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Roads and Drainage

The City of Nedlands has approximately 1.2 million square metres of road pavement. The City has an extensive road resurfacing program which it undertakes to improve the safety and long term performance of the road pavement.

Street Sweeping

Street Sweeping

The City engages a contractor to sweep all of the City controlled roads, City owned carparks, Principal Shared Paths (PSP) and bitumen sealed laneways throughout the City on a regular basis.

The Council Policy for sweeping has determined the following frequency for the sweeping areas and they are:

Drainage Maintenace

Drainage Maintenace

The City has over 4600 drainage pits to manage stormwater capture throughout the City’s road network.  As part of this drainage network there is an additional 70 kilometers of underground pipes directing the stormwater to drainage basins. The City engages a contractor to clean out stormwater drainage pits and pipes throughout the City.

The Council Policy for drainage cleaning has determined that all drainage pits and pipes will be cleaned out once every year.

Note: The contractor will not be able to clean out drainage infrastructure in areas where cars are parked.

Road Resurfacing Projects

Road Resurfacing Projects

The majority of the City's roads deteriorate due to the environment with asphalt life expectancy of 15 - 25 years.

Road Classifications

Road Classifications

A Metropolitan Road Hierarchy has been developed to designate the role of all roads within the region and to encourage uniform traffic management of roads of the same type.

Traffic

Traffic

The City works closely with our community to properly identify solutions to vehicle use in our streets that can adversely impact on the neighbourhood quality of life and safety towards residents and visitors.

Community Signage

Community Signage

Community Signage refers to the Blue Sign blades that provide information to road users on the direction to local facilities, generally of a non-commercial nature.

Traffic Management Plans and Works in a Thoroughfare

Traffic Management Plans and Works in a Thoroughfare

Find out about traffic management plans and written approval for works in a thoroughfare.