The enduring sight of Cape Byron Lighthouse will be replicated in a bespoke artwork on the new roundabout taking shape on Ewingsdale Rd, highlighting the main entrance to Byron Bay.
A large medical centre on the corner of McGettigans Lane and Ewingsdale Road has been approved by the Joint Regional Planning panel.
Ewingsdale Road traffic is banked up as far as the Cavanbah Sports and Cultural Centre as Byron Shire Council workers bring down two massive old Norfolk Pines trees on Shirley Street, Byron Bay.
If you thought that being trapped in traffic in Byron’s Ewingsdale Road was about as bad as it could get, think again. It’s about to get a whole lot worse.
Updated, 3:45pm: Ewingsdale Road is now open to traffic and both lanes are open after an oil spill early this morning closed it for much of the day.
Plans by Byron Shire Council to create a permanent second lane along Shirley and Lawson Streets heading into Byron Bay have been cautiously welcomed by the town’s chamber of commerce, Byron United.
Ross Cornwill , Lennox Head. I must agree with Labor candidate Paul Spooner's view of what the current government's public transport priorities are. The growing queues of traffic at Christmas time on Ewingsdale Road was incredible to see.
The park and ride Magic Bus will run from Byron Regional Sport and Cultural Complex on Ewingsdale Road into town from December 29 to January 4.
Stuart Baird, Ewingsdale. I would like to thank Byron councillors for voting to implement the improvements at Shirley Street/ Lawson Street roundabout. I think it will improve traffic flow through town, especially for locals not heading for the beach.
Damien Antico, Ewingsdale. In the last few months we have discussed many objective and subjective opinions regarding a plethora of subjects: rock walls, koalas, developments – and the list goes on.
Byron Shire Council received a report more than a year ago saying the bridge on the main road into Byron Bay was in 'poor condition' but is only now seeking quotes for the cost of repairing it.
In a bizarre twist, Byron Shire Council yesterday refused to support state government plans for the long-awaited Byron Central Hospital at Ewingsdale yet allowed further development of the area around it.