Community input sought for proposed Eaton Drive changes

Published on Thursday, 6 June 2024 at 2:28:09 PM

The Shire of Dardanup is inviting community feedback on proposed changes aimed at improving traffic flow and safety on Eaton Drive.

Key components of the proposed changes include:

  • Installation of new traffic signals at Glenhuon Boulevard.
  • Creation of a new intersection with Cudliss Street that includes right-hand turn lanes onto Eaton Drive, a separate left-hand turn lane, and the closure of the Hands Avenue intersection on Eaton Drive.
  • Development of a cul-de-sac at the end of Watson Street and a new pedestrian crossing over Eaton Drive.
  • Implementation of a left-out treatment at Hamilton Road and Ann Street.

Shire President Cr Tyrrell Gardiner emphasised the importance of community input in shaping these traffic improvements.

Cr Gardiner said Council moved a resolution at its February 2024 meeting to progress with its proposed intersection and complementary road treatments for Eaton Drive.

"Your feedback is crucial to ensure these enhancements meet the needs of our community and improve safety and efficiency on Eaton Drive," Cr Gardiner said.

“The Shire of Dardanup has undertaken extensive studies and consultations since 2020 to identify the most effective solutions for Eaton Drive.

“We have liaised extensively with Main Roads WA to ensure proposed changes meet State Government requirements and are the best possible outcome for our community.

“These proposals are the result of thorough traffic modelling, feasibility studies, and engagement with stakeholders.”

The community can have their say online via until 5pm on Thursday, 4 July 2024. Hard copies of the feedback form can be requested from the Shire’s Customer Service Team on (08) 9724 000 or email


Photo caption: The Shire of Dardanup is calling for community input into its proposed changes traffic management changes to Eaton Drive.

Media contact: Tahnia Creedon, Communications Officer | | 0436 942 509.


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