Major works to duplicate Cotter Road between the Tuggeranong Parkway and Adelaide Avenue arose due to the 2010 study of the East West Corridor.
As a result of the study, it was recommended that a number of improvements be made to allow the corridor to cope with the predicted increase in traffic, a consequence from the developments in the Molonglo Valley and north Canberra.
The scope of completed between Dunrossil Drive and Yarralumla Creek Bridge included:
The upgrades were completed in October 2013. The installation of a wombat crossing and signage along Cotter Road between McCulloch Street and Carruthers Street took place in December 2013.
Image 1: Stage 1 - Cotter Road upgrade heading towards Dunrossil Drive.
Image 2: Cotter Road and Lady Denman Drive intersection, heading towards McCulloch Street.
Image 3: Landscaping area opposite Lady Denman Drive intersection.
Image 4: Raised pedestrian crossing on the corner of Reynolds Street and McCulloch Street, servicing the bus stops on both sides of the road.