|Funding Programme:||Roads to Recovery Programme
|Expected Start/Finish:||Jan 2015 - Jun 2016
|Australian Government Contribution:||$400,742
|Local Council/Shire:||Launceston City Council
Westbury Road is a sub arterial road. The link carries around 9,000 vehicles per day and has a 60 kph speed limit. Since the construction of a new subdivision at Bertha Street there is an increase in rear end crashes in this section of road. It is proposed that reducing two lanes to a single uphill lane from Normanstone Road and the addition of a central median lane to provide for right turns into premises and side roads will assist in alleviating this problem.
Paint new line marking , including central right turning lane and uphill bicycle lane.
Construct new access ramps, traffic islands and pedestrian refuge traffic islands.
Realign kerb and channel to suit new pedestrian crossing and to widen the road pavement
to obtain the road width needed.
Install and update traffic signs.
Remove redundant line marking, signs and traffic island near Bertha St.
Reseal: 40mm/14mm aggregate/C320. LCC Project 23445
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Project details last updated: 10/03/2017