Improvements ahead for Division 10 in 2018/2019

As part of council’s 2018/19 Budget, major road upgrades will be undertaken to improve local roads across Division 10. The areas are outlined below:-

  • Over $600,000 for the intersection of South Pine Road, Camelia Avenue and Pimelea Street, Everton Hills. This will see a upgrade of the traffic signals to include an advanced single controller and improve the road surface. 
  • More than $1 million will also be invested in Camelia Avenue Everton Hills, which will also see a major road upgrade project between Drosera Street to Pavonia Street. 
  • $80,000 (for design work at the Gordon Road and Ferny Way intersection. This will see a upgrade the to reduce congestion and improve pedestrian safety.

Over $1.2 million will also be invested in road resurfacing across Division 10

In addition to the above road improvements in our region budget will also be allocated to encourage active and healthy lifestyles.

Over $2.3 million will be invested in to projects improving connections from Ferny Hills to the Samford Rail Trail and recreation space at Wahminda Park, including a new three-metre wide pedestrian cycle and pedestrian bridge linking to Lanita Road in Ferny Hills. This project will include 300 metres of connecting pathways, signage and lighting will create a link for cyclists to the Samford Cycle way that connects Samford to Ferny Hills and Ferny Grove Railway Station.

Funding has also been allocated for detailed design of a new all ages, all abilities play and picnic space and new accessible amenities block at Leslie Patrick Park. 

Cr Constance also announced a $3.7 million for the construction of three landfill cells to continue the life of the Waste Management Facility at Bunya. 

Other key projects for Division 10 include: 

– $20,000 to upgrade Arana Hills Library 

– $25,000 for the design of a new community purpose building at James Drysdale Reserve 

– $50,000 planning study for a cycle connection from Dinterra to Kedron Brook 

– $10,000 towards the detailed design of the upgrade of Pine Hills Park. 

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