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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2021 Week 11 Hansard (Thursday, 11 November 2021) . . Page.. 3436 ..


(2) No complaints have been received about safety at this intersection via Fix My Street. There have been two pieces of ministerial correspondence related to this intersection. The Hon Andrew Leigh MP and I visited the site to talk through the issues at the intersection (next to his office). A recent survey conducted by Ms Suzanne Orr MLA and shared with the Government included feedback about this intersection.

(3) A consultant has recently been appointed to identify further improvements at the intersection. The Government will consider the consultant’s findings and the feedback received from the community to inform any future improvement to the intersection.

(4) In response to community feedback, the visibility at the intersection has been improved to meet current guidelines. This included relocating the existing bus layby approximately 8m away from the intersection as an immediate solution.

In addition, a consultant has recently been appointed to identify further improvements at the intersection. The Government will consider the consultant’s findings and the feedback received from the community to inform any future improvement to the intersection.

(5) Since 2016 a total of 17 crashes have been reported at this intersection (the table provides a summary of crashes at the intersection Gungahlin Place/ Efkarpidis Street for the period).

This rate of crashes is low compared to other similar locations.

Total number of reported crashes

Type of crash

Fatal

Injury

Property Damage Only

2016 - 2020

17

0

0

17

2021 to date (preliminary data only)

0

0

0

0


Roads—maintenance(Question No 422)

Ms Castley asked the Minister for Transport and City Services, upon notice, on 17 September 2021:

(1) How many pothole complaints have there been, each year in the ACT, since 2016.

(2) What is the process once Access Canberra receives a pothole complaint and how long does it take, on average, for a pothole to be fixed.

(3) Does the Government keep a register of how many potholes there are in Canberra and their severity; if not, why not.

(4) How much money has been spent, each year since 2016, repairing potholes.

(5) How many accidents have been caused by potholes, per year since 2016, and can the Minister provide details including costs.


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