A concern over dangerous corners was one of the key topics discussed at a meeting on the long-standing project to seal Boorga and Dickie Roads.
About 20 community members attended the community consultation meeting to learn how the project was developing and to voice their opinions to council.
The main concern raised was the dangerous corners in the road, which many users of the road said are too sharp to be taken safely, especially by inexperienced drivers.
It's a disaster waiting to happen to keep the corners
"It's a disaster waiting to happen to keep the corners," one attendee said.
Some residents expressed a willingness to deal with longer construction times along the road, if it meant the corners were also improved.
Council said they would investigate the option and how it would impact costs.
Some residents also felt 80km/h was too slow a speed limit and should be raised during the long and straight sections of road.
"80km/h would make that road the best revenue raiser in the shire," one resident laughed.
The risk of flooding along the road was also discussed and residents largely supported council's plans to address the build up of water on the roads.
However there were some concerns the floodmaps for the area were out of date and no longer fully accurate.
Council's director of infrastructure and operations Phil King co-ordinated the meeting, which he described as a success.
"I think it was a really good conversation today," Mr King said. "We had a lot of input from people that are using the road and they're giving council a lot of information that we can use to deliver the project."
"Two really big issues was the final speed limit of the road, certainly thinking about transport efficiency but also road safety, and also the drainage issues."
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"And then how we build the road is probably the other thing that we've got out of these guys, they're probably more accepting of a longer time frame, because of how difficult it is to do a detour up there so they want us to get it right."
Mr King said he was keen to look into all the points raised by the members of the community and what council could do to address them.
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