Raised Pedestrian Crossing - Morehead Street, Lambton

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What is proposed

We are seeking feedback on a proposal to upgrade the existing pedestrian crossing on Morehead Street Lambton near Lambton Library to a raised pedestrian crossing to improve pedestrian safety in the local centre.

The existing 'zebra' crossing (pictured above) is located on Morehead Street on the south side of the intersection with Elder Street.  The crossing is used by pedestrians for safe access between the Lambton Local Centre, Lambton Library and Lambton Park and is used regularly by school students from Lambton Public School. 

Raised pedestrian crossings are located where there are high levels of pedestrian activity. They are raised to increase visibility for approaching drivers and slow down traffic.

The proposed design of the raised pedestrian crossing includes kerb extensions to narrow the roadway to further slow traffic and reduce the crossing distance.

 View the detailed design plan (pdf)
 

How we use feedback

To proceed with this project Council is required to consider community feedback and to endorse the project at a future meeting. We are seeking community feedback to enable Council to make an informed decision on this project.

Have your say online by completing the form below

Do you support upgrading the existing pedestrian crossing to a raised pedestrian crossing?

Please include any specific comments about the proposal
If you have more information please upload your submission as a PDF

Alternatively, you can email a written submission to mail@ncc.nsw.gov.au

Postal submissions can be sent to:

Chief Executive Officer
City of Newcastle
Attention: Transport and Compliance
PO Box 489
Newcastle  NSW  2300
Subject: Submission - Morehead Street, Lambton - Raised Pedestrian Crossing


The public exhibition period closes midnight Monday 21 October 2019.

Protecting your privacy
City of Newcastle is committed to protecting your privacy.  We take reasonable steps to comply with relevant legislation and Council policy.
Purpose of collecting personal details: Council is collecting this information to determine the local community’s views and opinions on the proposal outlined.
Intended recipients:  Information provided as part of the consultation will be used as part of the investigation into the proposal, and may be included in future reports on the issue.
Storage and security:  Information provided will be stored on Council's database and will be subject to Council’s information and privacy policies.
Access: Individuals can access data to check accuracy by contacting Council.