Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Outages & Interruptions

Outages & Interruptions

Current outages and interruptions

Planned outages and interruptions

9/2/17 - Wagga Campus, Power Outage

DFM would like to advise that power has been fully restored to the Wagga Wagga Campus. The outage was caused as a result of bird causing an overhead conductor to arc and cause a fault in the system.

25/1/16 - Bathurst Campus, Works at the Learning Commons Building 1412

The Division of Facilities Management is undertaking remedial works to the roof of the Learning Commons (building 1412). Some alteration to access walkways and disabled parking have been made to allow the works to be conducted safely. Details are provided on the works site plan. The works are currently programmed to be completed by early March 2016 (weather permitting). For any access issue contact Peter Scott, Campus Services Manager on 633 84191.

 18/12/15 - Wagga Campus, Binya Way road closure

The Division of Facilities Management wish to advise that the eastern end of Binya Way from Gunbar l will be closed for resurfacing from January 11, 2016, to February 2, 2016, weather permitting. 

No access to this works area will be permitted during this period. Further information including a site plan with traffic detours is available on the Projects Communication Plan dated 17/12/15.

 9/12/15 - Orange Campus, road and car park closure

Please be advised that from December 23, 2015, to January 29, 2016 access to car parks 6, 7, 8 and 9 and the roadway adjacent to them will be closed to all traffic to allow these areas to be upgraded. Further information including a site plan with traffic detours is available on the Projects Communication Plan dated 9/12/15.

20/11/15 - Bathurst Campus, changed access to Car Park

Please be advised that from November 20, 2015, to Friday, February 12, 2016 (12 weeks) all access to and from Car park 7 (P7), alongside Village Drive at CSU in Bathurst, will be via the existing access road adjacent to the Mini-Mart.

This closure is to allow expansion of a builder's compound to complete road works. 

We appreciate your cooperation during this time.

11/11/15 - Bathurst Campus, line marking and pedestrian crossing repainting works

The Division of Facilities Management would like to advise of road line marking and pedestrian crossing repainting at various locations on the Bathurst campus on Wednesday, November 11, 2015.

For line marking, cones will be placed near the lines until they are dry. No road closures are required for the works.  

Pedestrian crossings will be painted in halves. Cones will be placed on the painted sections to allow drying time. Once the first half has dried, the remaining section will be completed.

Cooperation by staff and students during this time is appreciated.

29/10/2015 - Orange Campus, walkway closed - building 1005

Staff and students are advised of the following interruptions planned for Monday, November 9, 2015 on the Orange Campus.

For a period of about three weeks, the Division of Facilities Management (DFM) will be conducting internal, minor works in the research laboratory in building 1005 - see FMCentral for building location.

The walkway up to, and across the front, of the research lab, building 1005, will be closed to pedestrians for the duration of the works.

Access through this area will be available via the ramp and stairs adjacent to the lecture theatres.

To ensure Work Health and Safety on Campus please keep outside of the exclusion zone during these works.

If you would like to discuss this further please contact DFM Maintenance Scheduler, Nathan Totten, on (02) 63657675 or 0417 214 018.

23/10/2015 - Orange Campus, interruption to gas supply and road closures

Staff and students are advised of the following interruptions planned for Monday, October 26, 2015 on the Orange Campus.

The Division of Facilities Management (DFM) will be undertaking works to rectify a fault in the natural gas pipeline; the surrounding area will be closed to pedestrians and all traffic during the works. See map for exclusion zones.

Car parks 5 and 6 and the road between these car parks will be closed to all traffic. 

The Library, building 1005, will be closed from 9.30am.

There will also be a service interruption to the gas supply in the bistro, building 1000.

All buildings and car parks will reopen at the completion of the works – as advised by DFM.

These works ensure the health and safety of staff and students and your assistance is appreciated.

If you would like to discuss this further please contact DFM Client Services Coordinator, Therese King on (02) 6365 7823 or 0419 203 946.

12/10/2015 - Albury Campus, construction work, Gordon Beavan Building

The Division of Facilities Management (DFM) would like to advise staff of minor building works on level 5 of the Gordon Beavan Building, building 673, on the Albury-Wodonga campus on Friday, October 16, 2015. See FMCentral for exact building and office locations.

Work will be carried out in offices 524 and 525, on the western side of the building. These rooms, meeting room 516 (boardroom) and level 5 kitchen/staff areas will be closed during this time.

Access to the video conference room 521 will be via the southern door entered from the corridor past meeting room 516.

Kitchen facilities can be accessed on level 1 or 3.

