Mersey Bluff Precinct – Traffic, Pedestrian, and Parking Improvements – Stage 2


Project Name:                     Mersey Bluff Precinct – Traffic, Pedestrian, and Parking Improvements – Stage 2

Proposed Status:                Construction in 2020/21

Previous Status:                  Held over from 2019/20

 Proposed Budget:              $265,000

Project Objective:              Improve amenity of Mersey Bluff Precinct

Project Justification:         Council resolved to “…consider the allocation of funding in the 5 year forward works program for the remaining study initiatives.”.    There are 16 recommendations from the consultant study, most of which that are yet to be funded.  These include projects to improve safety, increase parking and improve pedestrian accessibility in the area

Project scope:                     The priority projects are:

  • Install roundabout on Bluff Access Road at car park entrance
  • Improve pedestrian access between BSMC and Coastal Pathway
  • Signage associated with the above projects















Current Works & Projects

Bluff Headland – Handrail replacement and extension

The southern part of the path has a handrail, but a risk assessment has recommended that the handrail be extended to reduce the risk of falls. In addition, the existing handrail is approaching end of life and should be renewed at the same time.

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Current Works & Projects

298 Bellamy Road stormwater improvements

The project involves construction of new headwalls both upstream and downstream and extend the pipe downstream.

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Current Works & Projects

Mersey Main Road Stadium Crossing

Existing refuge island is inadequate to protect vulnerable road users as they attempt to cross busy Mersey Main Road against a peak traffic volume of 14,000 vehicle per day.

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