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From 3 December 2021 to 15 January 2022, we asked you to provide your thoughts and feedback on the draft design for the Kinglake West - Pheasant Creek streetscape. We received 34 submissions from the community and we are currently reviewing the information. Thank you to those community members who took the time to submit your ideas. Your valuable feedback will help us finalise the design.
with 34 contributions made
with 30% living in Pheasant Creek and 24% in Kinglake
The draft designs will be used to seek funding to complete the construction of this project. Once we have secured funding, we will come back to the community for final feedback which will allow us to finalise the design before we move to construction.
We have the plans at the draft design stage - which will allow us to seek funding opportunities for the project. We welcome your feedback on the draft design. There will also be another opportunity for the community to provide any final feedback once we have secured funding, before we move to construction.
What is included in the design?The draft design aims to improve the function, safety and appearance of the main street of Kinglake West-Pheasant Creek, from Jorgensen Parade to Watsons Road. It includes upgrading and formalising the parking area that sits adjacent to Flying Tarts Bakery, establishing town-entry points, widening sections of Whittlesea-Kinglake Road to allow safe turning movements and truck access on one side of the road, with bus stops on the other side. This also means creating new town-entry signs at either end of the townships.
Feedback closed on Saturday 15 January 2022.
In August 2020, Council provided an initial concept plan for community feedback. The feedback received has helped us to put together the latest draft design.
At this stage, no there will not be a roundabout at the Kinglake West intersection (near the toilet block). This falls under the responsibility of Regional Roads Victoria (RRV) and is not part of the scope of this project.
At this stage, no there will not be a roundabout at the Watsons Road intersection. This also falls under the responsibility of RRV and is not part of the scope of this project. A roundabout at this location would be very difficult to justify as the highway has a much larger traffic count than the National Park Road end.
Yes, a splitter island separating the service road from the highway will be required by RRV. The service road will become a Council-managed road and RRV will retain management of the highway. For more information on where this service road is proposed to go, please view the draft design.
As shown in the draft design, three trees will need to be removed as recommended by our arborist. This is due to the low retention value of these trees. Suitable pavement will be used to ensure there is no impact on the tree protection zone for the other existing large trees.
Yes, the draft design includes a bus shelter.
Yes, the draft design includes town entry signage at each entrance.
Yes, the draft design includes truck access.
Currently, there is no funding available to progress with the construction of this project. The draft designs will be used to seek funding. Once we have secured funding, there will be another opportunity for the community to provide any final feedback, before we move to construction.
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