Road Maintenance



Council has a program of routine and response maintenance to ensure the road infrastructure is kept in reasonable condition providing a safe level of comfort for the users.





Road Maintenance Tasks
  • Pothole and edge repair patching of damaged sealed surfaces, and filling of potholes on gravel roads
  • Unsealed road and gravel shoulders grading and six monthly inspections
  • Repairs to broken up road surfaces and seal edges
  • Resurfacing of roads and car parks surfaces listing in the annual resurfacing program
  • Repair of damaged or faded signs and other road furniture including guard rails
  • Repairs to footpaths, kerbs and channel and damaged nature strips
  • Collection of roadside litter, and the cleaning of rubbish bins in parks and reserves
  • Line marking maintenance and renewal when found, or reported to be in poor condition
  • Cleaning of blocked underground drains and pits
  • Repairs to car park furniture
  • Repairs to drainage pits, underground drains, major culverts and bridges

Any requests for maintenance work on the road system, enquiries regarding maintenance works and program, or to report damage to Council signs and Council roads please fill out this form or call Council on (03) 5382 9777. 

Weekly Works Update

Operations Department

Projects and associated works that are underway by HRCC Staff and Contractors in Public areas from Friday 17 August 2018. Please note these works may change, subject to weather conditions.

Urban Infrastructure 

  • Footpath Repairs - multiple locations, short term works - Signage in place
  • Footpath Repairs - multiple locations, short term works - Signage in place
  • Road Pothole repairs – multiple locations, short term works – Signage in place
  • Drainage works various locations
  • Kooyong Street Reconstruction – Derimal Street 180m North
  • Bradman Street Reconstruction
  • MacBain Street Construction
  • Kerb outstands- Menadue Street and Rennison Street Intersection. 

Parks and Gardens

  • New May Park tables installed in playground
  • Street Tree Planting   
  • Storm clean-up
  • City Oval mound maintenance
  • Rural Road trimming
  • Natimuk tree maintenance  
  • Rural revegetation program works
  • Wimmera Walk Wetlands landscaping
  • CBD garden bed maintenance  

Rural Infrastructure

  • Shoulder works- HRCC Roads
  • Rural road pothole repairs- multiple locations, short term works – signage in place
  • Tree removals – Quantong Cemetery Road – signage in place
  • Replace damaged culverts – various rural roads
  • Winfield’s Road Construction – signage in place
  • Stage 1 flood recovery works- Brimpaen-Laharum Road.
  • Stage 2 Flood recovery – Dadswells Bridge- Natimuk- Drung South
  • Henty Highway Service Road 

The following are Horsham subdivisional streets that are being constructed by private developers, and in the near future will become publically accessible –

  • Southbank – Stage 11 continuation of McLean Drive and Seater Close.
  • DeCastella Estate(Sunnybrae Stage 10)
  • Colonial Water - Stage 4 – Plozzas Road Lots