The Grove, Coburg - Road reconstruction works

The Grove - Before road reconstruction worksProject overview

Council has reconstructed The Grove, Coburg between Sydney Road 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 of the road pavement 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: 540 metres.

Budget and timelines

  • Budget: $890,000
  • Construction start date: September 2017
  • Construction end date: March 2018