The Bundaberg Region has been included in a significant safety boost to roads across the Wide Bay as part of the Safer Roads Sooner program.
The State Government has committed more than $3.51 million under the initiative to address known safety concerns.
Up to $335,000 has been allocated to install pedestrian crossing facilities at the intersections of Whittred and Bunda streets on Bundaberg – Bargara Road, Bundaberg East.
Assistant Minister for Regional Roads Bruce Saunders said the program delivered proven and cost-effective initiatives to make the road network safer for all users.
“The funding targets priority projects designed to improve safety across our road network and includes a range of upgrades from intersection works to pedestrian crossings,” he said.
“These projects address safety concerns in Wide Bay Burnett.
“I would like to thank motorists in advance for their patience and understanding while we undertake these important works.
The State Government is delivering close to $1.6 billion worth of road and transport infrastructure projects across the Wide Bay over the next four years.
Mr. Saunders, when might we see positive progress on the intersection of the Highway and the Buxton Road. i don’t consider chopping out a clearing as a start neither. maybe you don’t consider the heavy volumes of tourists important enough!
Who in Council designs these upgrades and is ultimately responsible for the works? Can the public get access to these designs and accounts for these works so the public can better understand where the money goes to. Thank you.
Hi Daniel, thank you for your comment. These are State Government works and as such, questions would best directed to your local member.