Traffic Committee

 

MINUTES OF MEETING

 

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

 Present

Mr G Moody (Chairperson/Manager Infrastructure)

Mr N Kocoski (Roads and Maritime Services)

Senior Constable Ms K Ferguson (St George Local Area Command)

Mr G Perivolarellis (Representative of Mr Steve Kamper, MP, Member for Rockdale)

Mr D Dawson (Representative of Mr Chris Minns, MP, Member for Kogarah)

Mr H Fraser (Punchbowl Bus Company)

Mr R Bekdache (Sydney Buses)

Mr O Wijayaratna (Manager Infrastructure Planning)

Mr O Thomas (Manager Asset Planning & Services)

Ms S Selim (Senior Traffic Engineer)

Mr P Croft (Traffic Engineer)

Mr B Liddell (Traffic Engineer)

Mr S Lindsay (Assistant Traffic Engineer)

 

 

Apologies 

Apologies were tendered on behalf of Sergeant F Gaal (St George Local Area Command).

 

Disclosure of Interest

There were no disclosures of interest made.

Minutes of previous meetings

Traffic Advisory Committee Meeting - 18 October 2016

Committee Recommendation

That the Minutes of the Traffic Advisory Committee Meeting held on 18 October 2016 be confirmed as adopted by Council on 7 November 2016.

 

Agenda Items

TAC075-16       Colin Avenue, Riverwood - Request for a No Parking Restriction

(Report by Senior Traffic Engineer, Shereny Selim)

Committee Recommendation

a)      That a 25.8m long ‘No Parking, 8:30am-6pm, Mon-Fri” restriction be installed on the western side of Colin Avenue, Riverwood south of the existing No Stopping restriction (up to the power pole at the boundary of 33 Colin Avenue, Riverwood).

b)      Further that all the residents of Colin Avenue, Riverwood be advised of Council’s decision.

 

 

TAC076-16       Intersection of Vivienne Street and Kingsgrove Road, Kingsgrove – Proposal to Install ‘WATCH OUT FOR PEDESTRIANS’ Warning Sign

(Report by Senior Traffic Engineer, Shereny Selim)

Committee Recommendation

a)      That ‘Watch out for Pedestrians’ warning signs be installed in Vivienne Street, at its intersection with Kingsgrove Road, Kingsgrove.

b)      Further that the residents be advised of Council’s decision.

 

TAC077-16       Westfield Shopping Centre, Hurstville - Proposed Traffic Management Measures for the Christmas Period

(Report by Senior Traffic Engineer, Shereny Selim)

Committee Recommendation

a)      That the proposed traffic control measures in Park Road and The Avenue, Hurstville, from Thursday, 15 December to Saturday, 31 December 2016 be approved subject to the following conditions:

i.   The applicant (Westfield) shall advise the Hurstville Local Area Command (Traffic Services) at least 10 days prior to the implementation of proposed traffic control measures. Any conditions imposed by the Police shall be fully complied with.

ii.  The applicant (Westfield) shall advise the RMS and the Transport Management Centre at least 10 days prior to the implementation of proposed traffic control measures. Any conditions imposed by the RMS and the Transport Management Centre shall be fully complied with.

iii. The applicant (Westfield) shall advertise the proposed temporary changes to the traffic situation in local newspapers.

iv. The applicant (Westfield) shall advice in writing to all the affected residents and business owners approximately two weeks prior to implementation of the proposed No Parking restrictions.

v.  All traffic control devices shall comply with the requirements of AS 1742, ‘Australian Standard Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices’.

vi. Only RMS accredited traffic controllers shall be used to control traffic at the entry and exit points of the shopping centre in Park Road and The Avenue, Hurstville.

b)      That a temporary No Parking restriction be installed along both sides of Cross Street, Hurstville between Park Road and The Avenue, Hurstville from Friday 23 December 2016  to Saturday 31 December 2016.

c)      Further that Westfield Management be advised of Council’s decision.

 

TAC078-16       Notification of Locations of Additional School Zone Flashing Lights  

(Report by Senior Traffic Engineer, Shereny Selim)

Committee Recommendation

Noted that additional school zone flashing lights be installed at the following locations.

