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Turning lane at the Bruce Highway and Hencamp Creek Road intersection

Eligibility - Queensland residents

Principal Petitioner:

Jodie Barr
Rollingstone State School Parent's and Citizen's Association
Tealby Street

Total Signatures - 106

Sponsoring Member: Mandy Johnstone MP

Posting Date: 3/08/2011

Tabled Date: 3/08/2011

Responded By: Hon Craig Wallace MP on 2/09/2011

TO: The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland

The petition of residents of the State of Queensland draws to the attention of the House the lack of a safe exit for traffic on the Bruce Highway entering onto Hencamp Creek Road, lack of signage indicating turn-off and 100km per hour speed limit at such an intersection.  This intersection has regular traffic including the local school bus, caravans and other holiday travellers, cane haulers and other farm machinery, farm workers as well as local residents.  This intersection is a very dangerous one particularly for northbound traffic turning right needing to stop in the middle of the highway to wait for oncoming traffic before crossing and traffic behind them having to either stop or having to pass on a narrow shoulder to avoid collision.


Your petitioners therefore request an appropriate turning lane at the Bruce Highway and Hencamp Creek Road intersection with appropriate signage and speed limit to be constructed as soon as possible.