Council Welcomes Funding for Safer Roads on The Peninsula


Monday, 30 May 2016


Central Coast Council has welcomed last week’s announcement by Minister for Major Projects Paul Fletcher and Member for Robertson Lucy Wicks to commit over $2.7 million toward vital road upgrades on The Peninsula, following an election victory.

The $2.7 million investment would be shared among traditional trouble-spots including:

  • $1.1 million for Murray Street in Booker Bay
  • $900,000 for Davis Street in Booker Bay
  • $750,000 for Ryans Road in Umina Beach

Central Coast Council’s Administrator Ian Reynolds said that making roads on The Peninsula safer and more accessible would be a real win for the local community.

“Council is continually advocating for improvements to road safety across the Central Coast, and this funding would be a real boost to improve the safety and accessibility of traditional trouble spots within our regional network,” Mr Reynolds said.

“Residents on The Peninsula will be particularly pleased with local road improvements, as road safety and adequate pedestrian access are key priorities that will only enhance the surrounding business and residential community.

“We are happy to see all levels of government addressing the backlog of road upgrades on The Peninsula as a key priority, and council looks forward to further announcements focused on improving Central Coast roads.”

Next financial year council will spend over $100 million on local road upgrades. To find out what is planned go to


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