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Almost $5 million in black spot funding for Richmond

Road safety in Richmond will receive a boost with a new round of funding under the Federal government’s $500 million Black Spot Program.

The Nationals Duty Senator for Richmond John Williams today announced four projects at Byron Bay, Lennox Head, Clothiers Creek and Tumbulgum will receive funding following a recommendation by a panel of independent road safety experts.

 

The projects are –

 

  • $1,999,000 to install a single lane roundabout and other treatments at the intersection of Ewingsdale Road and Sunrise Boulevard at Byron Bay;

 

  • $1,958.000 to install a  two lane roundabout and reduce the speed limit at the intersection of Byron Bay Road and Ross Lane at Lennox Head;

 

  • $550,000 to improve the alignment and upgrade the sealed shoulder on Clothiers Creek Road 500 metres west of the Pacific Highway at Clothiers Creek; and

 

  • $290,000 to install raised islands, left turn deceleration lane and other treatments at the intersection of  Tweed Valley Way and Riverside Drive at Tumbulgum

 

They will be delivered in 2016-17.

 

Senator Williams reminded residents that anyone can nominate a site for a safety upgrade at www.investment.infrastructure.gov.au/funding/blackspots.

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