Dubbo Regional Council will review construction of the Boundary Road Extension following notification the contracting firm undertaking the construction, Shearer Contracting Pty Ltd, has been placed in voluntary administration.
Construction of Stage 1 of the Boundary Road Extension began in January 2018 and was expected to be completed by July 2018. The project has been suspended and the timeframe for completion is being reviewed, with the aim of recommencing works as soon as possible.
Council awarded a tender valued at $2.754m to Shearer Contracting Pty Ltd at the Ordinary Council Meeting in 26 October 2017.
Activity at the construction site has stopped and the necessary road safety management controls remain in place.
Motorists are asked to continue to exercise caution around the construction site.
Council is currently working through options for works to re-start as quickly as possible.
Source: Dubbo Regional Council