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 

Congdon Street Bridge - Community Information Session


Main Roads WA is hosting a community information session to present a number of options for the replacement of the ageing Congdon Street Bridge. The session will be held on Wednesday 24 October, 2018 at the 6pm at the Claremont Football Club, Claremont Oval, 3 Davies Road, Claremont. 

Further information can be found at online at the project webpage by clicking here, or at www.mysaytransport.wa.gov.au or via email enquiries@mainroads.wa.gov.au or by phone 138 138.

Footpath Reconstruction Works - Bernard St, Scott St and John St

The footpath reconstruction projects on the south side of Bernard Street, west side of Scott street and east side of John street are scheduled to commence on Monday, 8 October 2018. The aim is to complete the works by Friday 19 October 2018, weather permitting. The project will include removing sections of existing old footpath and pouring a new, 1.5m width concrete footpath in Claremont cream colour. 
Works are expected to occur during typical working hours [between 7am and 5pm] on weekdays. Whilst it is inevitable that works of this nature will cause some inconvenience to yourself and others living in the area, every effort will be made to ensure that this is kept to a minimum. 

Footpath Reconstruction - East side of Central Avenue

The footpath reconstruction project on the east side of Central Avenue is scheduled to commence on Wednesday 3 October 2018. The goal is to complete the major works before Friday 12 October 2018, weather permitting. The project will include removing sections of old path and pouring a new, 1.8m maximum width (where possible) concrete path in Claremont cream colour. 
Works are expected to occur during typical working hours [between 7am and 5pm] on weekdays and on Saturday 6 October 2018. Whilst it is inevitable that works of this nature will cause some inconvenience to yourself and others living in the area, every effort will be made to ensure that this is kept to a minimum. 

Replacement of Irrigation System - Cresswell Park

The Town has recently installed a new bore, pump and electrical cabinet at the end of Gloucester St, Swanbourne in preparation fo rthe replacement of the entire irrigation pipe network at Cresswell Park. The replacement will take place during the first three weeks of September 2018. 
The new irrigation system will improve water efficiency, include remote access from a mobile phone application and assist with improvements in turf performance over the summer months. 
This project is jointly funded by the Department of Sport and Recreation, Cricket/Hockey clubs and the Town. 

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

Ashton Avenue Bridge Replacement


The Ashton Avenue Bridge reopened to the public on Wednesday 12 September 2018. Minor finishing works will be completed by October. These include landscaping and permanent lighting for the shared path and Ashton Avenue.

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.
 

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 October 2018
Zone 2 Mid May 2018 November 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.