School

Treatment Road

Arkana College

Caroline Street

Danebank Anglican School for Girls

The Avenue

Georges River College Hurstville Boys Campus

Kenwyn Street & Wright Street

Georges River College Penshurst Girls Campus

Austral Street

Hurstville Adventist School

Kenwyn Street and Wright Street

Hurstville Public School

Kenwyn Street and Wright Street

Kingsgrove High School

Caroline Street

Kingsgrove Public School

Caroline Street

Peakhurst West Public School

Ogilvy Street

St Declan’s Catholic Primary School

Arcadia Street and Austral Street

Blakehurst High School

West Street and Forester Street

Kogarah High School

Regent Street

Kogarah Public School

Regent Street

St George Christian School

Woids Avenue

St Georges High School

Regent Street                               

Penshurst Public School  

Arcadia Street

Penshurst West School

Scott Street

 

TAC079-16       Forest Road, Lugarno - Request for Pedestrian Crossings near Koorabel Street and Ponderosa Place, Lugarno

(Report by Senior Traffic Engineer, Shereny Selim)

Committee Recommendation

(a)     That the request for a pedestrian crossing in Forest Road, near Ponderosa Place Lugarno be denied as it does not meet the RMS warrants

(b)     That the request for a pedestrian crossing in Forest Road, near Koorabel Street, Lugarno be denied as it does not meet the RMS warrants

(c)     Further that Mr David Coleman, MP, Member for Banks be advised of Council’s decision.

 

 

TAC080-16       Forest Road Hurstville - Proposed Road Closure for Lunar New Year Street Festival

(Report by Traffic Engineer, Ben Liddell)

Committee Recommendation

a)      That the proposed temporary closure of Forest Road between Queens Road and Treacy Street, Hurstville from midnight Friday 3 February 2017 to 8:00pm Saturday 4 February 2017 to facilitate the 2017 Hurstville Lunar New Year Street Festival be approved subject to RMS and Police consent.

b)      That Council engage a traffic control contractor to prepare a Traffic Management Plan and obtain a Road Occupancy License for the proposed closure of Forest Road, Hurstville. As a part of the Traffic Management Plan, Hurstville Bus Interchange in Woodville Lane be closed and the existing bus stops within the interchange be relocated by extending the following Bus Zones within Hurstville CBD:

i.    Extend the Bus Zone on the southern side of Barrett Street, Hurstville 15 metres west.

ii.   Extend the Bus Zone on the northern side of Barrett Street, Hurstville 15 metres west.

iii.  Extend the Bus Zone on the southern side of Crofts Street, Hurstville 12 metres east.

iv.  Install a 60 metre Bus Zone on the Southern side of Cross Street between The Avenue and Park Road, Hurstville.

 

c)      That the Traffic Management Plan and the Road Occupancy License be submitted to RMS, Police and Council for approval.

d)      That Council submit a Special Events Clearway Application to the Transport Management Centre (TMC) requesting a Special Event Clearway to be installed on Forest Road and Queens Road Hurstville between Bridge Street and Hudson Street, Hurstville from 7am to 4pm on Saturday 4 February 2017.

e)      That emergency services, bus operators and St George Cabs be notified of the proposed closure of Forest Road, Hurstville for the 2017 Hurstville Lunar New Year's Street Festival.

f)       That Punchbowl Bus Company and Sydney Buses be requested to provide a ‘Bus Director’ to direct buses and passengers to the temporary bus stops allocated for the duration of the festival.

g)      That Bus Companies be requested to advise the affected bus drivers of the proposed closure and alternate bus stops and bus routes on Saturday 4 February 2017.

h)      That a temporary No Stopping restriction be installed on the south western side of Dora Street, between MacMahon Street and Queens Road, Hurstville for the duration of the Lunar New Year Festival on Saturday 4 February 2017.

i)       That the Taxi Rank in Forest Road, Hurstville be relocated to Woodville Street, Hurstville for the duration of the festival. Appropriate signage be installed advising that the taxi rank has been relocated to Barratt Street, Hurstville.

j)        Further that all business owners along Forest Road and Queens Road be notified of the proposed closure of Forest Road and proposed Special Events Clearway restrictions for the 2017 Hurstville Lunar New Year Street Festival.

 

 

TAC081-16       98 Park Road Hurstville - Request for a Works Zone

(Report by Traffic Engineer, Ben Liddell)

Committee Recommendation

(a)     That the information in the report be received and noted.

