Construction & Maintenance Work

The City maintains municipal assets including roads, footpaths and stormwater gullies. Maintenance works include:

  • Cleaning of stormwater gullies
  • Sweeping of streets, footpaths, cycleways and car parks 
  • Footpath and road repairs (e.g. potholes)
  • Street and parking sign replacement or repair (excluding regulatory signs e.g. speed signs)
  • Weed spraying (footpaths, kerb lines).

Public utility providers and their contractors such as Western Power, Water Corporation, telecommunications (e.g. Telstra), NBN, Atco Gas also work within the City’s verges, roads and footpaths. 

February - March 2017 - upcoming works in your neighbourhood

Road works and pavement rehabilitation

Works include some or all of the following: resurfacing with stone mastic asphalt, replacement of street kerbing on same alignment, replacement/installation of stormwater drainage structures and replacement signage and road markings. 

  • Bessel Avenue – Canning Highway to Throssell Street

Stormwater Drainage

Works include upgrade of existing stormwater drainage networks to increase storage capacity and mitigate localised flooding within various urban catchments.

  • Catchment 36: Elizabeth Street – Addison Street to Milson Street
  • Catchment 32: Albert Street – Rose Avenue to Coode Street
  • Catchment 34: Anstey Street - South Terrace to Hensman Street
  • Catchment 15: Melville Parade – Hardy Street and Bowman Street

Traffic management

Installation of traffic calming measures.

  • Mount Henry Road – at intersection with Hope Avenue. Construction of roundabout and street light upgrade
  • Banksia Terrace – installation of two one-way treatments
  • Ley Street – Peterson Street to Cloister Avenue – speed treatment
  • Bessell Avenue – Canning Highway to Throssell Street – slow point

    Planned and current local works  

    News Listings

    March 2017
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    South Perth Station Precinct works update: week commencing 20 March 2017

    News Update 17 March 2017

    Approved works within the South Perth Station Precinct for the week commencing 20 March 2017.

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    Path closure - Treacy Way to Cygnia Cove

    News Update 17 March 2017

    The City advises that the path from Treacy Way to Cygnia Cove in Waterford will be closed from 23 March to 29 March 2017 to allow for foreshore restoration works to be carried out.

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    Water main renewal works commencing soon

    News Update 17 March 2017

    Water Corporation will be replacing a number of existing underground water mains in the City between March and July 2017.

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    South Perth Station Precinct works update: week commencing 13 March 2017

    News Update 13 March 2017

    Approved works within the South Perth Station Precinct for the week commencing 13 March 2017.

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    South Perth Station Precinct works update: week commencing 7 March 2017

    News Update 7 March 2017

    Approved works within the South Perth Station Precinct for the week commencing 7 March 2017.

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