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 22 March 2019. 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
  • Drainage works various locations
  • Hutchesson Street Reconstruction
  • Dollar Avenue Reconstruction

Parks and Gardens

  • Irrigation Maintenance
  • Bindii Spraying
  • Selective herbicide program for reserves.
  • Fishing Competition mowing
  • Street Tree Watering
  • Roundabout Works 
  • Water Testing
  • Footpath trimming
  • Spraying ants
  • Desilting Police Paddock and Evans Way
  • South Bank irrigation works
  • Showgrounds clean up and level off the area
  • Hazard tree removals
  • Bodey Court playground – new swing installation

Rural infrastructure

  • Reconstruction of Wonwondah, Dadswells Bridge Road
  • Fixing patches various rural roads, VicRoads/Council Roads
  • Flood Recovery stage 3, Toolondo, Kanagulk, Natimuk area
  • Construction and realignment of Old Hamilton Road
  • Construction of Plush Hannans Road
  • Rural Road reseal program
  • Rural road pothole repairs, multiple locations, short term works, signage in place
  • Replace damaged culverts ,various rural roads
  • Shoulder re sheet program – various locations

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
  • De Castella Estate (Sunnybrae Stage 10)
  • Colonial Water, Stage 5
  • Jenkinson Estate Stage 11