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Administered by: Infrastructure and Regional Development
Published Date 19 Dec 2014

New South Wales Class 3 Grain Harvest Management Scheme Mass Exemption (Notice) 2014 (No. 1) Amendment Notice (No. 11)

 

Purpose

1.        The purpose of this notice is to exempt a heavy vehicle to which it applies from stated prescribed mass requirements in Schedule 1 of the Heavy Vehicle (Mass, Dimension and Loading) National Regulation.

Authorising Provision

2.       This notice is made under section 119 and Schedule 1 section 23 of the Heavy Vehicle National Law.

Commencement

3.       This notice commences on the date of publication in the Commonwealth Gazette.

Expiry

4.       This notice expires on 30 June 2016.

Title

5.       This notice may be cited as the New South Wales Class 3 Grain Harvest Management Scheme Mass Exemption (Notice) 2014 (No. 1) Amendment Notice (No. 11).

Amendment

6.       This Notice amends Schedule 1 of the New South Wales Class 3 Grain Harvest Management Scheme Mass Exemption (Notice) 2014 (No. 1) by omitting Table 1 of that schedule and replacing it with Table 1 of Schedule 1 of this notice.

Declaration


I, Sal Petroccitto, delegate of the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator hereby exempt the heavy vehicles specified in this notice from the stated requirements of the Heavy Vehicle (Mass Dimension and Loading) National Regulation to the extent and on the conditions specified in this notice.

 

Dated 17 December 2014

 

Sal Petroccitto

Chief Executive Officer

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator


 

Schedule 1

Table 1 – Participating councils, conditions of access, and excluded areas and routes


Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Column 4

Participating Council

Conditions of Access

Included Area(s)/ Route(s)

Excluded Area(s)/ Route(s)

Bathurst Regional Council

Nil

All of the Local Government Area

      Nil

Berrigan Shire Council

1 October 2014 – 30 April 2015

All of the Local Government Area

      Nil

Bland Shire Council

1. 28 October 2014 – 1 March 2015 and

2. 28 October 2015 – 1 March 2016.

3. All vehicles should abide by the time, speed and travel restrictions outlined in the National Class 2 Heavy Vehicle B Double Authorisation (Notice) 2014

Note that all bridges and culverts within Bland Shire Council have not been assessed for overmass use

All of the Local Government Area

      Nil

Blayney Shire Council

Nil

All of the Local Government Area

      Nil

Bogan Shire Council

Nil

All of the Local Government Area

       Nil

Boorowa Council

Nil

All of the Local Government Area

·         Bennett Springs Bridge (Load limit 20 tonnes)

·         Cocomingla Bridge (Load limit 5 tonnes)

Bourke Shire Council

1. Regional and rural local roads may be travelled in dry times only.

2. All unsealed roads in Bourke Shire Council are closed when wet.

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Carrathool Shire Council

1. Gravel and dirt roads are to be dry weather roads only

2. Travel restricted to a maximum of 80kph

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Cobar Shire Council

Nil

All of the Local Government Area

       Nil

Cabonne Shire Council

Nil

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Conargo Shire Council

1 October 2014 - 30 April 2015

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Coolamon Shire Council

1 October 2014 - 31 January 2015

Note- If road conditions deteriorate to a level where they are not safe they will be closed and removed from the Scheme

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Coonamble Shire Council

Nil

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Cootamundra Shire Council

Nil

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Corowa Shire Council

Nil

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Cowra Shire Council

The restrictions on B-doubles outlined in Council’s existing Heavy Vehicle Routes policy must be adhered to

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Deniliquin Shire Council

Nil

All B-double and road train routes, in the Local Government Area, that have been published in the Gazette.

 

All other areas/routes not mentioned in Column 3

Dubbo City Council

Nil

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Forbes Shire Council

Nil

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Gilgandra Shire Council

1. No B-doubles, AB-triples or road trains have access rights over the bridges sign posted as having weight bearing limits

2. For B-triples and AB-triples:

·         Certified road friendly suspension

·         Accreditation under the NHVAS Mass and Maintenance Modules

·         Enrolment in the IAP

·         Compliance with operation conditions applied to B-triples and AB-triples

3. For Modern Type 1 (A-double) Road Trains:

·         Vehicles must use tri-axle dollies that are fitted with certified road friendly suspension (can be air or spring)

·         Accreditation under the NHVAS Maintenance Module

·         Enrolment in the IAP for operation at HML

·         All shire rural roads

·         Regional Road No.7526 (Hargraves Lane) (Gilgandra Heavy Vehicle Bypass) within the Gilgandra township

·         Federation Street (Gilgandra Heavy Vehicle Bypass) within the Gilgandra township

·         Bridge Street, within the village of Tooraweenah

·         Total length of Merrigal Street within the village of Armatree

·         Myall Street between Yarran and Cambara Streets within the village of Armatree and

·         Cambara Street within the village of Armatree

 

