Yandilla Street, Pittsworth pedestrian crossing

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Toowoomba Regional Council would like you to have your say on a project to construct a pedestrian crossing in Yandilla Street, Pittsworth on behalf of the Department of Transport and Main Roads. Yandilla Street is part of the State-controlled road network.

The proposed crossing, which will help to improve safety for pedestrians and motorists, will be located near the Pittsworth swimming pool on one side and the Pittsworth Medical Centre on the other side. The proposed zebra crossing would be constructed on a raised platform to increase pedestrians’ visibility and to reduce vehicle speeds (proposed 40km/h). The crossing would include

Toowoomba Regional Council would like you to have your say on a project to construct a pedestrian crossing in Yandilla Street, Pittsworth on behalf of the Department of Transport and Main Roads. Yandilla Street is part of the State-controlled road network.

The proposed crossing, which will help to improve safety for pedestrians and motorists, will be located near the Pittsworth swimming pool on one side and the Pittsworth Medical Centre on the other side. The proposed zebra crossing would be constructed on a raised platform to increase pedestrians’ visibility and to reduce vehicle speeds (proposed 40km/h). The crossing would include garden beds at each end around a pedestrian refuge area and overhead lighting to improve safety. Four parking bays on each side of the road would need to be removed to allow enough room so that vehicles don’t reverse out on to the pedestrian crossing.

Consultation in 2017 showed majority support for the pedestrian crossing at that location but Council has become aware of mixed views on the project and wants to gauge the current level of support.

Council is also looking at what parking improvements can be made in the area, including proposing to re-align bays to provide an additional eight car parking spaces in Yandilla Street (shown in blue on the above image) and installing nine angle parking bays in Murray Street to help alleviate parking concerns associated with swimming carnivals. The parking bays would be adjacent to the laneway that connects Murray Street behind the swimming pool to Yandilla Street.

Council is also proposing to upgrade the two disabled parking bays in front of the Pittsworth Medical Centre to make them compliant with current Australian Standards.

Council would also like your views on how and where people would be able to safely cross the street – especially the elderly, children, people with impaired mobility and parents with prams.




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