Flood Mitigation Works

 Construction of levees adjacent to the Macquarie River.  [CLICK on photos to enlarge image]

 

 

Kelso Industrial Park Levee

Built in the 1970s and raised in the 1990s, commences with the railway embankment at Raglan Creek and running south around the end of Toronto and Zagreb Streets, finishes near White Rock Road.

Kelso Industrial Park Levee

Raglan Creek Levee

This is a minor levee located adjacent to Raglan Creek south of the Great Western Highway. While not part of the Floodplain Management Plan, this levee forms part of protection works for Bathurst.

Raglan Creek Levee

Havannah Street Levee

This levee starts at the Old Vale Creek; runs along the Showground boundary through Cousins Park to the western abutment of the Evans Bridge. From this point it runs along the rear of river properties past Baillie, Howick and Bryant Streets to the western abutment of the railway bridge along Acheron Street, across Russell Street, around the electrical substation and Loco Oval and terminates at the railway embankment.

SEE PHOTOS of construction.

Havannah Street Levee

Morrisset Street Levee

Starts at Jordan Creek, runs parallel to the river, past Stanley, Peel and Hope Streets, and ends at the intersection of Commonwealth and Morrisset Streets. A separate spur levee is located adjacent to the Sewer Treatment Works and ends at Macquarie Street.

SEE PHOTOS of construction.

Morrisset Street Levee

Upfold Street Levee

Commences at Russell Street and runs along Queen Charlotte Vale Creek around the end of Upfold Street, then along the river, terminating along Upfold Street adjacent to the Bathurst Greyhound Club.

Upfold Street Levee

Gilmour Levee

Starts at the Great Western Highway and runs parallel to Gilmour Street; across Church Street and Stephens Lane; terminating north of the Gilmour and Hereford Street intersection.

Gilmour Street Levee

Proposed Carlingford Street Levee

Commences at Alpha Street and proceeds around the ends of Railway, Carlingford and BeresfordStreets, terminating at the rear of properties on the Vale Road.

Proposed Carlingford Levee

Proposed Perthville Levee

To run parallel with Queen Charlotte Vale Creek from the Perthville Nursery to bridge abutment on Bridge Street; then along Perth and North Streets.

 

Proposed Perthville Levee