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Council Planning to undertake extensive traffic works throughout the local area in 2017 - 2018

Posted 11 August 2017 by (Hurstville News)

Council planning to undertake extensive traffic works throughout the local area in 2017-2018 Georges River Council Administrator John Rayner said Council is planning to undertake several traffic improvement projects throughout the local government area during the 2017-2018 financial year. Mr Rayner explained that the works, which will total $700,000, will see significant benefits delivered to the local community and reduce the backlog of necessary works. andldquo;Included in the works planned for the year, approximately $190,000 has been allocated to the construction of a new roundabout at the intersection of Belmore and Clarendon Roads, Peakhurst. This roundabout will be funded under the Federal Governmentandrsquo;s Black Spot Program,andrdquo; he said. andldquo;This project will see new refuge islands constructed, new signs installed, line marking and a new roundabout, which will result in improvements to traffic congestion and pedestrian safety in the area.andrdquo; andldquo;Council will also be planning the installation of a new pedestrian crossing on Kensington Street, Kogarah, which will cost just over $60,000.andrdquo; andldquo;$100,000 will be allocated to the kerb extension and construction of a new pedestrian refuge island on the Lilly Street Bridge, Hurstville.andrdquo; Mr Rayner added that Council also plans to install a number of pedestrian refuges throughout the local area, which will lead to greater pedestrian safety. andldquo;Some of the planned pedestrian refuge islands will be constructed at Connelly Street, Penshurst; Pallamana Parade, Beverly Hills; Roberts Avenue, Mortdale; Rose Street, Hurstville; and Oatley Avenue, Oatley.andrdquo; andldquo;All of these projects will range in costs from $30,000 to $45,000.andrdquo;For more information about the traffic works planned over the 2017-2018 financial year, please contact Council via 9330 6400.