Harmony at Palmview officially opens

Harmony at Palmview officially opens

This morning the Avid Property Group officially opened Peter Crosby way which is the brand new connection road into Harmony at Palmview.

It has been some 15 years since Palmview was originally envisaged and today marks one step closer to delivery of this brand new master planned community at the very Heart of the Sunshine Coast.

The Sippy Downs and district community association and the volunteers that have driven it along for the past 13 years played an integral part in ensuring that this development had the best possible balance with the least possible negative impact upon the Sippy Downs community.

Councillor Christian Dickson from Division 6, Sunshine Coast Council said of this brand new opening ” This is a fantastic new residential community right in the heart of the Sunshine Coast providing over 20 hectares open space for recreational purposes forming part of the total 100 hectares of open space for the community. This will serve as further community access areas for the existing Sippy Downs community and will provide many new road access points both North to the Sunshine Motorway and South to the Caloundra interchange at Caloundra Road and direct access to the Bruce Highway so in terms of Road access this is good for the community.”

The community association would like to thank have a property group for inviting us to attend and we look forward to forging strong relationships between the entire Palmview community and the Sippy Downs community as a whole.

Removal of on-street parking – Pignata Road, Palmview

Removal of on-street parking – Pignata Road, Palmview

Dear Community,

The Department of Transport and Main Roads wishes to advise you of upcoming preliminary construction activities for the Bruce Highway Upgrade – Caloundra Road to Sunshine Motorway. 

From 5.00am on Tuesday 18 April 2017

For the safety of motorists and construction workers, it will be necessary to remove on-street parking on a small section of Pignata Road as part of preliminary construction works. More detail of the ‘no parking zone’ is in the construction notice attached.

This will allow for construction to begin on a new car pool facility and work to occur on Pignata Road to provide safe access into and out of the facility.

Parking will be removed from the remainder of Pignata Road once the new car pool facility is opened to the public and construction work moves into these areas. Construction of the car pool facility is expected to take approximately six months to complete.

These no parking arrangements will remain in place until construction is completed in late 2020, weather permitting.

What else to expect:

Work in this area is expected to be undertaken
Monday to Friday, from 6am to 6pm.
As construction ramps up, the community should expect:

  • Increased construction traffic: The number of construction and heavy vehicles will increase on Pignata Road. Please take care when travelling on this road.
  • Audible noise: Audible noise from construction activities and heavy machinery can be expected.
    Reversing beepers are a safety requirement and will be used at all times during work hours.
  • Changed traffic conditions: Reduced speed
    limits will be in place in this area. Traffic
    controllers will also be present at times during working hours.

PDF File Here – http://sippydowns.qld.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/CN05_Removal-of-on-street-parking-Pignata-Road_Apr17_FINAL.pdf

If you have any questions about these activities, please contact the project team on 1800 749 022 or by emailing brucehwycr2sm@tmr.qld.gov.au.

Kind regards,

Project Team
Bruce Highway Upgrade – Caloundra Road to Sunshine Motorway

North Coast District | Program Delivery And Operations | Department of Transport and Main Roads

PO Box 1600 | Maroochydore Qld 4558
P: 1800 749 022 | F: (07) 5451 7098
E: brucehwycr2sm@tmr.qld.gov.au

W: www.tmr.qld.gov.au/brucehwycaloundra2sunshinemwy

Construction notice – Bruce Highway Upgrade

Construction notice – Bruce Highway Upgrade

Temporary eastbound ramp closures – Sippy Downs interchange

(See PDF FLYER HERE) 
Preliminary construction is continuing on the Bruce Highway Upgrade – Caloundra Road to Sunshine Motorway in preparation for major construction to begin in mid-2017. 

As part of preliminary construction activities, the location of underground services need to be confirmed so that detailed planning for construction can progress.

Pot holing techniques and a vacuum truck are typically used to locate, identify and confirm the depth of existing underground utilities. 

