Consultation status: closed 1 March 2017
We are proposing to install new No stopping at all times restrictions (broken yellow lines) on Glenvar Road in Torbay.
Why the changes are required
Currently, cars parked on the S-bend of Glenvar Road are impeding traffic especially at the intersection with
The proposal received mixed feedback with some concerns raised by respondents. After reviewing this feedback and other supporting evidence, the proposal will proceed with some changes to the next stage of detailed planning.
The changes include additional broken yellow lines outside 7 - 9 Glenvar Road, as well as between the intersection of Beach Road and the intersection of
The section of broken yellow lines between 1 - 1B have been removed to accommodate on-street parking with the pathway on the northern side of the road.
We expect to begin this work by August 2017, subject to further design changes or funding issues. Contractors will issue 48-hour notice to affected residents prior to construction.
Include broken yellow lines on both sides of the S-bend.
We evaluated this suggestion and concluded that adding broken yellow lines at this location would be beneficial. Additional broken yellow lines are now proposed for the both sides of the Glenvar Road bend.
Relocate broken yellow lines outside 1 - 1B to southern side of the road due to lack of path.
We evaluated this suggestion and will now remove a section of the proposed broken yellow lines on the northern side of the road. We also propose to add broken yellow lines to the southern side of the road, between the intersection of Beach Road and the intersection of
Extend broken yellow lines further west before the corner.
Extending the parking restrictions further would lose valuable on-street parking for residents and guests. The revised proposal allows adequate visibility and vehicle movement without extending the broken yellow lines further west.
Removing parked cars will speed up vehicles.
Further investigation will be carried out to assess driver speeds on this road. If required, we will review the viability of installing speed humps.
On-street parking is required.
The proposed broken yellow lines will ensure safer travel across Glenvar Road. Alternative on-street parking is available further down Glenvar Road, or in
Requests for further works.