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Roads, Drains and Footpaths

Roads, Drains and Footpaths

In this section you'll find information on everything relating to roads, drains, footpaths, bus shelters, signage, traffic management and street furniture including permit applications.  

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Vehicle Crossings (Driveways)

Buloke Shire maintains the existing public vehicle crossing in the existing kerb and channel networks. Council does not maintain private vehicle crossing/driveways. 

To learn more about requirements or advice on constructing a driveway or crossing view the Vehicle Crossing information sheet.

You can also view Vehicle Crossing Design example 1 or Vehicle Crossing Design example 2.

  • Roads and Works Buloke Shire Council’s local road network is over 5,300 kms approximately 1,000 kms of sealed road and 4,300 kms unsealed roads.
  • Roadsides and Naturestrips Council encourages all residents maintain their nature strips as part of their front lawn. Roadsides in rural areas are the responsibility of Council.
  • Drains Information on Council's responsibility and role in managing roads and drainage systems within Buloke Shire.
  • Footpaths Footpaths are provided to the community to facilitate a safe, convenient and defined means for pedestrian movement alongside roadways .
  • Signage Did you know you can request a new sign to assist with traffic management, such as parking restrictions, safety and warnings?
  • Traffic Management Traffic Management needs to be considered where an event disrupts the normal flow of traffic or pedestrian access e.g. parades and marches.