Residents of Turner Estate have called on councillors and council staff to meet with them to see first hand their safety concerns.
Julian Mugavin said news that VicRoads had earmarked the Turner Drive turn-off for extra turning lanes did not adequately address their concerns.
VicRoads last week said it had been working with council on the issue and the developer of the neighbouring subdivision would be required to install right and left turning lanes on Mortlake Road at Turner Drive.
But residents say the feel their concerns haven't been heard. They don't want residents to the new 40-block subdivision to have to drive through the narrow Leo Francis Drive to get there.
They also say that traffic turning into Balmoral Road just metres from where they are turning into Turner Drive was dangerous and the scene of numerous crashes.
"For VicRoads to say the intersection is earmarked for overtaking lanes - that could happen next week, it might take five years."
"To me, and other residents in the Turner Estate have commented to me, they are very disappointed in the response."
Mr Mugavin said he was considering starting another petition calling for the council to close off Turner Drive and move the entrance to the whole estate further down Mortlake Road through the new subdivision.
"There was a petition signed by most of the residents here 18 months ago. It was presented to the council, well council just said it was a VicRoads issue and handed it on to VicRoads. It's going round and round in circles," he said.
Mr Mugavin wants councilllors and staff to meet residents to discuss their safety concerns. "If anyone from council would come and have a look, it would be appreciated," he said.
He said a Leo Francis Drive resident knocked on his door last week with concerns about how emergency services vehicles would access the new estate through her street when cars were parked on both side of the narrow street.
"If cars are parked parallel to the kerb on both sides of the street, there's barely enough room for one car to get through," he said.
Mr Mugavin said that if you go by council estimates, there'll be an extra 200 car movements a day on Leo Francis Drive.
He said calls by councillors to fix the dangerous Fitzroy Road/Botanic Road last week had prompted him to speak out again in the hope the safety issue could be fixed before it got any worse.
"To me, you fix a problem before it occurs," he said.
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