Rosanna Road Truck Curfew

On Monday night’s Council meeting I moved the following motion successfully

Resolution (CO2015/257)

“That:

  1. Council write to VicRoads expressing its disappointment of the lack of consultation with Council on what Council believes is a very important problem of heavy vehicles through its City.
  2. Council urgently request a briefing from VicRoads regarding the proposed nigh time truck bans on Rosanna Road and Greensborough Highway and proposed truck bans on other roads within Banyule.
  1. Council request VicRoads arrange for night time truck traffic counts and noise volume monitoring on the following roads before the proposed commencement of the truck ban on Rosanna Road/Greensborough Highway and during the ban.
  • Banksia Street (Lower Heidelberg Road to Waterdale Road)
  • Upper Heidelberg Road (Heidelberg Road to Banksia Street)
  • Waterdale Road (Livingstone Street to Bell Street)
  • Oriel Road (Livingstone Street to Bell Street)
  • Bell Street (Upper Heidelberg Road to Darebin Creek bridge)
  • Cape Street
  • and any other streets nominated by Council.
  1. Council write to the Minister for Roads and Road Safety and ask to include Upper Heidelberg Road in the truck bans.
  1. Council arrange appropriate communication to local residents under the letterhead of the Ward Councillors.
  2. The State Member for Ivanhoe and other local State and Federal Members of Parliament and all local Upper House members be advised of Council’s resolution.”

Moved: Cr Jenny Mulholland

Seconded: Cr Tom Melican CARRIED

Residents are advised that Vicroads will be holding community information meetings as follows:

Thursday 6th August 4pm to 7pm Warringal Shopping Centre

Saturday 8th August 10am to 12 noon Warringal shopping centre

I will look forward to seeing you there.

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