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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2003 Week 1 Hansard (20 February) . . Page.. 406 ..

Mr Wood: The answer to the member's questions is as follows:

The $6.8m allocated as part of the 2001-02 Budget was returned to the Territory as savings due to the project being deferred.

(2)(3) The money has not been specifically reallocated to any project, and the project has not been cancelled.

(4) The Government intends that the project go ahead, and is currently considering the timing of the project.

Flemington Road (Question No 409)

Mr Cornwell asked the Minister for Urban Services, upon notice:

In relation to Flemington Road corner, Mitchell.

How many accidents have occurred at this intersection since it was first extended through to Gungahlin in 2001;

Have any of these accidents resulted in death;

How many of these accidents have involved (a) single vehicle (b) two vehicle (c) three vehicle and (d) more than three vehicles;

Have there been any complaints about this corner to either yourself, police, Mitchell traders or the Department of Urban Services;

Does the Government consider this a black spot for accidents;

If yes to (5), would the Government consider undertaking a feasibility study to see if any traffic calming measure could be implemented to reduce accidents at this site.

Mr Wood: The answer to the Member's questions is as follows:

The Flemington Road extension was opened to traffic on 16 October 2001. A total of six crashes have occurred from that date until end of August 2002 (the latest date where crash records are available for analysis).


All six crashes involved two vehicles.

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