Motorists Advised Of Pedestrian Crossing Upgrade In West Pennant Hills

Roads and Maritime Services advises motorists upgrade work will start on the pedestrian crossing at the intersection of Castle Hill Road and Coonara Avenue at West Pennant Hills on Monday 30 November.

Baulkham Hills State Liberal MP David Elliott said as part of the upgrade about six metres of footpath and two pram ramps will be rebuilt, with new line marking and new pedestrian traffic signals installed.

“The intersection already experiences high pedestrian activity due to its close proximity to the Cumberland State Forest – a popular destination for families in the Hills district,” Mr Elliott said.

Epping State Liberal MP Damien Tudehope said the upgrades would ensure local residents had reliable access to the Sydney North West Metro.

“There are large residential areas along Coonara Avenue and Edward Bennett Drive and in the future there will be Sydney North West Metro station on Pennant Hills Road. Many residents may want to walk or cycle to the new station, so the infrastructure is being upgraded now to ensure this is a safe option.”

Work will be carried out from 8pm to 5am between Monday 30 November and Friday 11 December, excluding Saturday and Sunday, weather permitting.

Night work will minimise the impact on motorists as lane closures will be required for the safety of workers and road users.

Motorists should follow the direction of traffic control, adhere to reduced speed limits and allow extra travel time.

Road users are thanked for their patience while the essential work is completed.

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