The first stage of the Molonglo 3 Roads and Infrastructure Pack includes the following works:
Detailed design work has been completed for John Gorton Drive Stage 3B, which is the next section of John Gorton Drive south of Stage 3A. Tenders for construction have been called and are currently being assessed. Features of Stage 3B include:
Construction has commenced on the 1.6 kilometre long, 600 millimetre diameter trunk water main from the Weetangera Reservoir to William Hovell Drive to provide the water supply for the future suburbs of Molonglo 3. Access through The Pinnacle Nature Reserve is being maintained across the project alignment at a number of locations. Work is due to be completed in early 2019.
Two-way traffic remains located temporarily on the future southbound carriageway of John Gorton Drive. The northbound carriageway earthworks and drainage is complete and work on asphalt placement is continuing. Work on the pavement reconstruction and signalisation of the William Hovel Drive / John Gorton Drive intersection is ongoing. Completion of both the Stage 3A dual carriageway and signalised intersection is due for completion in early 2019.