Hercules Street, Dulwich Hill - improving pedestrian safety


Council is proposing to construct a raised pedestrian crossing on the northern side of Hercules Street, at Consett Street, to improve safety for children attending Dulwich Hill Public School.

This proposal addresses concerns raised by the Dulwich Hill Public School and the P&C Committee about the safety of school children crossing Hercules Street.

The proposed works include:

  • Installing a raised pedestrian crossing
  • Providing two landscaped kerb blister islands
  • Reconstructing the median island near the pedestrian crossing
  • Removing the existing tree on the western side of the proposed pedestrian crossing
  • Improving the lighting near the pedestrian crossing by installing two new

Council is proposing to construct a raised pedestrian crossing on the northern side of Hercules Street, at Consett Street, to improve safety for children attending Dulwich Hill Public School.

This proposal addresses concerns raised by the Dulwich Hill Public School and the P&C Committee about the safety of school children crossing Hercules Street.

The proposed works include:

  • Installing a raised pedestrian crossing
  • Providing two landscaped kerb blister islands
  • Reconstructing the median island near the pedestrian crossing
  • Removing the existing tree on the western side of the proposed pedestrian crossing
  • Improving the lighting near the pedestrian crossing by installing two new flood lights and upgrading lighting at the roundabout
  • Providing new edge line markings
  • Installing associated signage, replacing any damaged signs and repairing faded road markings.

See the draft design for more details

Parking changes

The proposal includes removing the ‘No Stopping’ section on the western side of the road which would create one new parking space.

Have your say

You are invited to give us feedback on the draft design by completing the form below. Feedback closes on 10 May 2017.

What happens next?

Council has not yet made a final commitment to making changes in your street. All comments will be included in a report to the Local Traffic Committee on 1 June 2017 and the recommendations from the committee will be considered by Council at a meeting on 27 June 2017.

The works are planned for next financial year, depending on the outcome of the engagement process, final approvals and funding allocations. Residents will be notified of a commencement date for any proposed works.

Enquiries

For specific enquiries about this project or details regarding proposed meeting dates, please contact me on 9335 2211.