Due to the proximity of the water main to the eastbound entry and exit ramps at Sippy Downs interchange, the ramps will need to be temporarily closed while service location works are undertaken. 

Please note, access to and from Tanawha Tourist Drive will be maintained via the signalised intersection on the northern side of the Sippy Downs interchange during the ramp closure. The changed traffic conditions are shown on a map overleaf.

Working hours

These service location works will be undertaken at night, from 8pm to 5am, to safeguard construction workers and motorists. 

Works on the entry and exit ramps will commence on Sunday 9 April 2017 and are expected to be completed over two separate nights.

Please note this schedule is subject to change due to weather and other site conditions.

What to expect

• Temporary ramp closures: The eastbound entry and exit ramps at the Sippy Downs interchange will be closed to all road users over two separate nights to facilitate these works.

• Access: Access to and from Tanawha Tourist Drive will be maintained via the signalised intersection on the northern side of the Sippy Downs interchange. 

• Audible noise: Audible noise from construction activities and heavy machinery can be expected.

Reversing beepers and flashing lights are a safety requirement and will be used at all times during work hours.

• Traffic control: Traffic control will be in place with reduced speed limits near the work zone. Motorists should expect short delays during these works. 

Subscribe to the free SMS and email service to receive regular updates about project activities and construction. To register, please visit the project website at www.tmr.qld.gov.au (search for ‘Caloundra Road interchange’).

April 2017

Ref: CN06

What’s next

Detailed design work is continuing to prepare a final design for construction. Preliminary construction works are on track for major construction to begin in mid-2017.

Other preliminary construction activities include:

• survey and other monitoring and investigation works 

• site preparation works for the main site compound and satellite offices

• vegetation trimming and removal

• building demolition works.

Harmony by AVID Property Updates

Harmony by AVID Property Updates

The SDDCA provides this community website for the use and benefit of each and every community member and offers organisations and individuals the opportunity to publish news, editorials, community updates or anything that is not of a commercial nature.

We have just created a publishing account for AVID Property Group who is the developer for the Palmview Development right in here Sippy Down’s backyard.

This enables them to publish updates and information directly to you, the community so that there is no delay between them needing to share news with you all by taking out the middle man! (The middle men and women in this case is our community volunteers share community news and information that has been emailed to us, picked up online or raised by members.

avid-harmonyWhen you see updates by “Harmony by AVID Updates” it will be news that may affect some or all of the community relating to the Harmony development in Palmview so keep an eye out to ensure you are aware of whats happening locally.

This post also doubles as a test to ensure the new publishing account shares posts instantly to the Community Website Facebook Page, Google Community Page and Twitter accounts.

Do you want to share community news and information as a local resident or local organisation? Contact us today to have your account created or simply register using our online registration form.

Sippy Downs Parks Master Plan – Project News and Survey

Sippy Downs Parks Master Plan – Project News and Survey

Sippy Downs residents here is you chance to truly have your say about future parks upgrades for the entire area.

This is an absolutely fantastic opportunity for local residents to actively take part in providing Sunshine Coast Council and in turn Cr Christian Dickson – Division 6 the information they need to deliver future improvements to parks in Sippy Downs, Queensland that are truly needed and wanted.

It is essential that as local residents we all take part in this survey to ensure that the upgrades to be included in this Master Plan are truly representative of community needs and wants.

We are very excited to not only see these upgrades on their way but thrilled to see the consultation for this master plan being delivered in a way that is truly collaborative, inclusive and available to each and every local resident including mail outs to residents letterboxes for those who do not use social media or local news and information websites.

Been wanting an upgrade to your local park? The more responses you harvest for your local park the greater the likely hood of it’s inclusion in the final plans so share this post as widely as possible.

Survey link to “Survey Monkey”

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SippyDownsParksMasterPlan

Download a PDF copy of the Survey and submit via email

http://www.sippydowns.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Sippy-Downs-Parks-Master-Plan-Project-News.pdf

Sippy Downs and District Community Association
Serving the local community since 2003

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