Consultation status: closed 1 March 2017
We are proposing to install new No stopping at all times restrictions (broken yellow lines) on Braemar Road in Castor Bay.
Why the changes are required
The proposal received mixed feedback with some concerns raised by respondents. After reviewing this feedback and all other supporting evidence, the proposal will proceed without changes to the next stage of detailed planning.
There is limited on-street parking
We understand the value of on-street parking but this
Cut back vegetation to widen road
Any vegetation that restricts visibility will be trimmed as part of these works.
Additional signage and/or mirrors for the corner and recommended speeds
There is a 30km/hr speed sign outside 60 Braemar Road. More speed signs will be investigated if they are required.
We no longer install convex mirrors as they are generally ineffective and often unsafe and can give a false sense of distance and speed of oncoming vehicles. Mirrors are also expensive to install and difficult to maintain.
Accident history for the road and proposed area
The crash history has not been investigated, but we have found the location to be hazardous when vehicles are parked outside 66 Braemar Road. The proposed broken yellow lines will prevent accidents in the future.
Request for additional works, including further broken yellow lines, speed limit changes and changes to traffic flow
We expect to begin this work before August 2017, subject to any further design changing or funding issues.
Contractors will issue