Yearly Archives: 2008

Cycleway Shared Path, Perth WA

In response to a number of complaints over the past 12 months regarding conflict between pedestrians, cyclists and train passengers, Main Roads WA in conjunction with the Public Transport Authority have completed installation of the OMNIGRIP CST surfacing system to the Claisebrook shared pathway overpass to provide better clarity for all users in order to […]

Cleland WildLife Park, South Australia

The 1960s saw an increasing demand for the provision of bushland for public recreation and for the preservation of native flora and fauna. The current site in Cleland Conservation Park (then known as Cleland Wildlife Reserve) was chosen and, in 1965, development of a Native Fauna Zone began. The aim was to create an area […]

Port River Bascule Bridge

Opened to traffic in August 2008 the Tom “Diver” Derrick bridge spaning the Port River in Adelaide is Australia’s first four lane, single leaf highway bascule bridge and being one of very few of its type in the world is a road bridge is of major international engineering significance. Designed with a bascule centre piece […]

High Friction SouthPort QLD 2008

State Highway 3 encompassing Ferry Road in Southport on the Gold Coast in Queensland is a busy link road for traffic travelling between Burleigh & Southport. With extensive traffic volumes negotiating the down hill approaches to the intersection of Benowa Rd the existing asphalt surface, although in a sound and serviceable condition, had become polished […]

Wellington Rd Smart Bus, Melbourne

In 2004 the State Government committed $33 million to provide a Smart Bus service between Rowville and Caulfield, primarily using Wellington Road. The Wellington Road Smart Bus is a new limited stop express service which will compliment existing bus services in the area providing: increased frequency of bus services improved reliability real time information at […]

BusPort CBD, Perth

With the City of Perth experiencing record growth in terms of inner-city living, development and industry, servicing 100,000 daily visitors and workers in addition to its 13,000 inner-city residents, the public transport infrastructure in and around the city is regularly being upgraded to ensure fast and efficient service for commuters. To improve efficiency, and reduce […]

Bus Interchange, DOI Melbourne

Since the commitment of $33 Million in 2004 by the Victorian State Government to provide a Smart Bus service through out Melbourne there has been a ever increasing effort to improve public transport infrastructure to improve efficiency and address safety & industrial concerns. Delivered in May 2007 by way of partnership between the Department of […]

Cycle Lanes – Chandler Hwy, Kew

The Chandler Highway, Kew in Victoria between Princess Street and Yarra Boulevard in both north and south directions form a link in the Principal Bicycle Network between the inner northern and eastern suburbs. It provides the only Principal Bicycle Network (PBN) crossing of the Yarra River between Studley Park Road and Burke Road. The section […]

Cycle Lanes, Inner City Melbourne

As part of the City of Melbourne’s new transport initiative, planners have been exploring better ways to ensure all road users can share our roads safely. As part of this initiative in through out 2007 and 2008 the City of Melbourne have progressively implemented coloured cycle lanes on an number of inner city routes. Installed […]

StreetScape Mernda Villages, Victoria

Located among picturesque River Red Gums in the Plenty Valley to the north of Melbourne , Mernda Village is a master planned community which when completed will be home to around 5,500 people. Developed with planning approvals by the Whittlesea Shire Council the OmniGrip Deco system has been installed as parking delineation along the major […]