Road closure

Update October 2017

Frequently Asked Questions
 BNCF will not know what roads can or can’t be closed until the traffic impact study is conducted.
 Gates or booms can only be installed 15 meters from a main intersection, e.g. Hilltop’s gate has been
moved further in, past the Engineer’s entrance.
 Booms cost about R20k per month to manage, therefore only 2 are recommended for now, we have pro-
posed to put booms at the top and bottom of Main Road, which will remain open during the day and mannedat night.
 Each street along Bordeaux Drive will be fenced closed, and only streets that need to be open during peak
hour will be opened
 All gates installed will have a pedestrian gate which may remain opened 24/7 and each gate will be opened
when required. i.e. for Pickitup, emergency vehicles etc.
 An appointed security company will have a master key to open the gates for us
 Unless we get 70% of residents to sign consent forms, we cannot proceed further with this project.
 We are going to spend the same amount of money whether we apply for one street, or all the streets at the
same time.

We currently have 89 completed consent forms which amounts to 28% of the suburb, we need 70% in order to close suburb, so if you did not submit your form then please do ASAP. The sooner we close the roads the sooner we make our suburb safer.

Update May 2017

Phase 1 (Planning) – the planning phase of this project is complete. We have successfully revisited each intersection along Bordeaux drive and investigated different solutions for Main and View roads. The conclusion is documented below. Note that this is only a plan which we will use to apply for the Road closure approval. Should there be any other suggestions of where the gates or the booms be placed we welcome the community to share your thought/s with us and our consultant Stephen Margo for further investigation.

BORDEAUX DRIVE
 Fence on Bordeaux Drive & Guilluame (from no 3 across to Real Estate Intercity fence).
 Fence on Bordeaux Drive & Orchard (from no 4 across to no 3).
 Fence on Bordeaux Drive & Jean (from no 3 across to no 4).
 Fence on Bordeaux Drive & Evelyn (from no 3 across to no 4).
 Fence on Bordeaux Drive & Darnoc (from no 3 across to no 4). Oneway from west to east. This Street is used to drop off kids at the Bordeaux Primary School in the morning. So gates to be open from 06h30 – 08h00. Then closed again. When gates are closed, roads become two-way for residents.
 Fence on Bordeaux Drive & Ryder (from no 5 across to no 6).
 Fence on Bordeaux Drive & Maxwell (from no 3 across to no 4). Oneway from east to west. This Street is used to drop off kids at the Bordeaux Primary School in the morning. So gates to be open from 06h30 – 08h00. Then closed again. When gates are closed, roads become two-way for residents.
 Fence on Bordeaux Drive & St Andrews (from no 5 across to no 6).
 Fence on Bordeaux Drive & Paris (from no 7 across to no 6).
 Fence on Bordeaux Drive & June (from Vululeka SSB High School will be included in the Suburb, there will be a pedestrian gate for learners to have free access to the school, up to no 6 will be fenced from West Boundary to no 8, to tie in with the fencing and the gate.
 Fence on Bordeaux Drive & Noreen (from no 8 across on the cnr JPC land fence) new development expected.
 Fence on Bordeaux Drive & Rock (between no. 2 and 4 across to the Church wall).

MAIN ROAD
 Boom intersection – Main & Rock below Church 1 to 5 meters north of Rock. Manned 24/7, by grade C security Guards, 7 days a week by a registered security company. The booms will remain opened to allow flow of traffic during peak hours.
 Boom on Main Road south of Orchard Ave. Manned 24/7, by grade C security Guards, 7 days a week by a registered security company. The booms will remain opened to allow flow of traffic during peak hours.

VIEW ROAD / HILLTOP AVENUE
 Fence on Hilltop (From no 22 Hilltop across to 114 Main, approx. 15 meter from the Hilltop/Main and Dover intersection)
 Fence on View road, approx. 15 meters north of Republic road. Closed for vehicles between 18h00 – 06h00.

Phase 2 (Consent) we are in the process of obtaining consent from each household. So far 4% of the suburb have completed these forms.

Who needs to sign the consent?
 Every resident over the age of 16.
 Every tenant residing in the suburb regardless of the period of the rental agreement. Owners of the property should also complete.
 Every domestic worker, casual or permanent.
 Any contractor who works in the suburb on a regular basis – i.e. a pool company, or a garden service company etc.

Where do you get a consent form from?
You can obtain a consent form from BNCF, email us, info@bncf.co.za, or from your street captain.

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