To ensure the safety of staff, students and visitors access is not permitted to the site or work areas during this construction period.

19/9/2015 - Bathurst Campus, power outage, Buildings 1293 & 1294

Please be advised that a power outage is scheduled for Saturday, September 19, 2015, at Charles Sturt University in Bathurst to allow for essential electrical upgrade works. The outage will take place at the following times and affect buildings 1293 and 1294:

10am to 2pm, Saturday 19th September 2015, Building 1294 (Dobbin Building) and Building 1293 (Sheila Swain Building)

See FMCentral for exact locations.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the impact of these power outages, please don't hesitate to contact Peter Scott, Manager, Campus Services, Division of Facilities Management. Extension 84191 or Mobile 0409 604 945

26/5/2015 - Wagga Wagga Campus, closure of Pugsley Place 

Please be advised that Pugsley Place on the Wagga Wagga campus will be closed on Monday, June 29. The closure is necessary as contractors will be on site to replace communication pits on the roadway. DFM apologises for this inconvenience. See FMCentral for exact location. 

25/5/2015 - Bathurst Campus, Telecommunication pit works

The Division of Information Technology in conjunction with the Division of Facilities Management will be undertaking remedial works that include the removal of hazardous material from eight (8) communication pits located across the Bathurst campus. Works will commence Monday May 25, 2015. Please stay clear of these signed and barricaded work zones. For further information contact Peter Scott, Campus Services Manager

11/12/2014 - Albury- Wodonga Campus, part closure of carpark 2

The southern (unsealed) section of carpark 2, off the main campus entry road, from Elizabeth Mitchell Drive, will be closed from Friday, December 12, 2014 until February 2015.

The northern (sealed) section of the carpark will remain open. Additional carparking is available in carpark P3, P4 and P15 on the ring roads and in Car park P8 east of the Gordon Beavan Building (673). See FMCentral for exact carpark locations. 

The closure of carpark 2 is necessary for upgrade works to be undertaken. Works include surface sealing, stormwater drainage works, footpath improvements and lighting installations.

The project is part of DFM's program to improve facilities on the Albury-Wodonga campus and will allow more efficient use of available parking area. The works will improve the usability and safety of the carpark for students and staff, particularly those using the carpark after daylight hours. 

To ensure the safety of staff, students and visitors to the University the site will be fenced and no staff, student or visitor access is permitted to the work areas. 

22/11/2013 - Albury-Wodonga Campus, temporary power outage

Planned power outages will take place on Saturday, November 22, 2014 to Sunday, November 23, 2014 at Charles Sturt University in Albury-Wodonga.

The following buildings will be affected from 7am Saturday through to 6pm Sunday:

Recreation Centre (Building 672)
Gordon Beavan Building – levels five and six only (673)
CD Blake Lecture Theatre (751)
Academic Accommodation (760)

The outage is necessary to upgrade switchboards.

Power to the Gordon Beavan Building will be off for the duration of the weekend. All other buildings will be isolated at various times only.

For more information contact Albury-Wodonga Campus Service Manager Mark Evans on 6051 9616 or 0409 326 556, or email maevans@csu.edu.au.

View FMCentral for building locations. 

27/10/14 - South Campus, Wagga Wagga, temporary power outage

Electricity supply to Charles Sturt University's South Campus site, Wagga Wagga, will be temporarily interrupted for Essential Energy to carry out maintenance work.

The interruption will take place on Thursday, October 30, 2014 from 9am to 2pm. Works are weather dependent and may be postponed if weather is not suitable.

For further information regarding the planned interruption, contact David Millar on 6933 2280 or 0412 139 007.

12/06/14 - Wagga Wagga campus, winery link road

On Tuesday, June 17, 2014, the westbound lane on McKeown Drive will be closed to allow for road works at the intersection with the new link road to the Charles Sturt University Winery. Traffic signals will be in place. Motorists should expect short delays. See the traffic management plan for more details.

24/04/14 - Albury-Wodonga campus, part carpark closure

The southern (unsealed) section of carpark P2, off the main campus entry road from Elizabeth Mitchell Drive, will be closed from April 24 to noon on Monday, April 28, 2014. The northern (sealed) section on the carpark will remain open.

Additional carparking is available in carparks P3, P4 and P15 on the ring roads and in carpark P8 east of Gordon Beavan Building.

The closure is necessary to allow contractors to conduct geotechnical investigations and testing of the gravel pavement.

To ensure the safety of staff, students and visitors to the University no staff, student or visitor access is permitted to the work areas.

