Roads & Traffic

Roads and Traffic is controlled by Council's Engineering Services Department. Council maintains a road network of over 1600kms.

This is made up of:

  • Regional road:   120kms
  • State road:   29kms
  • Local sealed road:   307kms
  • Gravel road:   753kms
  • Earth and unformed road:   380kms

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If you require any further information please contact Council.

Five ways to a Safe Holiday

To our residents and visitors travelling in our shire, please take five minutes to read these handy hints and tips...




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Footpath Construction

In this section of Council's website you will find information on funded works for the coming year. Climatic constraints & unforseeable delays may mean some of these works are postponed.

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Local Roads Classification

Lockhart Shire Council, at its Ordinary Meeting 19th March 2001, formally adopted a revised policy on "Local Roads Classification and Maintenance" with its associated Road Hierarchy.

Local Roads Classification and Maintenance

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Nature Strips

Council considered a detailed report on this question, given the climate in which we live, and Council has resolved as follows:

  1. That residents are now allowed to gravel the entire, unsealed nature strip area with a gravel t...

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Oversize/Overmass Vehicle Permits

In NSW the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator has delegated to each Road Manager the power to issue Class 1 access permits for the roads for which it is the Road Manager. An operator must obtain a permit from each NSW Road Manager (in its capacity ...

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Road Safety Officer

Introducing Kim Schultz as our newly appointed Road Safety Officer for the Greater Hume Shire Council and the Lockhart Shire Council.

Kim has been involved with Road and Driver Safety for 16 years, delivering advanced and 4x4 driving p...

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Road-Side Safety

You may be aware that Transport for NSW launched a campaign in December highlighting road-side safety issues for occupations that work by the road. Called ‘Slow Down and Give Us Space’ the video (

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Works Programs

In this section of Council's website you will find information on funded works for the coming year.

Climatic constraints & unforseeable delays may mean some of these works are postponed. 

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