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Letters to the editor

11 Jun 2013

I am a resident at Southbank Towers on 83 Queensbridge St, Southbank.

For the last number of months my journey, and many others’ journeys, to work in the morning has been disrupted by the footpath closure on Queensbridge St, due to the Prima Pearl development.

I don’t understand how this development is allowed to block a much-utilised footpath for three years! Any other such development in Melbourne would have to construct a gantry over the footpath so it could remain open.

Was this an oversight in the permit in the application? Or does the City of Melbourne always pander to the requests of developers and ignore the fact that a three-year footpath closure is incredibly disruptive to residents?

Either way I feel this is unacceptable. The City of Melbourne needs to work with the developers to find a solution in which the footpath is reopened ASAP.

It is getting to the point where people are taking risks crossing the surrounding roads to save time and this is dangerous.

Donna Shiel

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