Somerton industrial area LATM

Consultation has concluded

Background

Hume City Council completed a Local Area Traffic Management (LATM) Study of the Somerton Industrial area bounded by The Craigieburn Railway Line, Glenelg Street, The Upfield Railway Line, Barry Road, the Merri Creek and Craigieburn Road East.

Businesses and the local community were invited to provide details of traffic issues within the LATM study area. The information provided highlighted 120 issues and was used to prepare a proposed traffic management plan. In April and May 2020 the plan was presented to residents, local businesses and the public transport authority to provide feedback.

Feedback was received from 18 people about the proposed traffic management plan through an on-line mapping tool, email and phoning the responsible traffic engineer. This information, together with further research by Traffic Engineering, was used to review the traffic management plan and additional investigations were conducted in order to develop a Final Traffic Management Plan.

Outcome

At the Council meeting on Monday, 21 December 2020, the Somerton Industrial LATM Study Report and Final Traffic Management Plan was adopted. The plan provides information on all proposed traffic treatments.


Background

Hume City Council completed a Local Area Traffic Management (LATM) Study of the Somerton Industrial area bounded by The Craigieburn Railway Line, Glenelg Street, The Upfield Railway Line, Barry Road, the Merri Creek and Craigieburn Road East.

Businesses and the local community were invited to provide details of traffic issues within the LATM study area. The information provided highlighted 120 issues and was used to prepare a proposed traffic management plan. In April and May 2020 the plan was presented to residents, local businesses and the public transport authority to provide feedback.

Feedback was received from 18 people about the proposed traffic management plan through an on-line mapping tool, email and phoning the responsible traffic engineer. This information, together with further research by Traffic Engineering, was used to review the traffic management plan and additional investigations were conducted in order to develop a Final Traffic Management Plan.

Outcome

At the Council meeting on Monday, 21 December 2020, the Somerton Industrial LATM Study Report and Final Traffic Management Plan was adopted. The plan provides information on all proposed traffic treatments.