Watt Rd temporary closure

By Ashlea Witoslawski

Watt Rd in Shepparton will be closed from Watt Rd Bridge through to Riverview Drive on Monday, August 12.

Greater Shepparton City Council will be undertaking an inspection of the bridge deck surface as well as shoulder maintenance along sections of the road.

The road will be closed immediately after the morning peak about 9 am and reopened in time for the afternoon peak about 3 pm. 

For more information, phone council works team leader John Lloyd on 5832 9700.

Shade shelter for botanical gardens 

A planning permit application has been placed on public notice by Greater Shepparton City Council for a new shelter at the Australian Botanical Gardens Shepparton. 

The shade is expected to cover an area currently used as part of the nursery. 

According to the application, the shelter will be erected by the Friends of the Botanical Garden group in conjunction with the Work for the Dole program to help cultivate and grow new plants. 

The current estimated cost is $6000.