Transport Canberra and City Services


Wentworth Avenue pavement rehabilitation

Project background

The Wentworth Avenue pavement rehabilitation project has improved safety and amenity on Wentworth Avenue between Dawes Street and Cunningham Street. Wentworth Avenue is one of Canberra's oldest roads and is an access road used by roughly 10,000 vehicles a day. These works have made the road safer, smoother and more convenient for vehicles, cyclists and other road users.

Scope of works

The rehabilitation project was undertaken in stages to upgrade the road surface, kerbs and gutters along Wentworth Avenue.

Stage one - completed July 2013

  • 650 metres of Wentworth Avenue citybound between Burke Crescent to Dawes Street.

Stage two - completed in April 2016

  • 400 metres of Wentworth Avenue citybound between Gosse Street and Dawes Street.

Stage three - completed in November 2016

  • 400 metres of Wentworth Avenue southbound between Gosse Street and Dawes Street.

Stage four - completed in March 2017

  • Joint repair between Dawes Street and Cunningham Street.
Project funding

This project was funded through the Federal Government's Roads to Recovery programme, where $4.1 million was given to the ACT Government to support local road infrastructure.

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