Intersection changes - McLeod St / Arthur St

  • Type of work: Minor Road Works
  • Suburb: Cairns North
  • Work period (anticipated): 07/05/2019 to 24/05/2019
  • Description: No right turn from McLeod St to Arthur St
  • Likely impacts: Noise; Dust; Traffic Control
  • Location: McLeod St / Arthur St
  • Status: Closed

Safety improvement works are programmed for the intersection of McLeod Street and Arthur Street.

As shown on the plan below, these changes involve the removal of the right-turn traffic movement from McLeod Street to Arthur Street.

Motorists wishing to travel to Sheridan Street can turn left into Arthur Street and turn around at the roundabout near the Lakes Resort.

Motorists travelling along Arthur Street will still be able to turn into McLeod St from either direction.

There have been numerous traffic crashes at this intersection and this change is an interim safety measure until traffic signals are installed.

Works are programmed to commence on Tuesday 7 May 2019, weather permitting, and are expected to take approximately three (3) weeks to complete.

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Last updated: 15 August 2019