Road Closures / Road Works

Water main install

Council is installing a new water main on Barney Street with works taking place between Taylor Street and Marsh Street from 25 October to approximately 20 December. During this time, pedestrian access will be limited on weekdays between 7am and 4pm.

Temporary parking lane closure on Beardy Street and Marsh Street

Temporary parking lane closures will occur on Marsh and Beardy Streets commencing Thursday 7 October for awning repairs. 
The footpath on the corner of Beardy Street and Marsh Street will be closed and pedestrians will be redirected to the road under erected scaffold, protected by water filled barriers. 
It is anticipated the work will take approximately seven weeks to complete. 

Road closure map of Marsh and Beardy Street for awning repairs

Road closures

Dumaresq Creek Bridge

Armidale Regional Council wishes to advise that roadworks to Dumaresq Creek Bridge on Cookes Road are scheduled to commence Thursday 11 November 2021. 

A three day road closure of Cookes Road, between Eleanor Close and Kirkwood Street intersections, will be in place from Thursday 11 to Saturday 13 November 2021. 
Detours will be in place directing traffic via Erskine, Taylor and Kirkwood Streets. A map showing the location of the works and proposed detours is below. Please abide by traffic control signage once in place.

We thank you for your cooperation during the roadworks. Should there be any further questions regarding the works, please do not hesitate to contact Armidale Regional Council by calling 1300 136 833 or emailing

Detour Route Cookes Bridge

Martins Gully Bridge

Work will commence to replace Martin’s Gully Bridge on Shambrook Avenue from Tuesday 21 September 2021. The work will be ongoing for approximately three months, subject to weather and ground conditions.  A 24-hour road closure of Shambrook Avenue between Drew Street and Mott Street intersections will be in place for the duration of the works, commencing 24 September 2021. Detours will be in place directing traffic via Golf Links Road, or via Niagara and Handel Street.

Martins Gully Bridge detour map


Road works

Road widening and resurfacing on Waterfall Way

Transport for NSW has engaged Armidale Regional Council to carry out road widening, resurfacing and drainage improvements on a five kilometre section of road along Waterfall Way, east of Armidale, providing a safer, longer lasting and smoother surface for motorists.

Contractors are working from 7am to 6pm from Monday to Friday and from 8am to 1pm  some Saturdays and expect to complete the project by the end of September, weather permitting. There will be some temporary traffic changes to ensure the work zone is safe. 
Lane closures and a 40km/h speed limit will be in place during work hours and may affect travel times. Motorists should allow up to five minutes extra travel time during this work. 

Please keep to speed limits and follow the direction of traffic controllers and signs. For the latest traffic updates, you can call 132 701, visit or download the Live Traffic NSW App.

Waterfall Way safety improvements map for website

Road Grading

‘Tour de Rocks’ (26 April 2018)

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For enquiries, contact Council’s Customer Contact Centre on 1300 136 833 or email