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Community consultation has closed for the proposed overpass on the Bass Highway at Leith.

Seven public consultation sessions were held in Turner’s Beach on Friday, 23 July 2021 and Saturday, 24 July 2021.

Each 90-minute session allowed the community to have dedicated time with a project team member and to ask questions while viewing consultation materials.

Four pop up community consultation sessions were also held across a range of North West locations on Saturday, 7 August 2021 and Sunday, 8 August 2021.

Consultation materials were available for public comment and to view online and during business hours at the Central Coast Council, 9 King Edward Street, Ulverstone, until Wednesday 11 August.

The consultation materials included the consideration of options such as a roundabout, speed reduction, right turn bans, an overpass, and a summary of the next steps.

Consultation materials

1. Next Steps Timeline

2. Project Objectives, Strategic Context, Project Timeline

3. Overpass Concept Designs 2018

4. Planning Stage (Multi Criteria Analysis) 2018-2020

5. Multi Criteria Analysis Option Poster

6. Multi Criteria Analysis Detail

7. Option Posters - with and without ramps

8. Overpass with Ramps Illustration (Modelling)

9. Overpass with Ramps Illustration (Section)

No final decision will be made about what the overpass may look like, or whether an overpass will be built, until after the community consultation period has finished.