Up­grade to street to se­cure safety

Isis Town and Country - - News -

VASTLY im­proved safety around For­est View Aged Care fa­cil­ity and its ad­ja­cent re­tire­ment units will re­sult from work be­ing un­der­taken by Bund­aberg Regional Coun­cil on Mor­gan St, Childers.

The coun­cil’s roads and drainage spokesman Wayne Honor said $220,000 had been bud­geted for the work which would in­volve widen­ing Mor­gan St, in­stal­la­tion of kerb and chan­nelling and as­phalt resur­fac­ing.

“Work on the en­trance into Mor­gan St will of­fer sig­nif­i­cantly im­proved sight lines for traf­fic ex­it­ing into Broad­hurst St,” Cr Honor said.

Divi­sional rep­re­sen­ta­tive Cr Bill Trevor said Mor­gan St is an ac­cess street into the com­mu­nity’s aged care fa­cil­ity as well as the re­tire­ment com­plex and this work rep­re­sents im­proved safety mea­sures for peo­ple us­ing the street.

“I know the staff and res­i­dents are thor­oughly de­lighted with the out­come of this work,” he said.

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