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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2021 Week 01 Hansard (Thursday, 3 December 2020) . . Page.. 241 ..


b) The final cost to construct the Belconnen Bikeway was $6.291m (ex GST).

(2) Below is the approximate cost breakdown for each segment:

Section

(a) Actual bikeway ($M)

(b) Associated infrastructure ($M)

(c) Landscape ($M)

Total ($M)

(a) Florey - Old Busway

$0.352

$0.264

$0.088

$0.704

(b) Old Busway

$0.712

$0.356

$0.244

$1.312

(c) Old Busway - Aikman Drive

$1.128

$0.705

$0.253

$2.086

(d) Aikman Drive - Haydon Drive

$1.265

$0.632

$0.292

$2.189

(3)

a) Florey to Old Busway – approximately 440 metres;

b) Old Busway – approximately 890 metres;

c) Old Busway to Aikman Drive – approximately 1410 metres; and

d) Aikman Drive to Haydon Drive approximately 1580 metres.

(4) Four stone retaining walls of varied heights were constructed between Aikman Drive and Haydon Drive, with a total length of 505 metres.

(5) The total cost of the retaining walls constructed in this location was approximately $0.380m.


Municipal services—trees(Question No 58)

Mrs Kikkert asked the Minister for Transport and City Services, upon notice, on 4 December 2020:

(1) Noting that as of March 2001, ornamental Pyrus ussuriensis (Manchurian pear) trees had been planted on unleased land in McKellar in Absolon Place, Bancks Crescent, Burns Circuit, Hetherington Circuit, and Joseph Place and that this species of tree has now been deleted from the ACT Government’s list of approved trees in Plant Species for Urban Landscape Projects (April 2019), how many Manchurian pear trees have been planted as street trees in McKellar since its development.

(2) How many living Manchurian pear trees currently exist as street trees in McKellar.

(3) Are any of these trees in streets not named in part (1); if so, in which streets.

(4) In each of the past ten financial years, how many Manchurian pear street trees in McKellar have been removed and replaced, and in which streets.

(5) Have any of these been replaced with a species other than Manchurian pear; if so, (a) how many, (b) in which streets and (c) why.

(6) Have any Manchurian pear street trees in McKellar been removed but not replaced; if so, (a) how many (b) in which streets and (c) why.

(7) When were Manchurian pear trees deleted from the list of approved trees in the ACT.


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