Road Reconstruction and Upgrade - Justs Road Aldinga Beach/Sellicks Beach

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WORK IS NOW COMPLETE

Councils construction crew has now completed the work to upgrade and reconstruct Justs Road in Aldinga Beach and Sellicks Beach.

Kerbing, asphalt, line-marking signage and trees are in and verges have been topped up and finalised.

There will be contractor attending in the next week to finish the second coat on the line-marking and installing guide posts on the road edge.

We thank the community for their patience throughout this process and welcome any feedback via mail@onkaparinga.sa.gov.au

PROJECT OVERVIEW

The Justs Road reconstruction is being constructed in two stages to ensure as minimal impact to the community as possible. Stage One, from Norman Rd to Button Rd and Stage two from Button Road to Sellicks Beach Road (excluding the Sellicks Beach intersection).

Stage 1 - Norman road to Button Road was completed in December 2019.

Stage 2 - Button Road to Sellicks Beach Road commenced on 20 January 2020.

The reconstruction work consists of:

  • Widening the existing traffic lanes to 3.5m in each direction with new pavement installed.
  • Modifying driveways with shallow culverts underneath for stormwater.
  • Realigning the grassed drainage swales on both sides of the road.
  • Guard rail installations at selected locations.
  • Widening the road shoulders to improve the bus waiting area at bus stop 131 on both the east and west sides.

For more information, view the Frequently Asked Questions or the Project Information documents.



WORK IS NOW COMPLETE

Councils construction crew has now completed the work to upgrade and reconstruct Justs Road in Aldinga Beach and Sellicks Beach.

Kerbing, asphalt, line-marking signage and trees are in and verges have been topped up and finalised.

There will be contractor attending in the next week to finish the second coat on the line-marking and installing guide posts on the road edge.

We thank the community for their patience throughout this process and welcome any feedback via mail@onkaparinga.sa.gov.au

PROJECT OVERVIEW

The Justs Road reconstruction is being constructed in two stages to ensure as minimal impact to the community as possible. Stage One, from Norman Rd to Button Rd and Stage two from Button Road to Sellicks Beach Road (excluding the Sellicks Beach intersection).

Stage 1 - Norman road to Button Road was completed in December 2019.

Stage 2 - Button Road to Sellicks Beach Road commenced on 20 January 2020.

The reconstruction work consists of:

  • Widening the existing traffic lanes to 3.5m in each direction with new pavement installed.
  • Modifying driveways with shallow culverts underneath for stormwater.
  • Realigning the grassed drainage swales on both sides of the road.
  • Guard rail installations at selected locations.
  • Widening the road shoulders to improve the bus waiting area at bus stop 131 on both the east and west sides.

For more information, view the Frequently Asked Questions or the Project Information documents.



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  • May Update

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    06 Jul 2020

    Work is progressing well on Stage two (Button Road to Sellicks Beach Road) and we are on track for completion by August 2020, subject to favourable weather conditions.

    At Justs Road the first 500m of road construction south of Norman Road was sealed the week before the Easter Break. Speed restrictions are still in place while the seal settles and we finalise driveways and swale works along this segment of road.

    Beyond the rural road segment we have now completed the 500m stormwater drain as part of the Urban Section of Road approaching Sellicks Beach Road. Culverts have been installed in preparation for the new concrete bus pads and kerbing works have commenced.

    Through May we will be recommencing profiling to continue concrete and kerbing works and commence construction of the new 1.5m wide footpath along the western edge of road.

    Throughout May the road will continue to be open for traffic with some further changing restrictions applied as required.

  • March Update 2020

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    11 May 2020
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    Through March, profiling works were undertaken and the road pavement is now nearly complete for the 500m rural road segment from Button Road. We will finish this segment and have the road spray-sealed before the Easter break.

    Works have continued on the main drainage pipe-run beyond the rural segment into the urban road area with the pipe run now approaching Tangier Boulevard.

    Over the next month efforts will be focused on continuing the pipe run up Beyond Monaco Blvd and constructing the new bus stops on the eastern side of the road before we can commence the new kerb construction.

    The road will continue to be open for traffic through this period with some further changing restrictions applied as required.

  • February Update

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    01 Apr 2020
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    There was a slight delay on the road profiling due to our team encountering soft soil. This will result in the road being closed for an extra day. The road was closed on Tuesday 17 March, Wednesday 18 March and Thursday 19 March. On site signage and speed restrictions were in place and a map was provided to show the road closure location.

    Work progressed well on Stage two (Button Road to Sellicks Beach Road) and we are on track for completion by August 2020, subject to favourable weather conditions.

    Through early February, SA Water contractors were relocated a segment of the water main to accommodate new drainage infrastructure being installed as part of the road reconstruction.

    Drainage swale work has progressed with the majority of the rural road driveway crossings completed. New drainage pipework has now commenced. Drainage is one of the first important steps in all road reconstructions.

  • December/January Update

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    01 Apr 2020
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    Stage 1 work (Norman Road to Button Road) was completed in December 2019 and we are commencing preparation work for Stage 2.

    Stage 2 works commenced on 20 January 2020 and are schedule for completion by August 2020, subject to favourable weather conditions.

    Justs Road Stage 2 is from Button Road to Sellicks Beach Road. Early works are focused on the drainage swales on the road shoulders on each side of the road.

    Through early February, SA Water contractors will also be on site working on relocating a segment of the water main to accommodate new drainage infrastructure being installed as part of the road reconstruction.

    Stay tuned for our next update here.

    STAGES OF WORK

    Stage One, from Norman Rd to Button Rd consists of:

    • Widening the existing traffic lanes to 3.5m in each direction with new pavement installed.
    • Modifying driveways with shallow culverts underneath for stormwater.
    • Realigning the grassed drainage swales on both sides of the road.
    • Guard rail installations at selected locations.
    • Widening the road shoulders to improve the bus waiting area at bus stop 131 on both the east and west sides.

    Stage Two

    Stage two consists of the section of Justs Road from Button Road to Sellicks Beach Road (excludes the Sellicks Beach Road intersection).

  • October Update

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    12 Dec 2019
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    Work progressed well and we were on track to complete Stage 1 (section between Norman Rd and Button Rd) by the end of this year, weather permitting.

    So far we have:

    • Reconstructed failed sections of pavement
    • Widened the road
    • Formalised and widened drainage swales on both sides of the road
    • Resealed and line-marked completed sections

    Over the next month we will be concentrating on:

    • Finishing the current section of road
    • Commencing work at the Button Road intersection
    • Installing road safety barriers at the Button Road intersection and around the culvert crossing south of Norman Road.

    You may have noticed that the road pavement is being reconstructed in sections. This is to allow us to keep the road operational during the works.


  • September 2019 Update

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    22 Oct 2019

    To reduce community impacts, the construction methodology for Stage 1 of Justs Road was changed from a full road closure to a part road closure.

    This has meant that work to reconstruct this section will be extended until the end of the year.