Crash on the corner of Fitzroy and Bolsover Streets Photo Lisa Benoit / The Morning Bulletin
Crash on the corner of Fitzroy and Bolsover Streets Photo Lisa Benoit / The Morning Bulletin Lisa Benoit

Troublesome CBD intersection to get makeover next year

THE troublesome intersection of Fitzroy and Bolsover St will get a makeover next financial year to reduce the number of accidents.

The State Government has committed nearly $1.5 million dollars to fix black spots on major roads in Rockhampton, with that intersection one of 10 to be included.

LNP candidate for Rockhampton Bridie Luva. Photo Allan Reinikka / The Morning Bulletin
LNP candidate for Rockhampton Bridie Luva. Photo Allan Reinikka / The Morning Bulletin Allan Reinikka Rokaluva

Upgrades include new road signage and improved light signalling arrangements, which includes extra turn arrows and more visible LED lights.

"There are at least 10 projects scheduled for the next financial year and I will fight to ensure local road safety issues in Rockhampton remain a priority for the LNP government," she said.

One of the key works will be upgrading the intersection at Bolsover and Fitzroy St, which will see turn arrows put in at all four entries.

A Department of Transport and Main Roads spokesperson said the majority of crashes at the intersection involved vehicles turning into oncoming traffic when the dedicated green arrow finished.

"The Neville Hewitt Bridge will also have a "Vehicles Queuing" sign installed to alert southbound drivers of congestion on the bridge aimed at reducing the number of nose-to-tail accidents."

 

UPGRADES

Fitzroy St and Bolsover St

Musgrave St and High St

George St and Fitzroy St

Gladstone Rd and Derby St

Albert St and Bolsover St

Albert St and Campbell St

George St and Denham St

Moores Creek Rd, Alexandra St and High St

Yaamba Rd, Musgrave St and Moores Creek Rd

Neville Hewitt Bridge, Rockhampton

 

BUSY INTERSECTIONS

George St and Albert St

Fitzroy St and George St

Bridge St and Rockhampton-Emu Park Rd

Moores Creek Rd and Yaamba Rd

Moores Creek Rd and Alexandra St



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