Templetonia Blvd roundabout modification underway

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The Two Rocks Yanchep Residents Association has regularly raised concerns about the Templetonia Blvd roundabout. Picture: Anita McInnes

WORKS already underway at the Templetonia Blvd roundabout on Two Rocks Rd will include 200m of road widening and extending a painted median island over the crest of the hill.

The City of Wanneroo said the modification works at the Templetonia Blvd roundabout, which were scheduled to be completed before the end of the year, included widening the southbound lane to increase the approach taper, shortening the existing paved median, moving the travel path away from the paved median and extending a painted median island over the crest of the hill to warn drivers of the approach.

It will also include the relocation of streetlights away from the road shoulder and the reinstatement of rumble strips, signage and line marking.

Main Roads WA said its only involvement with the project would be the installation of signage and line marking once the project was complete.

On March 5 a 25-year-old man died and two others were injured after a crash involving the Templetonia Blvd roundabout.

At the time WA Police said on the approach to the roundabout it appeared the driver lost control, causing the motor vehicle to roll and come to a stop against a light pole.

The Two Rocks Yanchep Residents Association (TRYRA) has raised concerns about the southern approach to the roundabout with the City of Wanneroo a few times with some members suggesting the road should be levelled while others have suggested the road should be made into a dual carriageway.

Before works for the Templetonia Blvd roundabout started on July 24, 2017 a 51-year-old man died on July 16, 2017 after a white early 1997 model Holden Commodore utility, which was travelling south on Two Rocks Rd near Zamia Rise, left the road and rolled several times through a park, coming to rest at the entrance road to old Club Capricorn.