The Avenue, Coburg – Road reconstruction works

Project overviewThe Avenue - Before Road Reconstruction Works

In 2016/17 Council reconstructed The Avenue, Coburg between De Carle Street and Barrow Street.

The works comprised:

  • Construction of a new underground drainage system and pits
  • Reconstructing the existing bluestone kerb and channel.  The levels will be altered to flatten the road and improve vehicle access into properties
  • Reconstruction and narrowing of the road pavement to 9.8 metres, and laying a new asphalt road surface
  • Reconstruction of vehicle crossings between the new kerb and footpath edge
  • Installation of rain gardens (landscaped garden beds that filter stormwater runoff from the roadway) to improve stormwater quality.
  • Reinstatement of nature strips
  • Total Length: 335 m

Budget and timelines

  • Budget: $1,048,000.
  • Construction start date: December 2016
  • Construction end date: June 2017