For several months now I've been seeing red and white paint marking something as I ride up Flagstaff Hill road.
Yesterday a friend sent me the link below.
Bit of digging has revealed a "Release for public comment" worthy of the Vogon construction force.
The initial public comment time was on three times.
It's been advertised......somewhere over the rainbow.
Signs on Flagstaff hill road advising people? Nope.
For people that ride up and down the road this may be critical. For me it is, its my commute, its my way to the flats, its my way back.
Please read the comments and contribute at the url below.
When governments rush processes and keep them very very quiet I get very very curious.
Here is a text copy and paste from the web page:
We are seeking your feedback on the Flagstaff Road Upgrade project.
We are in the planning and design stage of our Flagstaff Road Upgrade project and we are seeking your views to help inform the development of the preferred design concept.
For 800 metres of its overall length between Hyland Avenue and Bonneyview Road, the road consists of only three lanes. Flow on the centre lane is reversed daily to cope with peak-hour traffic in the mornings and evenings. This is a potential cause of confusion for motorists travelling during these periods and remains a safety concern.
An additional lane will be installed as a permanent two-way dual carriageway. This map highlights the scope of works and location of the Flagstaf...
Once complete, it is expected that the upgrade will:
Community and stakeholder engagement is an important part of the planning process and as planning progresses consultation with residents, land owners and business owners will occur to help inform and develop the preferred concept and design.
To have your say:
Please note that submissions will not be responded to between COB Tuesday 24 December 2019 and 9am Monday 6 January 2020.
All feedback and concerns will be considered as the project team continues through the design process to identify a preferred solution that balances the needs of the project’s various stakeholders.
Further consultation will occur throughout the planning and design phase, which will conclude in 2020.
For more information:
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Tue, 7 Jan 2020 at 5:00 PM