28/02/14 - Wagga Wagga campus, winery link road 

From Monday, March 3 until late May works will be carried out to construct a new road linking the Boorooma Street main entrance to the Charles Sturt University Winery on McKeown Drive (See works map).

The works will also include a road upgrade of Kywong Place, at the entry to the performing arts precinct, repositioning of the RAAF War Monument and upgrades to the shared bike/pedestrian pathway.

Work is expected to take about 13 weeks, weather permitting.

Changed traffic conditions will be in place for Kywong Place and the eastern end of McKeown Drive. When required local traffic control and sign posting will be in place. Planned traffic disruptions are scheduled for March 3 to March 24 and May 7 to May 21.

14/02/14 - Wagga Wagga campus, carpark closure

Car Park P16, off Jingellic Place, Wagga Wagga campus, will be closed from Saturday, February 15 to close of business Monday, February 17, for remediation works to be carried out. 

04/02/14 - Wagga Wagga campus, lane closure Nathan Cobb Drive

Nathan Cobb Drive will be reduced to one lane near carpark P9 on Monday, February 10 and Tuesday, February 11 to allow for the replacement of existing speed humps.

Traffic light control and sign posting will be in place. Short delay are to be expected during the day.

View the traffic management plan.

31/01/14 - Albury-Wodonga campus, Inner Ring Road closure 

Repairs to the inner ring road and stormwater drain adjacent to Rothwells residences and carpark P14 on Albury-Wodonga campus will start on Tuesday, February 4, 2014.

The inner ring road will be closed to all vehicles and will not reopen until Tuesday, February 11. The road will be closed from DIT Building 678 to the intersection with the outer ring road, east of building 764. Vehicles entering the campus from Elizabeth Mitchell Drive (main entry) will be able to continue on the outer ring road and exit at carpark P8, adjacent to DIT Building 678.

Vehicle access and parking in carparks P14 and P15 will not be possible during this period. Alternative carparking will be available in carpark P8 (east of Gordon Beavan Building) as well as P2, P3 and P4 for staff and visitors to the north of the campus, including buildings 754-764.

Construction works will also continue in carpark P14 to provide extra parking for new student residences currently under construction.

To ensure the safety of staff, students and visitors to the University no public access is permitted to the fenced work site or work areas. Pedestrians are requested to stay clear of the site and to walk on the grassed area at the Rothwells residences. Signs will direct pedestrians around the worksite.

A locality plan is available here.

31/01/14 - Wagga campus, Valder Way update

Valder Way between Gunbar Place and Nathan Cobb Drive will now be closed from Monday, February 10, 2014, to allow for road works (stage 2) to commence. Work is expected to take about four to five weeks, subject to site conditions and weather permitting.

Local traffic access to St Francis College/car park will be via a temporary gravel track, access from car park 12, directional signs will be in place. Entry to P12 will be via the new link road as Gunbar Place will be closed. Pedestrian access will be maintained around the construction site. Parking to tennis courts will be off Nathan Cobb Drive.

Valder Way (stage 1) and section of new link road and new entry to P12 will be open from Monday, February 10, 2014. New link road and Valder Way to be completed and open from Monday, March 17, 2014.

For vehicle detours during stage two works see the traffic management plan.

17/01/14 - Wagga campus, Valder Way closure 

Valder Way between Gunbar Place and Nathan Cobb Drive on the Wagga campus will be closed from Monday, February 3 for road works to commence. Work is expected to take about five weeks, subject to site conditions and weather permitting. 

Local traffic access to St Francis College and car park will be maintained, while entry to car park 12 (P12) will be via the new link road, as Gunbar Place will be closed. Pedestrian access will be maintained around the site. 

See traffic management plan for detours. All closures and detours will be signposted on site. 

15/01/14 - Bathurst campus, power outages 

High voltage kiosk maintenance works will take place on the Bathurst campus on Saturday, January 18 and Sunday, January 19.

Power outages of more than one hour are expected when this work is carried out. Schedule dates and time for affected buildings can be found here.

23/12/13 - Bathurst campus, Panorama Avenue entrance 

The construction of a new roundabout and associated upgrading of the road entrance at Panorama Avenue, Bathurst, will require the closure of this entrance to the campus for the period of January 6 to February 7, 2014.

Detour and road closure signage will be in place for this period, with all vehicle access via Research Station Drive (off Browning Street.)

