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Scheduled road sweeping
Repairing potholes and patching roads
Resurfacing and upgrading existing roads and constructing new roads
Weed spraying kerb-lines and median islands
Responding to after-hours emergencies for chemical oil spills, traffic accidents and damage to council infrastructure
Repairing, upgrading and installing drainage infrastructure
Cleaning drainage pits, CCTV jetting pipes
Maintaining sumps and bubble-up outlets.
Repairing, maintaining, renewing and constructing footpaths
Disability access and inclusion projects
Weed spraying foot and bike paths
Improving the City’s bike network.
Installing and maintaining bus shelters
Bus fire response plant for clearing and for traffic management assisting Police DFES or DPAW
Installing and maintaining guide posts
Installing and maintaining crash and guard rails
Installing and maintaining bollards and handrails, except around parks.
Administering Accredited Mass Management System (AMMS) and Restricted Access Vehicle (RAV) permits
Inspected and approving crossovers, including monitoring compliance
Administering verge permits and bonds, including monitoring compliance
Administering street lighting applications to Western Power for new lighting
Administering private lighting applications for public access ways
Reporting faulty street lights to Western Power
Reporting missing road signs and faded line marking to Main Roads.
In Cockburn, Main Roads is responsible for the following roads:
Armadale road (whole road)
Cockburn Road (Rockingham Road to Russell Road)
Kwinana Freeway (whole road)
Rockingham Road (south from Stock Road)
Roe Highway (whole road)
Russell Road in Henderson (Cockburn Road to Rockingham Road)
Stock Road (south Winterfold to Rockingham Road).
All line marking on all roads
Road signage except for street name signs and Council banners
Maintaining all traffic signals on all roads
Maintaining and inspecting all bridges, including rail bridges owned by the Public Transport Authority.
9 Coleville Crescent,
PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965
Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.
City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and emerging.