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. 

Operations Department

Projects and associated works that are underway by Horsham Rural City Council staff and contractors in public areas from Friday 16th March 2018. Please note these works may change, subject to weather conditions.

Urban Infrastructure:

  • Footpath repairs - multiple locations, short term works - signage in place
  • Road pothole repairs - multiple locations, short term works - signage in place
  • Harders Street road widening - part of Southbank stage 1
  • Jenkinson Avenue - kerb channel and road construction stage 3
  • Drainage works - various locations 
  • Landy Street reconstruction - Olympic Street to Jackson Street
  • Footpath under Stawell Road bridge upgrade -  footpath closed from 19 March 2018

Parks and Gardens:

  • Install boating buoys -Toolondo
  • Street tree maintenance
  • City centre - mulching
  • City centre - gardens revamp
  • Police paddock - water diversion  
  • Tree planting -Hamilton Street subdivision 
  • Botanic gardens - hazard tree works
  • Irrigation maintenance
  • Community garden works
  • Water testing
  • Corella damage repairs

Rural Infrastructure:

  • Shoulder works- Natimuk-Hamilton Road
  • Stabilising Patches- Natimuk-Hamilton Road - VicRoads
  • Freight Terminal Road - Johnson Asashi entrance works
  • Shoulder re-sheet - Telangatuk East Rocklands Road
  • 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
  • Culvert replacement - Wonwondah-Toolondo Road
  • Wonwondah-Toolondo Road construction

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

  • Southbank - stage 11, continuation of McLean Drive and Seater Close
  • The Wimmera Walk subdivision - street building, Hamilton Street and MacBain Street 
  • Colonial Water - stage 4, Plozzas Road lots
  • Mackies Road subdivision - construction of Mackies Road