16/12/13 - Wagga campus, Agriculture Avenue road works 

Road work is to commence on Agriculture Avenue, from Pine Gully Road to the proposed Equestrian Centre entry, about 1.3kilometres. The works include rehabilitation and new bitumen resurfacing, new drainage swale and shared path.

Work is expected to take about six to eight weeks, commencing Monday, January 6 2014 - weather permitting.

Vehicle access will be maintained with single lane closures, local traffic control and signposting will be in place during the course of the works, expect short delays throughout the day.

9/12/13 - Albury-Wodonga campus, temporary access interruption, Gordon Beavan Building

DFM advises that works will be carried out adjacent to the stairs in the Level 1 foyer of Gordon Beavan Building, 673, on Wednesday 11 December.

The works may require a short term closure of the entry doors at the north end of the building. Alternative access will be via the southern entry doors opposite Peter Till Building, 666. The stairs to all levels of the building will remain open.

To ensure safety no staff, student or visitor access is permitted to the site or work areas.

29/11/13 - Albury-Wodonga campus, carpark P14 closure

DFM advises that construction of an extension to the Rothwells student residences carpark P14 Albury-Wodonga campus will start Monday 2 December.

Car park P14 will be closed to all vehicles during the construction period from 2 December to the end of January 2014.

The works will provide additional parking for the new student residences currently under construction.

To ensure the safety of staff, students and visitors to the University no staff, student or visitor access is permitted to the fenced work site or work areas. Staff and students are also requested to stay clear of the site and to use the footpath on the western side of the ring road.

27/11/13 - Albury-Wodonga, road closure St Johns Road

DFM advises that demolition of the former farm shed/dairy and stockyards located on Albury-Wodonga Campus at the Kerrs Cottage Site (northern end of St Johns Road) will commence on Monday 2 December. Works are expected to be complete by Friday 6 December.

Access to the Kerr Cottage area including the Sustainability Centre and the community garden will remain open, however it is anticipated that occasional short term closure of the access driveway to the site off St Johns Road may occur.
To ensure the safety of staff, students and visitors to the University no staff, student or visitor access is permitted to the demolition site or work areas.

 See the locality plan

22/11/13 - Albury-Wodonga campus, road closure from P2.

DFM advises that construction of services trenches from Gums Café Building 752 to the new Storage Shed site, west of Learning Commons building 753, on Albury-Wodonga Campus is scheduled to be carried out on Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 November.

The trenching works will start within the fenced construction site and extend outside the site fence, across the access road to the rear of the Gums Café. The gravel access road to the rear of the Gums Café and Learning Commons buildings from carpark P2 will be closed to all vehicle & pedestrian traffic on both days.

To ensure the safety of staff, students and visitors to the University no access is permitted to the fenced work site or work areas. 

Staff and Students are requested to stay clear of the site and to use the footpath between Gums Café and CD Blake Lecture Theatre to access the Learning Commons, CD Blake and Learning Teaching Hub buildings from carpark No. 2 and the Bus Stop.

20/11/13 – Bathurst campus, construction of new roundabout on Mitchell Drive.

The Division of Facilities Management is undertaking the construction of a new vehicle roundabout near the intersections of Mitchell Drive and Village Drive at Bathurst campus. The purpose of the roundabout is to better accommodate traffic entering and exiting the campus at Panorama Ave, and to simplify/make safer the movement of traffic at the junction of these internal roads (includes the access road to the Dentistry & Oral Health and New Health & Wellness Clinics).

Part of these works will be the temporary closure of Mitchell Drive for the period 25th November 2013 to 14th February 2014. During this time, access to Dentistry will be via a road which enters from Research Station Drive. Detour and Traffic control signage will be erected prior to any road closures to advise users of the changed conditions and access to parking. The roundabout's construction is programmed to enable Mitchell Drive to still be used during Graduation ceremonies (18th-20th December inclusive).

Early Works - 13 existing trees will be removed as part of this project. These trees will be replaced with a greater number of advanced trees within the scope of the new landscaping works. Part Site Plan - See detour layout planFurther information - Please refer any queries to Mark Adams, DFM Project Officer.

8/11/13 - Wagga campus, closure of Valder Way from 15 November 2013 for approximately 8 weeks (weather permitting).

DFM wishes to advise closure to a section of Valder Way between Childcare Centre & Gunbar Place, to allow road works (Stage 1) to commence on the New Link road intersection/roundabout and associated works. A traffic management plan shows vehicle detours, which will be as sign posted. Childcare car park and Gunbar Place/P 12, will remain open. Pedestrian access will be maintained around the construction site as currently in place. DFM wishes to apologise for any inconvenience caused.