(b)    That the applicant be advised of Council’s decision.

 

 

 

TAC082-16       Belgrave Street, Kogarah - Temporary Road Closure for Lunar New Year - UBD 294 G5

(Report by Traffic Engineer, Paul Croft)

Committee Recommendation

(a)     That approval be granted to temporarily close Belgrave Street, Kogarah from Post Office Lane to Kensington Street, between 12.30pm and 9pm on Thursday, 9 February 2017 for Council’s “Lunar New Year” event, as shown on plan TC1122 attached to the report.

 

 

 

TAC083-16       Grosvenor Road, South Hurstville - Temporary Road Closure - UBD 293 N11

(Report by Traffic Engineer, Paul Croft)

Committee Recommendation

(a)     That the temporary closure of Grosvenor Road, South Hurstville between Short Street and Woniora Road, from 5.30pm to 11pm on Saturday, 3 December 2016 be approved for a Street Party, as shown on plan T948 attached to the report.

 

 

TAC084-16       Wentworth Avenue, Blakehurst - Temporary Road Closure - UBD 293 N14

(Report by Traffic Engineer, Paul Croft)

Committee Recommendation

(a)     That the temporary closure of Wentworth Avenue, Blakehurst between Lorna Avenue and Lynwood Street, from 5.30pm to 8.30pm on Sunday, 18 December 2016 be approved for the Blakehurst Baptist Church Christmas Walk, as shown on plan L87 attached to the report.

 

 

TAC085-16       Pacific Avenue, Penshurst - Temporary Road Closure - UBD 293 G7

(Report by Traffic Engineer, Paul Croft)

Committee Recommendation

(a)     That the temporary closure of Pacific Avenue, Penshurst between Railway Parade and Alexander Street, from 7pm to 10pm on Saturday, 24 December 2016 be approved for a Street Party, as shown on plan L634 Sheets 1 – 3 attached to the report.

 

 

TAC086-16       Fitzgerald Avenue, Beverley Park - Temporary Road Closure - UBD 294 H9

(Report by Traffic Engineer, Paul Croft)

Committee Recommendation

(a)     That the temporary closure of Fitzgerald Avenue, Beverley Park between Rocky Point Road and Hillpine Avenue, from 7.30am to 4pm on Saturday, 19 November 2016 be approved for Calvary Health Care’s Open Day, as shown on plan number 2516 attached to the report.

 

 

TAC087-16       Ocean Street, Kogarah - Proposed 30 Minute Parking - UBD 294F6

(Report by Assistant Traffic Engineer, Samuel Lindsay)

Committee Recommendation

(a)     That the 12m “4P, 8:30am – 6pm, Mon-Fri, 8.30am-12.30pm, Sat” zone on the western side of Ocean Street, near the intersection of Railway Parade, Kogarah, be converted to a 12m “1/2P, 8:30am – 6pm, Mon-Fri, 8.30am-12.30pm, Sat” zone.

 

 

TAC088-16       Terry Street, Connells Point - Proposed Linemarking - UBD 293G16

(Report by Assistant Traffic Engineer, Samuel Lindsay)

Committee Recommendation

(a)     That a 15m dividing barrier line with yellow Raised Reflective Pavement Markers (RRPM’s) be installed in Terry Street, Connells Point at the intersection with Connells Point Road.

(b)     That six rubber rumble bars (RUM-300) be installed at 0.7m intervals on Terry Street at the intersection with Connells Point Road.

(c)     Further that a “No Stopping” zone be installed on the southern side of Terry Street, 25m from the intersection with Connells Point Road, as shown on the plan TC1567 attached to the report.

 

 

TAC089-16       Riverside Drive, Sans Souci - Proposed Give Way sign and Linemarking - UBD 314E6

(Report by Assistant Traffic Engineer, Samuel Lindsay)

Committee Recommendation

(a)     That a 15m dividing barrier line with yellow Raised Reflective Pavement Markers (RRPM’s), “Give Way” sign with associated 9m holding line, 3 pavement arrows and “Keep Left” sign be installed on Riverside Drive, Sans Souci at the intersection with Rocky Point Road, as shown on plan TC1570 attached to the report

 

  

Conclusion

The Meeting finished at 1.55pm.

 

 

 

 

Chairperson