The changes to Dutton Street East and Gore Street will improve safety near Murgon State High School (Graphic: SBRC)

June 9, 2021

South Burnett Regional Council began work on Monday on upgrades to the pedestrian crossings near Murgon State High School.

New pedestrian crossings are being created in Dutton Street East and Gore Street, as well as the construction of concrete traffic islands.

The work, which coincides which major construction works at the school by Education Queensland, has been funded through the School Transport Infrastructure Program and Council’s 2020-21 capital works program.

It is due to be completed in about two weeks, weather and other external constraints permitting.

Aerial photos of the progress on the New Hall and Administration Building.

Posted by Murgon State High School on Sunday, 6 June 2021

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Work to seal a section of Williams Road at Benarkin began on Monday.

A Council spokesperson said the work would include tree clearing and drainage work as well as the upgrade of the road service and line-marking.

It has been funded through Council’s 2020-21 capital works program.

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The refurbishment of the toilets at Pioneer Park in Nanango began on June 1.

Council has advised the facilities will be closed for reroofing and painting until June 21.

This project is funded through the State Government’s Works for Queensland program.

Alternative public toilets are available at Reg McCallum Park or Butter Factory Park.


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