Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast Scot MacDonald MLC today announced work will start next week to improve safety for motorists on Wilfred Barret Drive at Norah Head.
Mr MacDonald said the NSW Government has allocated $400,000 for a safety upgrade through the NSW Safer Roads Program to improve safety for motorists south of Denison Street.
“In the five years to June 2014 there were five crashes at this location, all resulting in injury, including three crashes where a vehicle veered off the road,” Mr MacDonald said.
“This work will involve shoulder widening and installing kerb side safety barriers around the curve south of Denison Street.
“Cyclist safety will also be improved with a new southbound cyclist lane provided.”
Work will be carried out from Monday 5 June and is expected to be completed in five weeks, weather permitting.
To minimise the impact to motorists, work will be carried out Sunday to Thursday between 7pm and 5am. Some work will also be carried out during the week between 7am and 5pm when required.
Lane closures will be in place and may affect travel times. Motorists are advised to follow the direction of traffic controllers, signs and keep to the reduced speed limits.
Roads and Maritime thanks the community for its patience while this work is carried out.
For the latest traffic information visit www.livetraffic.com, download the Live Traffic App or call the Transport Management Centre on 132 701
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