Projects and Works

Capital Works Program Map

A monthly update on our civil works program.

Community Information

Looking for information about a project that may be being undertaken by another government agency? Visit our Community Information page for information from Hunter Water, Roads and Maritime Services and the nbn rollout.

Adamstown - Glebe Road local centre and traffic improvements

We've completed preliminary civil works on Glebe Road in preparation for future installation of traffic control signals at Glebe Road and Park Avenue.

Adamstown - Mandalong Road

City of Newcastle will be undertaking footway improvements along Mandalong Road Adamstown

Beresfield - Local centre

The local centre at Beresfield is one of the first centres to be renewed as part of the local centres program.

Cooks Hill - Council Street renewal

We are upgrading the drainage in Council Street, Cooks Hill, between Dawson and Darby streets to reduce flood risk to residents, address road safety issues and tree management to reduce interactions with drainage infrastructure.

Cooks Hill - Swan Street renewal

Work is underway to rehabilitate Swan Street, Cooks Hill, between Darby Street and Mosbri Crescent.

Islington - Chinchen and Clyde Street intersection

We are installing traffic lights at the intersection of Chinchen and Clyde streets Islington to improve traffic, pedestrian and cyclist movements in the area.

Kotara - Kotara Park and Park Avenue works

Council is undertaking work at Kotara Park to address current stormwater issues.

Merewether - Frederick Street road and drainage renewal

We are renewing road and drainage infrastructure in Frederick Street, Merewether, between Berner Street and Patrick Street.

Newcastle - City Hall restoration

Work to refurbish the western and northern façades of Newcastle City Hall is underway.

Newcastle - Hunter Street (West) - building demolition

City of Newcastle will demolish a building at 681 Hunter Street to connect a shared path between Hunter and King Streets.

Newcastle East- Shortland Lawn

We will be planting trees and improving footpaths at Shortland Lawn in the coming weeks.

Newcastle East-Shortland Esplanade

We are undertaking cliff and stormwater rehabilitation works between Fort Drive and Shortland Esplanade.

Newcastle - Perkins Street Stairs

Perkins Street stairs are closed until further notice, please consider using Wolfe Street as a safer route for access between Church and Perkins Street.

Nobbys Beach - accessible amenities

We are building a new accessible amenities block at Nobbys Beach.

North Lambton - Acacia Avenue Dog Park

City of Newcastle has commenced Stage One of the development of the 8760 square metre Acacia Ave Dog Park in Lambton.

Rankin Park - Coldstream Crescent/Murabarnbah Park

Subsidence Advisory NSW has advised a mine subsidence hole, caused by an old mine entry beneath Murabarnbah Park, has been identified in the playground area. The mine entry does not extend beneath any private properties.

Shortland - Richmond Vale Rail Trail

The Richmond Vale Rail Trail is proposed to run along the former Richmond Vale rail line between Kurri Kurri and Hexham and along the former Chichester to Newcastle water pipeline between Shortland and Tarro.

Stockton - local projects and works

Find out what's happening in Stockton.

Stockton Erosion

Information about the erosion issues in Stockton and what we are doing about it.

Summer Hill Waste Management Centre - Resource Recovery Centre

A new Resource Recovery Centre is being constructed at Summerhill Waste Management Centre, replacing the existing Small Vehicle Transfer Station.

Summerhill Waste Management Centre - solar farm

Construction on the region's biggest solar farm has begun on an eight hectare closed waste cell at Summerhill Waste Management Centre.

Wallsend - Bunn St Bus stop relocation

City of Newcastle will relocate the northbound bus stop on Bunn Street from outside Merindah Childcare Centre to outside Wallsend Library

Wallsend - Tyrrell St Bridge Replacement

Tyrrell Street bridge is being demolished and replaced with a higher, longer bridge to mitigate flooding in the area.

Waratah - Maud Street road safety improvements

We're implementing traffic changes in Maud Street Waratah to improve safety for pedestrians and cyclists using the University to Newcastle City cycling route.

Wickham - Albert Street Roadworks

Stage One of the Wickham Local Area Traffic Management (LATM) plan is commencing in Albert Street as part of the Wickham Master Plan.

Outdoor Exercise Facilities

Council is constantly working to improve our city. Take a look at some of the key projects and works currently in progress or recently completed.

Pedestrian and traffic improvement projects

We're working on a number of local area traffic management and pedestrian improvement projects.

Road Rehabilitation and Resurfacing

Road rehabilitation and resurfacing works scheduled for 2019/20.

Playground replacement program

Each year up to five playgrounds are included in annual asset renewal works program.