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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2021 Week 09 Hansard (Thursday, 16 September 2021) . . Page.. 2707 ..


What is the average cost of (a) a square metre of footpath, (b) an average repair to a footpath, (c) a kilometre of road and (d) of resealing a kilometre of road.

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

Please note that the numbers provided below are broad estimates. They do not include:

Variation in costs resulting from market forces (e.g. supply pressures, bulk buying)

Variation in costs resulting from complexity of the project site (e.g. constraints, earthworks, concrete works, trees or service impacts)

Design costs

Management costs such as planning, procurement, coordination, and contract management.

(a) The average cost for new footpath is between $350.00 to $450.00 per m2.

(b) The average repair cost to a footpath is approximately $150.40 per m2.

(c) The average cost of new road (asphalt) is approximately $600.00 per m2.

(d) The average square metre of road resealing cost is approximately $8.30 m2.


Planning—Woden town centre transport(Question No 388)

Mrs Jones asked the Minister for Planning and Land Management, upon notice, on 6 August 2021:

(1) In relation to the Major Projects Canberra (MPC) DA 202138229 and MPC DA 202138251, which relate to the construction of bus layovers on Easty Street and the relocation of the Woden bus interchange to Callam Street, can the Minister confirm that (a) Easty Street south of Wilbow Street is almost entirely zoned as RZ4 ‘residential’, (b) Easty Street also includes PRZ1 ‘parkland’ (namely, Eddison Park and Woden Cemetery to the east, and Arabanoo Park to the west), (c) Easty Street also includes a complement of CZ2 ‘business’ (largely to the north of Wilbow on the western side of Easty Street) and (d) no land adjacent to Easty Street is classified as TSZ1 transport.

(2) To the extent the Minister cannot confirm the information in Part (1)(a)-(b), can the Minister provide the zoning of land surrounding Easty Street and Wilbow Street.

(3) Can the Minister confirm that (a) MPC DA 202138229 and MPC DA 202138251 will see a small roundabout constructed at the intersection of Easty Street and Wilbow Street, (b) between 5 am and 11 pm each day, the roundabout will experience about 200 bus movements each day and if this is not the case, what is the anticipated number of bus movements each day and (c) between 5 am and 11 pm each day, bus movements will occur, on average, every 6 minutes and if this is not the case what is the anticipated frequency of bus movements.

(4) Can the Minister provide the (a) acceptable or recommended noise levels for land zoned RZ4 ‘residential’, including where they differ during different times of the day, (b) acceptable or recommended noise levels for land zoned PRZ1 ‘parkland’, including where they differ during different times of the day, (c) acceptable or


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