MP David Elliott Delivering Safer Roads For Baulkham Hills

Baulkham Hills State Liberal MP David Elliott today announced Baulkham Hills will receive $730,000 in vital road safety upgrades as part of the latest round of the Government’s Saving Lives on Country Roads and Liveable and Safe Urban Communities initiatives.

As part of the $182 million record investment, $730,000 will be delivered through three projects in Baulkham Hills to help save lives. These projects will include:

  • Upgrading signal display, elevate and add additional larger lanterns and advanced intersection warning on Old Northern Road at Raemot Lane;
  • New traffic signal at the intersection of Old Northern Road and Cross Street; and,
  • Installing raised islands with additional stop or give-way at Charles Street and Edgar Street, Baulkham Hills.

“From day one, road safety has been one of my top priorities, and I’m glad to be able to deliver $730,000 across Baulkham Hills to make our roads safer,” Mr. Elliott said.

KEY POINTS:

  • $730,000 will be spent on 3 road safety projects in Baulkham Hills during the next financial year;
  • $182 million invested in road safety upgrades across the state during the next financial year that includes the delivery of 224 new projects;
  • $141 million will be invested from the Saving Lives On Country Roads program; and,
  • $41 million will be invested as part of the Liveable and Safe Urban Communities program.

“Not only is this government fixing local black spots, we’re also delivering safer roads right across New South Wales,” Mr Elliott said.

The Liberals & Nationals in government are investing $1.9 billion over five years to deliver the Road Safety Plan 2021.This includes $640 million for Saving Lives on Country Roads and $180 million for Liveable and Safe Urban Communities.