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Published Thursday, 23rd February 2017
The upgraded Hester Avenue/Connolly Drive intersection is one of the first in the state to have three lanes leading up to and through the roundabout on one approach.
The additional lane was added on the eastern approach to the roundabout, which will help distribute traffic once the freeway extension to Hester Avenue has been completed.
Informative signage has been installed at the site and now the City’s website also has a short video to show road users how to correctly navigate the upgraded intersection.
The roundabout now allows two lanes of traffic to turn right from Hester Avenue, heading west to Connolly Drive (north):
This should ease the burden on traffic to the northern suburbs during the busy afternoon period when residents are returning home from the central business district.
View the video below to view the roundabout and approaching lanes.
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