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Gulaptis and RMS meet with Ulmarra residents

Following on from last week’s front page story ‘Residents fed up with black spot’, a meeting was held on site at Ulmarra on Thursday last week between Chris Gulaptis MP, the RMS and residents. In a media release following that meeting Mr Gulaptis said he and Roads and Maritime Services’ Director Northern Region John Alexander had a positive meeting with community representatives in Ulmarra. The release went on to say community members were informed Roads and Maritime Services is carrying out a review of the existing speed zone and signage on the Pacific Highway at the southern end of Ulmarra and an electronic messaging sign will be installed this week at this location. The sign will advise all road users of the 50 km/h speed limit and create awareness to slow down. Traffic counters were also discussed as being planned across the coming weeks to gather information to inform safety measures. Roads and Maritime will continue to work closely with stakeholders including NSW Police around enforcement and the community to achieve a good outcome.
Image: A car travelling through Ulmarra last week was clocked exceeding the speed limit by over 20km/h. Image: Lynne Mowbray