Bourke Street's "family of potholes" set to disappear

Published: 29 May 2018 4:20pm

Bourke Street’s ‘family of potholes’ set to disappear - 18 April 2016


Regular road users of Bourke Street will soon have a new surface to drive on with works scheduled to rehabilitate a section of the road that is currently riddled with potholes.

One southbound lane will be closed between Urana Street and Blamey Street from Tuesday 19 April for around two weeks while the works are underway.

The centre lane will remain open so traffic will not be blocked; however motorists are advised that there may be slight delays during peak periods.

Manager of Engineering, Alex Fenwick, says Council has heard calls to fix the road and this section has been on the City of Wagga Wagga’s priority list for some time.

“Thousands of road users travel along Bourke Street each day and have to contend with what has come to be known as the ‘family of potholes’ along this section,” he said.

“Staff have been working to prioritise this project by completing a series of preliminary works on underground services, which mean the main road works can now begin.”

Residents and road users can receive reminders and updates on this project as an SMS direct to their phone by emailing their name, phone number, and the words ‘Bourke Street’ to