Upgrade of path in Euroa to improve accessibility

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IMPROVING ACCESSIBILITY: After hearing the concerns of local Euroa man, James Carter (pictured here) regarding access to the railway underpass, the Council has sealed the road edges and the path to improve accessibility.

LOCAL Euroa man, James Carter is now able to safely access Anderson Street railway underpass on his scooter after raising accessibility issues with Council’s Access and Disability Advisory Committee (ADAC).

Mr Carter was having trouble accessing the path to the Railway underpass at the corner of Frost Street and Kirkland Avenue.

“The gravel contained broken glass and bindi eyes, causing punctures in wheelchairs, scooters, bikes and prams,” Mr Carter explained.

Mr Carter raised the issue with Council’s Access and Disability Advisory Committee, of which he is a member, and Council sealed the edge of the road and the walking track that goes under the railway line so it is now one continuous piece of smooth bitumen.

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