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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2005 Week 12 Hansard (Thursday, 20 October 2005) . . Page.. 4019 ..


Is there a list or schedule of improvements for the current financial year; if so, where are the sites that improvements will be made.

Mr Hargreaves: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

The $123,000 capital expenditure delivered the design of Mawson Drive/Yamba Drive intersection signalisation, erection of new bus lane signs, traffic management improvements at Erindale and the study for Barton Highway/Gundaroo Drive and Kings Avenue/Parks Way;

$105,000 was expended on Belconnen Pool entry works, management, design and construction of Mary Potter/Haydon Drive traffic lights, design and tendering of Hindmarsh Drive/Melrose Drive traffic signal upgrade, and signs and lines at Cowlished Street. The 2004-05 expenditure was $228,000;

$72,000 was rolled into the 2005-06 financial year;

Refer to (3);

Belconnen Pool entry works, design of Mawson Drive/Yamba Drive intersection signalisation, design of Hindmarsh Drive/Melrose Drive traffic signal upgrade and the Monaro Highway crash cushion investigation;

$250,000 has been allocated in 2005-06 with $4,000 expenditure to-date; and

The proposed work is the continued construction of the Mary Potter/Haydon Drive traffic lights.


Roads—traffic light upgrades(Question No 577)

Mr Pratt asked the Minister for Urban Services, upon notice, on 26 August 2005:

Why was there nil capital expenditure recorded, as at the end of the March quarter 2004-05, on “Traffic light upgrades”;

What was the total amount of expenditure on this project as at the end of the 2004-05 financial year;

If there was expenditure recorded on this project in 2004-05, where did the upgrades take place;

If there was no urgency for this funding to be spent, why was it allocated as part of the 2004-05 budget;

What was the total amount of funds rolled-over from 2004-05 to 2005-06 to be spent on “Traffic light upgrades”;

Was there new funding allocated to “Traffic light upgrades” in the 2005-06 budget; if so, how much and what, if any, of that budget, has been expended;


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