October 2021 -

This project is currently on track with the team working on the western side of the road. Initial base preparation are ongoing and the next work program will include storm water works and services installation.

The eastern side of the road is open for public access.

About the project

Shellharbour City Council has started work on a major upgrade of Bass Point Tourist Road, Shell Cove.

Bass Point Tourist Road leads to the popular tourist destination Bass Point Reserve, well known for its heritage significance and diverse marine habitat.

What are the improvements?

The 850 metres long and 12 metre wide road upgrade will provide significant improvements to the overall road quality and improve safety. The work includes road reconstruction including kerb and gutter, linemarking, a new stormwater network, lighting, traffic calming devices, signage and landscaping, as well as placement of boulders and log fences to manage reserve access.

When will construction start?

Construction commenced 16 August 2021 and is expected to be completed in March 2022.

Majority of work will be completed Monday to Friday between 7am to 5pm. Some weekend work may be required.

Will I be able to travel to Bass Point?

Yes, traffic management will be in place during construction.

Bass Point Tourist Road Upgrade

Red outline indicates the project area.