Locals have reported to Echonetdaily another rollover today on Coolamon Scenic Drive, Montecollum.
While a recent death on the Bruxner Highway and Ballina Road has grabbed the RMS minister's attention locals are wondering why Byron Council are still struggling to get funding from the RMS to fix 'intolerable' risks identified on Coolamon Scenic Drive by RMS in 2017.
A woman has been airlifted to hospital in a critical condition after the car she was driving rolled on Coolamon Scenic Drive, near Mullumbimby, overnight. And a car was forced off Possum Shoot Road on Friday morning by an oncoming truck.
The proponent of a 239-lot camping ground/events site near Mullum has defended his proposal and claims that Byron Council staff unfairly placed his DA before the public before all reports and documents were completed.
Iconic Scarrabelotti’s Lookout on Coolamon Scenic Drive and Hinterland Way has been ‘reclaimed’ by community activists after Byron Shire Council placed a number of boulders at the site recently.
Twenty-three crashes in five years, an average of 1,362 vehicles per day and an RMS audit that found various ‘intolerable’ risks on the 11.3km stretch of road between Goonengerry Road and the Pacific Highway
Anthony Stante, Coolamon Scenic Drive. The long wait for much needed centre line-marking and other safety measures to make Coolamon Scenic Drive much safer for local residents and tourists directed by new Tourist Route 28 signage finally happened last night... Read More →
Byron Shire Council says it will be the second half of next year at earliest before it is in a position to undertake a speed review of sections of dangerous Coolamon Scenic Drive, let alone make changes to signage or line marking.
Anthony Stante, Coorabell I ask myself, why do I pay my rates. Over two years ago Byron Shire’s Local Traffic Committee directed Council to undertake a formal safety audit of Coolamon Scenic Drive and install centreline marking and any other... Read More →
M Morgan, Mullumbimby. Obviously not everyone in the shire is concerned about driving on dangerous pot-holed roads, judging by the number of trucks, utes and service vehicles, as well as cars, that take Coolamon Scenic Drive from Ocean Shores to Mullumbimby (and vice versa) when there is a safe, well-lit, pot-hole free alternative.
Coolamon Scenic Drive residents are pleading with drivers to slow down after a car rolled on the stretch between Coorabell and Mullumbimby yesterday afternoon.
Irina Tennant, Coorabell. I am begging everyone who reads this and uses Coolamon Scenic Drive to slow down.
Irina Tennant, Coorabell. I am begging everyone who reads this and uses Coolamon Scenic Drive to slow down!