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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 08 Hansard (Thursday, 16 August 2018) . . Page.. 3216 ..


(8) Is construction of Gundaroo Drive duplication (stage 1) running on time and on budget; if not (a) how far behind is construction and (b) what is the cost overrun.

(9) Have residents been notified of any schedule changes to the duplication of Gundaroo Drive (stage 1); if so, how have residents been notified of any changes.

(10) When will construction of Gundaroo Drive duplication (stage 2) commence.

(11) When will construction of Gundaroo Drive duplication (stage 2) conclude.

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

(1) (a)

AM Peak Hour (0800-0900)

PM Peak Hour (1700-1800)

Road

From

To

Direction

2016

2021

2031

2016

2021

2031

Mirrabei Drive

Paul Coe Crescent

Gundaroo Drive

Southbound

1,309

1,400

1,593

710

848

939

Gundaroo Drive

Paul Coe Crescent

Northbound

546

658

853

1,115

1,093

1,369

Gundaroo Drive

Mirrabei Drive

Gungahlin Drive

Westbound

987

1,659

1,700

819

1,152

1,407

Gungahlin Drive

Mirrabei Drive

Eastbound

925

1,350

1,546

938

1,436

1,460

Abena Avenue

Barton Highway

Westbound

1,342

2,056

2,016

920

1,032

1,255

Barton Highway

Abena Avenue

Eastbound

746

764

951

1,088

1,450

1,671

Estimated Gungahlin Population

69,058

80,940

92,778

69,058

80,940

92,778

(b) Predictions for 2022 and 2025 are not available through the Canberra Transport Strategic Model. Refer to the above traffic modelling analysis.

(2) (a) Civil works on the duplication of Gundaroo Drive including the signalisation of Mirrabei Drive intersection are scheduled for completion by 30 September 2018 (weather permitting). Landscaping consolidation works will follow civil works completion however the road will remain operational during these works.

(b) $31.185m was allocated in the Territory budget for the duplication of Gundaroo Drive (Stage 1). A further $2.8m has been allocated for signalisation of the Gundaroo Drive/Mirrabei Drive intersection in 2018-19.

(c) Nine reported accidents have occurred within the construction area since the commencement of works.

(d) No incidents specifically relating to pedestrian safety have been reported as occurring within the construction area since the commencement of works.

(e) Two near misses has been reported occurring within the construction area since the commencement of works.

(f) Approved Temporary Traffic Management plans are implemented on site to safely manage traffic and pedestrian and cyclist access. Temporary paths have been used to provide alternative routes for pedestrians and work areas are isolated from pedestrian paths.

(g) There will be full signalised pedestrian movements at the Gundaroo Drive/Gungahlin Drive intersection and the Mirrabei Drive/Gundaroo Drive intersection on completion of the works. A new mid-block signalised pedestrian crossing between Nari Street and Gungahlin Drive is also being constructed as part of the project. There is an underpass under Gundaroo Drive between


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