Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Here we go again?

Of course, there's no mention of use of the park, but it appears the East-West link road tunnel could be back on the agenda, if the new state government listens to Sir Rod Eddington (Infrastructure Australia), and VECCI.

...The east-west road tunnel is also seen as crucial to give Melbourne another river crossing and another east-west route. The tunnel would connect the Eastern Freeway with the Tullamarine Freeway and Western Ring Road.

Mr James said the North-East Interconnector was also important. This freeway would join the Western Ring Road to EastLink, creating the ''missing link'' in a total metropolitan ring road.

He nominated channel deepening and EastLink as two of Labor's proudest achievements. ''EastLink has been a fantastic boon for the east … property prices have risen dramatically,'' he said...

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Initial plan for BMX track redesign

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Originally uploaded by baudman 
After meeting with users of the track, this is a preliminary sketch for a redesign of the bicycle tracks encircling the skate park at JJ Holland Park.

You can see a large ramp, leading to some tabletops, (one track larger than the other) as well as a smaller, snakey pump track.

There is also a proposed area for kids and/or scooter, on the right of the skate park.

If you have any comments, please forward them to sarah.doubleday@melbourne.vic.gov.au