Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Risky Business to Cross Street; Calls for Second Pedestrian Crossing at Lennox

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Risky Business to Cross Street; Calls for Second Pedestrian Crossing at Lennox

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Byline: Rebecca Lollback rebecca.lollback@northernstar.com.au

A SECOND pedestrian crossing is desperately needed for Lennox Head's main street, according to the Chamber of Commerce.

President Louise Owen said the current situation was inconvenient and dangerous.

"We need a safe pedestrian crossing at the northern end of Ballina Street," she said.

"Logic must prevail.

"The only crossing we've got is right at the other end of the street.

"We need another one up near the bus stop, near the supermarket and the two parks.

"I don't have an exact preferred spot, but a crossing down this end of town is warranted."

The Chamber of Commerce will push for the second crossing as part of the review of Ballina Shire Council's Pedestrian Access and Mobility Plan.

The review, which is now under way, will come up with a prioritised program of works over a five-year period.

The last plan was completed in 2004.

It nominated 140 capital works and 47 maintenance items, and the council says that a 'significant number of the highest priority items' have now been completed. …

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