Shire Council is responsible for the maintenance of the roads and footpaths
in Tuross Head.
In order to
ensure the roads and footpaths remain in a safe and functioning state
they are inspected. The roads and footpaths are inspected once a year
and the cycleway twice a year.
Road Risk Management policy when inspecting defects in the road and
Footpath Cycleway Asset Risk Mgt Policy when inspecting defects
The type of
defect and the severity of the defect determines how fast it is repaired.
Though they try to record all the defects you can help by reporting
any you see as you can never assume that the defect you see each day
has actually been recorded.
staff have immediate access to all of the defects that are recorded
and can inform you of the priority that has been given to each.
the defect information along with other data such as pavement age, type
of use and traffic counts to determine when it will reconstruct any
section of road or footpath that is failing,
They use the Footpath
Cycleway Asset Risk Mgt Policy to assist in the decision making process.
Based on the
above policies and procedures Council drafts Roads Programs to show
the proposed work to be done by Council in the next five years. These
are available on Councils website