It’s been a big year for Griffith City Council, with a number of projects like the village sewer system and the new skate park under their belt.
However not all has gone to plan, with the Thorne Road roundabout in Hanwood proving to be just as painful as it’s name suggests.
Work starts on Yenda’s East Mirrool Regulator: The construction of new automated flood gates at the East Mirrool Regulator in Yenda has commenced, setting most of the Yenda community’s mind at rest.
Sewerage scheme complete: After a long process, the villages of Lake Wyangan, Nericon and Tharbogang now have access to the much-anticipated reticulated sewerage system.
Skate park set to open: It looks to be a gnarly weekend around town, with the opening of Griffith’s new skate.
With the new design featuring a deep bowl and street obstacles, riders of all types will be able to test their skills.
Also set to be unveiled are new grind-rails, boxes and three-quarter pipe ramps.
Yoogali paves the way for MIA cycling and walking utopia: Griffith City Council have completed works on the shared pathway works in the village of Yoogali.
OCTOBER 15: Yambil Street businesses excited for revamp”: Businesses on Yambil Street have welcomed the start of the new upgrades, saying the ‘short-term pain’ will be worth the gain.
DECEMBER 6: Yambil Street upgrades over Christmas met with praise and consternation: The decision to continue Stage one of the redevelopment until December 21 has been met with both praise and consternation from stores on Yambil Street.
AUGUST 6: 'Minor delay' in construction of Hanwood roundabout: Frustrated motorists could be waiting months for the Hanwood roundabout works to be complete.
The $1.6 million project at the intersection of the Kidman Way and Thorne Road began in April and was due to be ready in August.
However council has confirmed “a minor delay” has move that to October.
AUGUST 15: Hanwood roadworks set to resume, project extended: Motorists were left frustrated last week when the $1.6 million project was delayed until October, extending roadworks for another two months.
NOVEMBER 16: Roundabout at Kidman Way drives family around the bend:
Resident Kaitlyn Favero says her family have been driven around the bend by the nearby construction of the Hanwood roundabout.
Construction started in April, and now has expected completion date in January.