Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Bathurst Campus Village Drive Road Works, Stage 2

Project Snapshot

  • Location: Bathurst
  • Cost: $2,300,000
  • Estimated Completion date:
    April 2019
  • Contact: Bruce Barkworth
  • Category: University Support
  • Interruptions

    The first phase will be opened towards the end of February 2019, this area is between the Gymnasium and Building 1297 (Printery).

Bathurst Village Drive Roadworks


The Division of Facilities Management will facilitate rehabilitation works on the Bathurst Campus to Village Drive from the Gymnasium (1220) through to John Oxley Village car park P12, Ordnance Road from Village Drive through to the concrete pavement behind Truskett Library (1412) and Wirri Place.

Design Features

The University's objective is to upgrade of high priority roads to prevent further degradation and ensure roads are safe to use and the elimination of costly temporary patching of the roads.

The completed project will enhance the Traffic movement and identity of the campus.

Design features will include:

  • Rebuilding road pavement
  • Asphaltic concrete surface
  • Traffic calming devices
  • Pedestrian crossings
  • Rectify storm-water flow issues
  • Footpath
  • Kerb and Gutter rectification
  • Road signage and line marking
  • Bus Bay

Sustainability Features

The project will include sustainability practices such as reusing materials where suitable.

Additional Information

Please see the below links to documentation relating to this project:

Please download the campus map, identifying the changed access, should you require further information on this project.

Works will be completed in two stages:

  • Stage 1 will include Wirri Place, Village Drive from the Gymnasium 1220 to Minimbah Place and from Ordnance Road to John Oxley Village car park P12. Stage 1 road closures will be in place from 3rd December 2018 till mid-February 2019. Car park P5 will be closed throughout the duration of Stage 1 and access to car park P6 will be via a temporary road off Wiradjuri Rd.
  • Stage 2 will include Village Drive from Minimbah Place to Ordnance Road and Ordnance Road from Village Drive to and including the disability spaces behind the Library 1412. Stage 2 road closures will be in place from mid-February 2019 till the end of April 2019.

Access to car parks P12 and P13 will be via a temporary road off Ordnance Rd behind the Library 1412. Access to car park P8 via Minimbah Place will be possible during Stage 1, but closed during Stage 2.

Bus services will operate along an alternative route during the duration of works. A temporary bus stop will be located on Wiradjuri Road, opposite building 1430.

Graduations: Works to the Gymnasium end of Stage 1 will cease during graduation celebrations on 13th and 14th December 2018. Access to car park P6 via the temporary road will also cease during the week of graduations from 11th December 2018 till the 14th December 2018 to allow for the establishment of outdoor marques etc. adjacent to Wiradjuri Road.

Progress report

  • Stage 1 Works completed 22nd February 2019
  • Stage 2 Effective 5:00 pm Friday 12th April 2019:
    • Village Drive, Minimbah Place and car park P8 will reopen.
    • Ordnance Road and the temp access road to car parks P12 and P13 (JOV and Macquarie Village) will close.
    • Completion expected late May 2019