Civil Works Update
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Civil Works Update

18 - 26 April 2024
Council crews are busy at work, chipping away at the long and ever growing list of works and repairs caused by the enduring (and super soggy) wet season.
With the below works likely to continue into next week, please keep an eye out for crews working in the following areas, and as always, drive to conditions:
  • Contractors in Ayton cleaning drains, patching roads, clearing Platypus Ck. Been rained out for rest of the week and will be back down next week
  • Repairs to washed out pipe on Quarantine Bay Road
  • Shiptons Flat: clearing trees off road and silt removal
  • Repairing scours around Cooktown
  • Repairing signs and sign posts in Cooktown
  • Installing signs at stage 5 Charlotte Street (Cooktown Wharf area)
  • Pot hole patching Bloomfield road
  • Barretts Creek road repairs
  • Repairs to Homerule Road
  • Repairs to Oakey Creek Road
  • Bridge Crew installing footpath on Furneaux Street
  • Bridge Crew getting temporary bridge ready for instally at Platypus Creek
  • DRFA assessments happening on roads we are able to travel on
Thanks for your patience and understanding as we undertake these essential works.
If you see something that needs attentions - tell us! This can be done the following ways:
  1. Call 4082 0500 during office hours
  2. Email with details of your concerns AND your contact details
  3. Submit it through the SNAP-SEND-SOLVE app
There is no guarantee that your concerns posted on social media will get seen by Council, therefore submitting them via the above channels is the fastest and most effective way to ensure your concerns get addressed.

ABN: 45 425 085 688

10 Furneaux Street Cooktown, Qld 4895

Mail: PO Box 3 Cooktown, Qld 4895


Phone: (07) 4082 0500

Fax: (07) 4082 0588

Hours: 8.45am-4.45pm Monday to Friday