Horsham residents are concerned recent upgrades to Natimuk Road do not address a dangerous right-hand turn at the Hillary Street and Kalimna Avenue intersections.
Nearby resident, Allan Day, said the lack of facilities to complete a right-hand turn onto Kalimna Avenue makes crossing the road dangerous.
"The problem is, if you are travelling from Natimuk to Horsham and you want to make a right hand turn, the way the road marking is done you are going against the traffic," Mr Day said.
"To me, there is an accident waiting to happen."
"There are no signs indicating no right hand turn, if there will be then I think there will be a lot of interjection from the community."
Mr Day said the area was especially of concern during school hours, having witnessed near misses at the turn before.
Department of Transport Grampians regional director, Michael Bailey, defended the intersection's upgrades as they currently are.
"Our significant upgrade of Natimuk Road is providing a safer, smoother journey for thousands of drivers each day," he said.
"There have been no crashes recorded at the intersection of Kalimna Avenue in the past 10 years, and these works have not altered the intersection.
"This project has completely rebuilt the road between Hillary Street and Bennett Road as well as relocating the school crossing to make it safer for families to get to and from school."
The roadworks are part of a recent upgrade to 500m of Natimuk Road and took place over 10 weeks starting October 12.
The $850,000 project rebuilt a section of the road between Bennett Road and Hillary Street and moved a crossing at Horsham West and Haven Primary School to a safer location.
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