City Council is advising motorists to prepare for changes in Junction Court as
work is undertaken to create a shared zone.
will be significantly slowed in Junction Court after the RMS provided approval
for a 10km/h speed limit and construction of a speed hump within the roadway.
said Council staff were working closely with the RMS to address pedestrian
safety issues in this area.
said that with over 1,800 pedestrians and 200 motor vehicles utilising Junction
Court daily it was imperative that local residents take care when using this
staff have recently observed a concerning number of pedestrians choosing not to
comply with the road rules relating to the crossing of a traffic light
controlled intersection at Junction Court,” said Mr Stewart.
are reminded to use the push buttons at the entrance to the court and must only
cross on the pedestrian phase, unless within the designated shared zone.” said
will be installing a number of treatments within Junction Court in the coming
weeks to help define the shared zone and address issues with pedestrian safety.
10km/h shared zone will commence approximately eight metres to the east of the
traffic lights. Motorists and pedestrians are reminded that when driving or
riding in a shared zone, vehicles need to give way to pedestrians and keep to
the 10km/h speed limit.
speed hump will be installed west of O’Connell Lane.
will be installed over a short distance between the bollards east of the marked
signalised foot crossing in Junction Court in an effort to encourage
pedestrians to cross at the traffic lights.
In the interim,
Mr Stewart said Council requests motorists to drive with caution when entering
Junction Court given the high pedestrian nature of the area.
of Assets and Works, Ben Stewart - 4429 3298