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New Traffic Signals for Hindmarsh Drive

The ACT Budget has confirmed that new traffic signals will be installed at the intersections of Eggleston Crescent /Hindmarsh Drive, Launceston Street/ Hindmarsh Drive and the Tuggeranong parkway off ramp slip lane /Hindmarsh Drive.

hinbdmarsh_lights$1.52 Million was allocated in the 2016/17 ACT budget for final design and construction

These intersections have had a high vehicle crash history particularly at morning and afternoon peak times. Traffic congestion has also lead to the ACTION bus route 21/22 being reconfigured to avoid lengthy delays crossing Hindmarsh Drive.

These intersections had also been evaluated for Federal Blackspot funding as far back as 2011 with the reports recommending a number of different treatments and options. The AECOM final reports recommendation was traffic signals as the best option.  Click each image to access the report…

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The WVCC May 2016 public meeting presentation is as follows which contains the three draft intersection designs as presented by Neil Pincombe for ACT Roads strategic planning and development.

Chifley Pearce shared path – Meeting 18 August 2011

Chifley PathThe consultants for the development of the Chifley Pearce shared path are holding a meeting to to gather comment on the proposed concept design layout for the path.Click map to enlarge

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Brendan Hogan (Traffic and Transport Planner)are working in conjunction with Roads ACT to deliver a 2km path consisting of new and repaired sections linking from Athlon Drive in the east through Waldock Street in the west. From here the design will be finalised for construction.

The proposed meeting time is Thursday August 18th at 3:00pm.

For reference, an indicative path alignment and the nominated meeting point (just north of McNamara Street) are shown on the map (click to enlarge). A more detailed plan will be supplied at the meeting

Chifley and Pearce Community Path

Proposed chifley pearce bike pathThe ACT Government has engaged GTA Consultants to provide advice regarding a new community path in Chifley and Pearce. The proposed path will run from the Athllon Drive shared path, along Melrose Drive and through the Chifley/Pearce ‘green belt’ to connect with the Tuggeranong Parkway shared path. The path has been designed to support walking and cycling to local schools and encourage commuter and recreational cycling.[teaserbreak]

Woden residents and others with an interest in this proposal are invited to attend a Community Consultation session.

When: Saturday 14 August
Where: Chifley/Pearce green belt, west side of Melrose Drive, opposite Parramatta
Street – marked “C” on the attached map
Time: 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm

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