Power Project

The undergrounding of power to the final pocket of the Town of Claremont commenced in May 2018. The project will run for approximately 13 months with a planned completion around June 2019, weather and contractor conditions permitting. 
Please click here to view the Project Start-Up Newsletter. Below is a map of zone areas as well as an up-to-date table of estimated start and completion dates for each zone (updated 30 July 2018).


Please note the Estimated Start and Estimated Completion dates in the table below have changed from those originally publicised in the 2018 Project Start Up information pack dated 30 April, 2018. 
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  Estimated Start Date Estimated Completion Date
Zone 1 Mid May 2018 September 2018
Zone 2 Mid May 2018 October 2018
Zone 3 June 2018 December 2018
Zone 4 October 2018 February 2019
Zone 5 November 2018 March 2019
Zone 6 December 2018 April 2019
Zone 7 January 2019 May 2019
Zone 8 January 2019 June 2019
Zone 9 August 2018 December 2018
Project Completion   June 2019


Last updated 30 July, 2018. 


Please click here to view the Frequently Asked Questions. 

To view a map of the high voltage transmission powerlines (66v and 132v) that will not be removed, please click here.

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nbn™ Rollout

nbn™ is responsible for the design, build and operation of Australia's new broadband network.  Construction has commenced in some areas of Claremont, with the estimated completion dates ranging from March 2017 to March 2018.  For information on nbn™ in your area visit www.nbnco.com.au


Maintenance

To report a problem

Roads signs line markings and traffic signals are serviced by Main Roads WA.

  • WORK ZONE PERMIT APPLICATION are required to be submitted to temporarily obstruct road, verge, footpath or parking bays click here
  • ROAD SIGNS - To report a problem with a Road Sign please lodge the problem with Main Roads WA click here.
  • INFRASTRUCTURE - To report a problem with the Town’s Roads, Paths, Drainage, or Street Name & Parking Signs or any other Infrastructure.  To provide details to the Town click here
  • STREETLIGHTS - To report a problem with Streetlights please lodge the problem with Western Power click here, unless in the Town Centre (Bay View Terrace, St Quentin Ave and Freshwater Close then click here)
  • SEWER or MAINS WATER - To report a problem with Sewer or Mains Water please lodge the problem with Watercorp click here.
  • To view our street sweeping maintenance schedule  click here.
  •  Click here for private and council owned right of way information.
  • CROSSOVER MAINTENANCE is the responsibility of the owner of the adjacent property with the exception of bitumen crossovers constructed prior to January 2016 which the Town will maintain. Please click here for the Town’s Policy Manual for more information.   For all new developments, new crossovers or when making changes to please click here.