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Dorset Road footpath works

Dorset Road Croydon
Categories:
  • Footpaths
  • Wyreena Ward
Planned
Approx. start date:21 May 2018
Approx. end date:01 November 2018
Council has allocated funds in its 2017/18 Capital Works Footpath Program for the construction of a footpath along the eastern side of Dorset Road, Croydon, from Hull Road to Lincoln Road.
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Maroondah City Council has an ongoing commitment to improve pedestrian movement and safety within the municipality.

The footpath will be constructed in accordance with Council’s adopted Principal Pedestrian Network (PPN), which aims to improve community safety and connectivity by providing pedestrian footpaths on at least one side of all roads that are pedestrian thoroughfares. 

Due to the significant crossfall within the eastern naturestrip of Dorset Road, and due to other site constraints, Council has prepared a detailed design for this footpath. 

Key elements of the plans

  • concrete footpath, with localised sections of asphalt footpath as required to minimise impact on tree roots
  • a 1.5 metre path width, with localised sections of 1 metre width through vehicle crossings to ensure adequate vehicle clearance over the footpath and to minimise required reconstruction of internal driveways
  • location of footpath varies between back of kerb and the property boundary depending on site conditions
  • construction of localised sections of retaining wall
  • partial or full reconstruction of vehicle crossings, as required
  • partial reconstruction of internal driveways as require
  • removal of 15 trees of varying size as required to construct the footpath.

View the plans

Footpath Plans (without aerial photograph)  (pdf, 10MB)

Footpath Plans (with aerial photograph)  (pdf, 15MB)

Further information

For further information on the proposed footpath works, contact Council’s Project Engineer, Matthew Wright, on 9298 4357.

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