$260,000 FIX FOR DANGEROUS SECTION OF GUYRA-TINGHA ROAD

$260,000 FIX FOR DANGEROUS SECTION OF GUYRA-TINGHA ROAD

Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall walks along the section of Guyra-Tingha Road soon to be rebuilt thanks to a $260,000 investment from the State Government.

Wednesday, 17 August 2016

A DANGEROUS section of the Guyra-Tingha road is to be upgraded after an allocation of $260,000 from the NSW Government’s Safer Roads Program, Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall announced today.

The funding will be used by Armidale Regional Council to repair failed pavement on a 1.4 kilometre section of road on the Tingha side of Wandsworth Bridge, which includes two sweeping curves. Several motor vehicle accidents have occurred there over the past few years.

“As the number of roadworks across the region can testify, I’m delighted to help make our councils make good on the commitment to ‘fix country roads’,” Mr Marshall said.

“I frequently travel this particular section of road and welcome this investment which gives council the means to repair it.

“Bit by bit, our local councils are gaining ground on years of road and bridges funding neglect.

“I’ll continue to work closely with council and the government to secure more funding for more roads in our region.”

Armidale Regional Council Administrator Ian Tiley said it was a priority of the new council to maintain and improve the rural roads network within the new local government area.

“I am committed to ensuring more funds are allocated to the rural roads network,” said Dr Tiley.

“This will be achieved through partnerships with State and Federal funding bodies like the NSW Government’s Safer Roads program.

“Council’s own limited funds can be stretched further with the help of grant programs, resulting in more rehabilitation work like this project being undertaken.”

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