Works Zone - Bridge Street and Bridge Lane, Sydney

Decision Maker: Local Pedestrian, Cycling and Traffic Calming Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Determined




It is recommended that the Committee endorse the following reallocation of parking in Sydney as "Works Zone 7am-7pm Mon-Fri 7am-5pm Sat" and "No Stopping Other Times":

(A)      On the southern side of Bridge Street, between the points 5 metres and 13.5 metres east of George Street; and

(B)      On the western side of Bridge Lane, between the points 9.4 metres and 19.4 metres south of Bridge Street.

Subject to the following conditions:

(C)      The Applicant must comply with the Works Zone conditions as stipulated in Schedule C of this agenda.

(D)      The Applicant is not permitted to operate any part of a crane over a public road or hoist/swing goods from a Works Zone across or over any part of a public road by means of a lift, hoist or crane unless a separate approval has been obtained from the City's Construction and Building Certification Services Unit as required under Section 68 of the Local Government Act 1993 and Section 138 of the Roads Act 1993.

(E)      The Applicant must notify adjacent properties of the Works Zone at least 14 days prior to installation and must provide a telephone number of the supervisor responsible for the proposed Works Zone and include contact details in the notification letter to be distributed to affected stakeholders.

(F)       The Applicant must implement appropriate traffic control measures and use RMS Accredited Traffic Controllers to manage vehicular and pedestrian accessibility adjacent to the Works Zone during the hours of operation.

(G)      The Works Zone in Bridge Lane is limited up to an Australian Standard 6.4 metre Small Rigid Vehicle (SRV).

(H)      Should the kerb side lane on Bridge Street be required by Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) for network operations, the Works Zone will operate as "Works Zone 10am-3pm Mon-Fri 7am-5pm Sat" and "No Stopping At Other Times".

(I)        Should the kerb side lane on Bridge Street be required by ACCIONA to carry out light rail works in the area, the Applicant must clear the Works Zone of all vehicles.

(J)       The Applicant must ensure pedestrian and vehicular access to Bridge Lane is maintained during the Works Zone operating hours.

Voting Members for this Item


Voting Members



City of Sydney



Roads and Maritime Services



NSW Police – Sydney City PAC



Representative for the Member for Sydney





The Committee carried the recommendation unanimously.


Infinity Constructions Group has requested a 8.5 metre long Works Zone in Bridge Street and a 10 metre long Works Zone in Bridge Lane, Sydney, to facilitate construction works at 244 George Street, Sydney.

Report author: Ganesh Vengadasalam

Publication date: 16/05/2019

Date of decision: 16/05/2019

Decided at meeting: 16/05/2019 - Local Pedestrian, Cycling and Traffic Calming Committee

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