Projects & Works

Civil works update

A monthly update on our civil works program.

Adamstown - Brunker Road pedestrian safety improvements

We're upgrading the pedestrian crossing on Brunker Road at Mandalong Road, Adamstown, to increase driver awareness and improve safety for pedestrians.

Adamstown - Glebe Road local centre and traffic improvements

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

Bathers Way Newcastle Beach

The Bathers Ways Newcastle Beach project will transform the public domain between Newcastle Surf Life Saving Club and King Edward Park, by improving community facilities and renewing severely deteriorated coastal infrastructure.

Broadmeadow - Curley Road drainage works

We're undertaking minor drainage work to reduce ponding in Curley Road, Broadmeadow.

Carrington - Stormwater cleaning

Council is currently undertaking work to remove debris from pipelines which will ensure maximum pipe flow capacity.

City Change - our office move

Information about City of Newcastle's office move to 12 Stewart Avenue in 2019.

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

Council is progressing with plans to rehabilitate Swan Street, Cooks Hill, between Darby Street and Mosbri Crescent, with Stage 1 commencing August 2017.

Elermore Vale - Stewart Park stormwater improvements

Council is undertaking work to improve stormwater surface flows in the Stewart Park (Croudace Road), Elermore Vale area.

Islington - Clyde Street level crossing

We're working with the Australian Rail Track Corporation to implement cycle safety improvements at the Clyde Street railway level crossing.

Kotara Park and Park Avenue works

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

Kotara - Nesbitt Park storage shed

We are demolishing the existing storage facility at Nesbitt Park Kotara and constructing a new storage facility in its place.

Local and Neighbourhood Centres

The Local and Neighbourhood Centres Program guides the infrastructure renewal works within the local and neighbourhood centres in our LGA.

Mayfield - Maitland Road pedestrian improvements

We are upgrading the pedestrian facilities on Maitland Road in Mayfield, at the intersection with Silsoe and Carrington streets.

Merewether - Frederick Street road and drainage renewal

Council is renewing road and drainage infrastructure in Frederick Street, Merewether, between Berner Street and Patrick Street.

Merewether - Patrick Street road and drainage renewal

We are renewing the road and drainage infrastructure in Patrick Street, Merewether, between Burwood Street and Kilgour Avenue.

Merewether - Mitchell Park Clarke Stand upgrade

The Clarke Stand at Mitchell Park Merewether will receive a much needed face-lift in the next 12 months with work starting in October 2018.

Merewether - City Road maintenance

The NSW Government is funding a $1.85 million essential maintenance project between Alice Street and Glebe Road, Merewether to improve drainage and provide a safer road.

Newcastle - City Hall restoration

Council is restoring the western and northern fa├žade of City Hall.

Newcastle - Civic substation upgrade

The electrical substation in Christie Place, Newcastle, is being upgraded.

Newcastle East - Bond Street retaining wall renewal

We're restoring the historic stairs and adjacent retaining wall on Bond Street, Newcastle East.

Newcastle East - night resurfacing works

We're undertaking road resurfacing works in Newcastle East to replace aged asphalt.

New Lambton - Regent Park Upgrade

We are upgrading fencing and installing additional playground equipment in Regent Park, New Lambton.

Nobbys Beach amenities block

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

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.

Resource Recovery Centre

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

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.

Rankin Park - 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.

Shepherds Hill Cottage

Restoration work in underway on Shepherds Hill cottage, that has stood watch over the city from atop King Edward Park since the 1890s.

Stockton projects and works

Find out what's happening in Stockton.

Summerhill solar farm

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

Tarro - Anderson Drive renewal project

Council is undertaking watermain replacement and relocation, footpath construction and road rehabilitation on Anderson Drive, Tarro.

Waratah - Harriet Street pedestrian safety improvements

We're constructing a raised pedestrian crossing in Harriet Street, Waratah, to improve safety for school students and other pedestrians.

Waratah West - Kimian Avenue stormwater improvements

We're carrying out remediation work on the stormwater outlet located in the reserve behind Kimian Avenue, Waratah West.

Playground replacement program

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

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 2018/19.

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.