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Proposed conversion of Brushwood Road in Bridgetown to a one-way open for comment<p>​</p><div>The proposal is to turn Brushwood Road into a one-way to allow improved traffic flow. The proposed one-way will flow north from Loerie Street and exit at Cornflower Street. </div><div><br></div><div>The City’s Transport Network Development Department received numerous requests for this conversion and has conducted an investigation to determine the feasibility of the proposal.</div><div><br></div><div>‘Upon investigation, the team established that residents have difficulty accessing and exiting their respective driveways along Brushwood Road and that the narrow road does not actually allow for two-way traffic. The team also found that there were two blind spots along this road which raised concern. We ask that residents please consider the motivations for this proposal, and to submit their comments as soon as possible,’ said the City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Urban Mobility, Councillor Rob Quintas.</div><div><br></div><div>The City also found that by changing Brushwood Road into a one-way street it will improve traffic circulation past Bridgetown High School, which becomes extremely congested during peak hours.</div><div><br></div><div>The public participation process is in compliance with terms of section 17 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, Act 32 of 2000, which states that the public and interested parties or groups must be given the opportunity to submit comments, recommendations or input on such proposals to the municipality.</div><div><br></div><div>Residents and interested and affected parties can submit comments as follows:</div><div><br></div><div style="text-align:left;"><ul><li>Email: <span class="A0"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;"><a href="mailto:Transport.News@capetown.gov.za" target="_blank">Transport.News@capetown.gov.za</a></span></span>  (Quote reference: 110212205)</li><li>Online: <span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;"><a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/haveyoursay" target="_blank">www.capetown.gov.za/haveyoursay</a></span></li><li>Written submission: Subcouncil 14 office, Fezeka Building Cnr NY1 and Lansdowne Road, Gugulethu, 7750 – for the attention of the Subcouncil Manager, Anthony Daniels</li></ul></div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div><strong>End</strong></div><div><br><br></div><p><br></p>2022-05-22T22:00:00ZGP0|#1d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70;L0|#01d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70|City news;GTSet|#62efe227-07aa-45e7-944c-ceebacca891dGP0|#f1734e52-da42-4cfc-a3a5-3514093d3513;L0|#0f1734e52-da42-4cfc-a3a5-3514093d3513|roads;GTSet|#2e3de6c1-9951-4747-8f53-470629a399bb;GP0|#944ad7f5-9a9d-4e5a-ae7a-cac85a0b914b;L0|#0944ad7f5-9a9d-4e5a-ae7a-cac85a0b914b|road signage10

 

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