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costs to relocate street crossing and traffic sign

Discussion in 'Development' started by melbourne171, 17th Oct, 2016.

  1. melbourne171

    melbourne171 Well-Known Member

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    I possibly have to relocate a street crossing and traffic sign in front of my house.
    Does anyone know the cost relocate a street crossing and traffic sign?
     
  2. D.T.

    D.T. Adelaide Property Manager Business Member

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    Was this part of an existing development application? Would they even approve it being moved?
     
  3. Peter_Tersteeg

    Peter_Tersteeg Finance broker and strategist Business Member

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    A shovel, some cement and the sign is moved. Black driveway paint to cover up the existing crossing, white driveway paint for the new one. Probably cost less than $300. :D

    The council might not be too happy though. Perhaps as an alternate plan you should speak with them to see what's involved. I imagine their costs could vary significantly depending on the specifics of the crossing involved.
     
  4. melbourne171

    melbourne171 Well-Known Member

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    Council says I properly have to relocate them. They said that it is costly but did not give me any indicate price.
     
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    Do you mean a pedestrian crossing?
     
  6. bob shovel

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    Call a line marking company. Council might have a list of preffered tenderers on their website that they use. They can't give out info without a brown paper bag:D
     
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    The cost may be the least of your worries.

    If it is a pedestrian crossing, it may be located in its current position for reasons of safety and you may find it difficult to get approval to move it.
     
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    True!
    Council will want the new location designed to meet specifications. Go straight to a civil company that does roads etc
     
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    What about a bus stop? I have a bus stop outside an IP on a 600sqm corner block. No plans to develop - but curious what it would cost if I did?
     
  11. melbourne171

    melbourne171 Well-Known Member

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    It appears that no one has got this issue before. :)
     
  12. Chrispy

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    A developer had this problem in Montmorency I was told the cost was $30k.
     
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    Thanks Chrispy!
     
  14. Paul@PFI

    Paul@PFI Tax Accounting + SMSF Business Member

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    Council will have its preferred provider do and charge it. Not cheap. Client of mine just spent $38K on kerb and gutter outside her three lot site in Sydney. Just 8 metres of concrete kerbing with a minor repatch of bitumen. Council imposed requirement it be hand dug to protect tree species and nominated its provider who studied extortion at TAFE.

    Council refused point blank to use other contractors - Some as low as $5K. To avoid it going to Land & Enviro Court she had to do it.
     
  15. Paul@PFI

    Paul@PFI Tax Accounting + SMSF Business Member

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    None. Its paid out of developer levies in NSW. Worst thing is you cannot object to it being dumped outside your property either. No say in it at all.
     
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    I used to own this house,the bus stop was right bus stop.PNG out the front.I was advised the council are considering a shelter here, i sold because of it.
     
  17. property novice

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    You can do it properly and still cheap.

    New Sign + new pole + new bracket will cost like $70-$80.

    Like previously mention, you can get shovel dig and mix your own concrete.

    Or get bob cat with auger drill.
     
  18. Bran

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    Just do it gradually. Blacken out a few cm of the stripes at one end each day, whilst adding a few cm of white on the other. Slow enough and no one will notice. When you move the sign, plant some sort of interesting tree in its place.
     
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    Wear a safety vest and safety helmet for illegal works to look legit.