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Gungahlin-Belconnen connecting road duplication

Project description

The ACT Government is proposing to upgrade the road connecting Gungahlin and Belconnen to a dual carriageway between Ginninderra Drive and the Barton Highway.

There are around 20,000 vehicle movements each day on this road and this is only going to increase with further housing development in surrounding areas.

Key features of the duplication include:

  • two lanes in each direction between Ginninderra Drive and the Barton Highway
  • 6.4 kilometres of new on-road cycle lanes
  • new signalised intersection at Dumas Street
  • a speed limit of 60km/h along the length between Ginninderra Drive and the Barton Highway
  • additional bus stops and upgrading of existing ones.

View the final draft design.

Funding Value: $44.53 million provided over four years in the 2019-20 ACT Budget for construction. This includes a $20 million contribution from the Commonwealth Government through the National Partnership Agreement on Land Transport Infrastructure Projects).



Work expected to commence: April 2020

Work expected for completion: Mid 2023

Drone shot of the road connecting Gungahlin and Belconnen

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