Lakelands Public School flashing lights zone tree clipped

MEDIA RELEASE


The Lakelands Public School flashing lights zone has been made safer after a tree which initially obscured new flashing lights has been clipped, Member for Shellharbour, Anna Watson, said today.

The Minister for Roads and Freight, Duncan Gay MLC, advised Ms Watson today her concerns about the installation of the flashing lights at Lakelands Public School had been acted upon.

“Two new flashing lights have been installed along the route approaching the Lakelands Public school from the east and west of Lakelands Drive.

Photo of the flashing lights installed behind the tree which has since been clipped.
Photo of the flashing lights installed behind the tree which has since been clipped.

“One was erected within full sight with no obstructions.

“The other, was erected behind a tree, with the new flashing lights obscured by the tree.

“I’m pleased that the Minister has acted on my concerns and had the tree clipped to ensure children pedestrian safety along the route to Lakelands Public School”, Ms Watson said.

She said it cost approximately $8,500 to install the flashing lights at Lakelands Public School.

19 November 2014

 

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