Industrial Avenue and Campbell Avenue black spot project - Wacol
Brisbane City Council is planning to upgrade the intersection of Industrial Avenue and Campbell Avenue at Wacol as part of the Australian Government’s 2020-21 Black Spot Program.
|Address||Industrial Avenue and Campbell Avenue, Wacol|
|Project outcomes||Improved safety|
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About the project
The Australian Government’s Black Spot Program is part of the National Road Safety Strategy, which is framed by the guiding vision that no person should be killed or seriously injured on Australia’s roads. The program aims to improve road safety by implementing upgrade measures at each black spot location to reduce the risk of crashes. The intersection is one of four black spot project sites Council is upgrading as part of the 2020-21 Black Spot Program.
Between July 2013 and May 2020 there were 15 reported crashes at the Industrial Avenue and Campbell Avenue intersection, resulting in seven hospitalisations, seven medical treatments and one minor injury.
Most of the crashes were a result of vehicles on Campbell Avenue failing to give way to traffic on Industrial Avenue.
The project will improve safety at the intersection for all road users by replacing the priority-controlled intersection (give-way signs on Campbell Avenue) with a roundabout.
The roundabout will improve safety by providing a low-speed environment through the intersection with increased visibility and awareness of vehicle priority.
The project involves:
- installing a new roundabout and traffic islands at Industrial Avenue and Campbell Avenue
- constructing new 2.5 metre-wide shared paths and kerb ramps on all approaches at the intersection
- installing bicycle transition ramps
- installing new street lighting
- road resurfacing and line marking
- minor landscaping and turfing works.
Six street trees will be removed as part of the project, with all works carried out in accordance with the relevant environmental guidelines. Council will make every effort to minimise environmental impacts during construction.
Construction is expected to start early 2021 and be completed by mid-2021, weather and construction conditions permitting.
Council will keep the local community informed throughout the project, with more information provided to residents and businesses closer to the start of construction.
If you would like to find out more about the Industrial Avenue and Campbell Avenue black spot project you can:
- phone the project team on 1800 669 416 (during business hours)
- phone Council on 07 3403 8888 (outside business hours)
- email the project team
- write to:
Industrial Avenue and Campbell Avenue black spot project
Brisbane City Council
GPO Box 1434
Brisbane Qld 4001.