SHIRE OF IRWIN - A BRILLIANT BLEND

Roads, Drainage & Lighting

Roads, Drainage & Lighting

Who is responsible?

State owned main roads

Please contact Main Roads Western Australia for traffic enquiries regarding the following roads:

  • Brand Highway - 90km and 110km zones 
  • Midlands Road

MAIN ROADS

 

Please contact the Shire of Irwin for traffic enquiries regarding the following state owned roads: 

  • Brand Highway - 70km zones in the Shire of Irwin

SHIRE OF IRWIN

Local roads

Traffic enquiries regarding all other roads within the Shire should be directed to the Shire of Irwin.

SHIRE OF IRWIN

Regulatory road signs

Regulatory signage, which incorporates stop, giveway, no u-turn, no left turn, no right turn and speed signs are the responsibility of Main Roads Western Australia.

 

Enquiries regarding regulatory signage within the Shire of Irwin should be directed to Main Roads Western Australia.

MAIN ROADS

Drainage

The Shire of Irwin provides and maintains all stormwater drainage infrastructure within the Shire. This includes the construction of open drains and piped drainage systems which transport the water to sumps, bubble-up structures and swales.

The Shire carries out regular maintenance including clearing blocked drains, and improving and replacing old drainage infrastructure.

Please direct any drainage maintenance or flooding enquiries to the Shire’s Customer Service Team.

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Street lighting

The majority of the Shire’s street lighting is owned and maintained by Western Power.

The Shire of Irwin owns and maintains lighting throughout the Shire in relation to:

  • Parks, reserves and ovals
  • Boardwalks
  • Shire buildings
  • Public ablution facilities
Reporting street lighting faults

Western Power Light Poles

Phone (general): 13 13 51
Phone (general): 1800 622 008
Western Power Website

Verges

The verge is the area of land that lies between the road edge and the property boundary set aside for public utilities, including gas and water, paths and street trees.

The street verge is part of the road reserve and is land that is not owned by any one person or organisation. The Shire is responsible for controlling the development of street verges, the provision and maintenance of street trees and verge maintenance adjacent to the Shire’s parks and reserves.

For more information regarding verges please refer to the following link: 

verge information page