Media Release - Council kicks off annual roadside slashing - 22 February 2022

Published on Tuesday, 22 February 2022 at 2:57:03 PM

Katherine Town Council will prepare for the 2022 dry season with the start of its annual roadside slashing program this week.

Mayor Elisabeth Clark said the extensive works program will increase drivers’ visibility and safety on 72 kilometres of sealed rural roads as the slashing contractors clean up wet season vegetation.

“It’s one of our biggest, and most important, annual maintenance undertakings, and it’s critical to our resident’s and visitors’ road safety,” Mayor Clark said.

The slashing contractors will take two passes down each roadside, and road users are encouraged to take care when passing.

Roads to be slashed include:

·         Florina Road - to the Katherine Town Council boundary (approx. 1 kilometre outbound past Cossack Road)

·         Ivanoff Road

·         Cossack Road

·         Gory Road

·         Kriloff Road

·         Helena Road

·         Egan Street

·         Kingston Road

·         Cummings Road

·         Hendry Road

·         Allmich Road

·         Bray Road

·         Zimin Drive

·         Shadforth Road

·         Tokmakoff Road

·         Lya Road


·         Morey Road

·         Hall Road

·         Mahoney Road

·         Usher Road

·         Emungalan Road

·         McAdams Road

·         Jaensche Road

·         Quarry Road

·         Landsdown Road

·         Niceforo Road

·         Allwright Court

·         Byers Road

·         Collins Road

·         Cragborne Road

·         Uralla Road

·         Bicentennial Road

·         Novis Quarry Road

·         Murnburlu Road


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