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Powercor commences work in Wye

Powercor restoration works in Wye River commenced this week in Karingal Drive, with crews erecting two power poles, stringing more than 600 metres of overhead insulated powerlines and replacing three underground cable services. Powercor will be testing new assets over the coming days and plan to connect the standing properties on Karingal Drive by next [...] read more →
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Vote for the retaining wall

The Victorian Government has commissioned Grocon to replace, repair and establish retaining walls in high-risk locations to ensure public safety throughout Wye River and Separation Creek. Community members can vote for their preferred two colour options to be across the retaining walls in public space where Grocon is managing the works. Community members can pick [...] read more →
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Landslide risks and public safety

As well as the geotechnical assessments and active work being undertaken by Grocon, the Colac Otway Shire and private landowners on retaining walls, Emergency Management Victoria has also established a plan to guide an Incident Control Team (ICT), which is being overseen by the State Response Controller. The establishment of an ICT is undertaken when […]

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Geotechnical risk assessments and management

Geotechnical risks have been a large part of the resettlement planning in Wye River and Separation Creek. This includes the immediate concerns and management steps taken during the clean-up efforts, for the safety of work crews and the community, as well as the longer-term planning across private and public land to reduce the risk of […]

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Retaining walls in WyeSep

As part of the work to reduce the risk of landslips in Wye River and Separation Creek, the Victorian Government has commissioned Grocon to replace, repair or establish retaining walls in high-risk locations to ensure public safety. This work is being fully funded by the Victorian Government. Grocon will replace, repair or establish retaining walls […]

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Paddy’s Path re-opened

Paddy’s Path walking trail re-opened this week following repairs to the track, infrastructure and hazardous tree management. Geotechnical assessment of the path and surrounding reserve has also confirmed that the path can be re-opened to the public. Authorities will continue to monitor local weather conditions as the path may need to be closed for short […]

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Separation Creek bridge update

In relation to pedestrian safety at Separation Creek Bridge, VicRoads Bridge Contractor, Bitu-Mill Civil, is scheduled to complete the concrete deck pour for the Lorne-bound side of the Separation Creek bridge this week (subject to favourable weather). This will include the pedestrian path section across the bridge that will already have a barrier railing. VicRoads […]

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