All other areas/routes not mentioned in Column 3

Goulburn Mulwaree

1. This consent is granted from 1 November 2014 to 30 November 2015

2. B Doubles and HML vehicles are restricted to existing approved routes within the LGA

3. No heavy vehicles shall access timber bridges and roads with local restrictions

All of the Local Government Area

Bridges with load limits:

·         Oallen Ford Road (Shoalhaven R) – 5T

·         Spa Road – 5T

·         Gurrundah Rd (Wollondilly R) – 12T

·         Thornford Rd – 14T

·         Carrick Rd – 21T\Henry Parks Rd – 22T

·         Currawang Rd (Mulwaree R) closed with bypass

·         Mayfield Rd – closed with bypass

Roads with load limits:

·         Oallen Ford Rd (Windellama – Sandy Point) – 15T

Greater Hume Shire Council

Vehicles must abide by length and load limits on those roads which carry load/length limit signage

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Griffith City Council

1. This consent is granted with restrictions to travel time by individual grain:

Wheat/barley/oats: 15 October 2014 to 31 January 2015 and

15 October 2015 to 31 January 2016

Triticale:

1 November 2014 to 31 January 2015 and 1 November 2015 to 31 January 2016

Sorghum:

1 November 2014 to 30 June 2015 and 1 November 2015 to 30 June 2016

Millets:

1 November 2014 to 31 January 2015 and 1 November 2015 to 31 January 2016

Rice and Maize:

1 February 2015 to 30 June 2015 and 1 February 2016 to 30 June 2016

Canola/monola:

15 October 2014 to 31 December 2014 and 15 October 2015 to 31 December 2015

Sunflowers/safflower:

1 February 2015 to 31 May 2015 and 1 February 2016 to 31 May 2016

Chickpeas, faba beans, lupins, mung beans, field peas, soy beans, vetch, lentils:

15 October 2014 to 31 March 2015 and 15 October 2015 to 31 March 2016.

Note: Council will close any route that may be adversely affected due to weather conditions and/or pavement failure in accordance with the Roads Act.

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Gunnedah Shire Council

Nil

All of the local Government Area

Nil

Gwydir Shire Council

Nil

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Harden Shire Council

Nil

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Hay Shire Council

This consent is granted with restrictions to travel time by individual grain:

Wheat/barley/oats: 15 October 2014 to 31 January 2015

Triticale:

1 November 2014 to 31 January 2015

Sorghum:

1 November 2014 to 31 May 2015

Millets:

1 November 2014 to 31 January 2015

Rice and maize:

1 February 2015 to 30 April 2015

Canola/monola:

15 October 2014 to 31 December 2014

Sunflowers/safflower:

1 February 2015 to 31 May 2015

Chickpeas, faba beans, lupins, mung beans, field peas, soy beans, vetch, lentils:

15 October 2014 to 31 January 2015

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Inverell Shire Council

Nil

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Jerilderie Shire Council

1 November 2014 – 31 May 2015

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Junee Shire Council

Nil

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Lachlan Shire Council

1. No travel if there is water over the road, the road is closed, or on unsealed roads if restricted to light vehicles up to 3 tonnes due to rain, or if other temporary restriction applies.

 

2. Maximum 80 km/h speed on all unsealed roads and on sealed roads where the seal is so narrow as to require travelling on the unsealed shoulder to pass another vehicle.

 

3. No stopping or parking in urban streets within ten metres of a driveway for more than 15 minutes.

 

4. No loading or unloading cargo in urban streets.

 

5. No reversing into or out of a road or depot.

All of the Local Government Area except the locations listed in Column 4

 

·         Island Creek bridge on SR88

·         Fairholme Road;

·         bridge on SR189 Sheet of Water Road;

·         Curlew Waters Estate bridge on McInnes Road;

·         Bathurst Street, Condobolin between William and Denison Streets;

·         Marsden Street, Condobolin between William and McDonnell Streets;

·         Foster Street, Lake Cargelligo, between Lorne and Canada Streets.

Lake Macquarie City Council

Nil

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Liverpool Plains Shire Council

Nil

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Leeton Shire Council

Nil

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Lockhart Shire Council

1 November 2014 – 1 February 2015

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Moree Plains Shire Council

1.  Gravel and dirt roads are to be dry weather roads only

2. Maximum 80 km/h speed on all unsealed roads

3.  Participation between 9 October 2014 – 31 December 2014; and

26 January 2015 -28 February 2015 only

All 25/26 metre B-double and road train routes, in the Local Government Area, that have been published in the Gazette.

 

All other areas/routes not mentioned in Column 3

Murray Shire Council

1 October 2014 – 31 May 2015

and

1 October 2015 – 31 May 2016

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Murrumbidgee Shire Council

1. 1 October 2014 – 30 June 2015

2. No heavy vehicle movements during wet weather on unsealed roads and a minimum of 48 hours after rain has ceased

3. 80km/hr speed restrictions

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Narrabri Shire Council

Load limited bridges are to strictly retain load limits, as per signage.

