Work is on schedule as an extensive two year geotechnical hazard study proceeds on Seal Rocks Road to assess the road's stability.
MidCoast Council consultants, Coffey Services Australia began the study last August after several landslips have impacted the road over the past decade.
The consultants completed geotechnical drilling along the road reserves and within the Seal Rock Caravan Park late last year.
The next site investigations will use specialised scientific techniques over two days from next Monday, January 31 on both Number One and Boat beaches, weather permitting.
There will also be some more investigation work undertaken along the road shoulder.
The techniques used on the beaches are non-invasive - they will not penetrate the sand physically.
A hand-held, thin steel rod will be used on the road shoulder investigation to penetrate the ground to find the rock level.
In addition, the study will include a review of existing relevant documentation and data, along with assessment of future conditions affecting the shoreline including erosion and sea level rise.
The study was expected to be finalised by July with community consultation later this year to share the findings and explore the options for the future of the road.
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