Blackspot Traffic Light Installation

Rockhampton Regional Council is installing traffic lights and a pedestrian crossing at Richardson Road access to Primewest Rockhampton, formerly Red Hill Homemaker Centre.

Project scope:

  • Upgrade the intersection to a three leg signalised intersection
  • The three signal phases will include a signalised pedestrian crossing to the complex entrance and Richardson Rd eastern approach.
  • Signals will include a right turn lane for a designated right turn arrow the Richardson Rd western approach and left turn lane for Richardson Rd eastern approach.

Benefits:

  • Ease congestion and reduce traffic related accidents
  • Increase driver & pedestrian safety and level of service

Detail:

  • Project start: February 2020
  • Contractor: Vassallo Constructions
  • Completed on schedule: June 2020
  • Budget: $830,500
  • Funding: Australian Government's Black Spot Program

Thank you to all residents for your cooperation and patience during these works.