All of the local Government Area except load limited bridges

Nil

Narromine Shire Council

Nil

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Narrandera Shire Council

Nil

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Orange City Council

Nil

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Palerang Shire Council

Nil

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Parkes Shire Council

Nil

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Tamworth Shire Council

Nil

All of the Local Government Area except bridges identified in Column 4

Bridges not to be traversed by any vehicle participating in the GHMS [This list should be read in conjunction with the list of signposted load restricted bridges at http://www.tamworth.nsw.gov.au/Council/Roads-and-Bridges/Load-Limited-Bridges/default.aspx ]

 

·         Ascot Bridge (Duri Dungowan Rd)

·         Attunga Creek Bridge (Garthowen Rd)

·         Blanch’s Bridge (Halls Creek Road)

·         Bowmans Bridge (Wimborne Rd)

·         Brown’s Spring Creek Bridge (Top Somerton Rd)

·         Burindi Bridge (Burindi Rd)

·         Burrs Bridge (Main Rd 106)

·         Carlisles Gully Bridge (Airlie Stock Route Rd)

·         Clay Gully Bridge (New Winton Rd)

·         Connors Creek Bridge (Main Rd 132)

·         Crown Mountain Bridge (Pera Linton Rd)

·         Davidsons Bridge (Thorntons Rd)

·         Dungowan Station Bridge (Regional Rd 7718)

·         Dwyers Bridge (Back Kootingal Rd)

·         Eumaralla Bridge (Main Rd 106)

·         Georges Bridge (Old Winton Rd)

·         Glenoak Culvert no. 1 (Crawney Rd)

·         Glenriddle Bridge (Pera Linton Rd)

·         Goonoo Goonoo Bridge (Middlebrook Rd)

·         Gowrie Bridge (Top Gowrie Rd)

·         Hanning Bridge (Watsons Creek Rd)

·         Hawkins Creek Bridge (Trevallyn Rd)

·         Herdens Bridge (Main Rd 105)

·         Herdens Bridge (Dungowan Creek Bridge, Limbri Weabonga Rd)

·         Higgins Bridge (Higgins Ave)

·         Hydes Creek Bridge (West Bank Road)

·         Jewry Bridge (Regional Road 7744)

·         Junction Bridge (retreat Rd)

·         Limbri Bridge (Limbri Weabonga Rd)

·         Little Creek Bridge (Trevallyn Rd)

·         Lucella Bridge (Garoo Rd)

·         Mandowa Bridge (Main Rd 357)

·         Mayvale Culvert (Mayvale Rd)

·         Middlebrook Creek Bridge (Main Rd 106)

·         Moonbi Creek Bridge (Charles St)

·         Muluerindi Bridge (Havannah St)

·         Mundowey Bridge (Halls Creek Rd)

·         Nundle Creek Bridge (Crawney Rd)

·         Oakenville Creek Bridge (Old Hanging Rock Rd)

·         Oakey Creek Bridge (Split Rock Dam Rd)

·         O’Briens Bridge (O’Briens Lane)

·         Ogunbil Bridge (regional Rd 7718)

·         Paradise Bridge (King George V Ave)

·         Park Bridge (Namoi River Rd)

·         Peel River Bridge (Regional Rd 7711)

·         Percy James Bridge (Mt Lindesay Rd)

·         Prestwick Bridge (Weabonga Rd)

·         Pullmans Bridge (Upper Moore Creek Rd)

·         Reedy Creek Bridge (Loomberah Rd)

·         Ridds Bridge (Duri Winton Rd)

·         Rushes Creek Bridge (Regional Rd 7711)

·         Sandy Creek Bridge (Old Winton Rd)

·         Slaty Gully Bridge (Trevallyn Rd)

·         Stockyard Bridge (Recreation Ground Rd)

·         Sugarloaf Creek Bridge (Garoo Rd)

·         Tangaratta Creek Bridge (New Winton Rd)

·         Terrible Billy Creek Bridge (Regional Rd 7718)

·         Tongues Bridge (Loomberah Rd)

·         Vernings Culvert (Limbri Rd)

·         Watsons Creek Bridge (Watsons Creek Manilla Rd)

·         Whittens Bridge (Gowrie Rd)

·         Yellow Gully Bridge No 1 (Top Somerton Rd)

·         Yellow Gully Bridge No 2 (Lower Somerton Rd)

Temora Shire Council

1 October 2014 – 1 March 2015

and

1 October 2015 – 1 March 2016

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Upper Hunter Shire Council

Nil

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Upper Lachlan Shire Council

Nil

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Urana Shire Council

1 October 2014 – 30 April 2015

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Wakool Shire Council

Nil

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

 

Walgett Shire Council

1. All unsealed roads are open with caution. Travellers are advised that if they fail to abide to road signage and/or cause damage to road surfaces, they could be liable for prosecution and cost of repairs under the Road Act

Note: Please refer to the Walgett Shire Council website for updated road condition information or contact Walgett Shire Council on 02 6828 6194

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Warren Shire Council

      Nil

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Warrumbungle Shire Council

Nil

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Weddin Shire Council

Nil

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Wellington Shire Council

Nil

All of the Local Government Area

Nil

Young Shire Council

1 October 2014 – 30 June 2015

All of the Local Government Area

Nil