Roads receive $1.4 million in government funding

Woy Woy Road at the Horsefield Road hairpin bend.Woy Woy Road at the Horsefield Road hairpin bend.

Road works on the Peninsula totalling $1.4 million have received State and Federal funding.

Almost $1 million of this will be spent in Woy Woy Rd.

The road pavement will be upgraded in Woy Woy Rd near Wattle Cr, Phegans Bay, and “audio” edge and centre lines installed, at a total cost of $305,000.

At Culgoa Rd, Horsfield Bay, a painted median barrier will be installed, with non-skid pavement, shoulder widening around the curve and enhanced warning signs at a cost of $513,000.

Near Nagari Rd, Woy Woy, the road pavement will be upgraded, audio edge and centre lines will be installed, together with vehicle activated signs, at a cost of $165,000.

A total of $238,000 will be spent in Blackwall Rd, Woy Woy.

A raised pedestrian threshold and crossing will be installed with electronic signage at a cost of $130,000.

Pedestrian “safety improvements” will be made for 300 metres and a raised pedestrian crossing installed at a cost of $108,000;

A total of $180,000 has been allocated over two years, for improvements to corner of Mt Ettalong Rd with Hobart Ave.

The project is expected to be designed in 2020-21 at a cost of $50,000, with construction of the shoulder widening, median separation and upgraded road pavement at a cost of $130,000 taking place in 2021-22.

The project aims to reduce the likelihood and severity of crashes.

SOURCE:
Central Coast Council agenda 2.4, 9 Jun 2020

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