Territory and Municipal Services have broken their silence over the flaky Golden Gate pedestrian bridge over Drakeford Drive:
“Issues with the paint were not evident until the bridge was erected. However inspection work after completion revealed that the painting was not correctly undertaken and, as such, the contractor is required to repaint the bridge,” said Director, [...]
New member for Brindabella is kicking off by asking what the problem is with the peelings pedestrian bridge over Drakeford Drive:
“Large sheets of peeling paint can be seen falling off the bridge onto the road and the bridge itself – this is another example of a poorly finished infrastructure project overseen by ACT Labor,” Mr [...]
Went on a little jaunt in South Canberra today, always so much to see.
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Melbourne has its ”Yellow Peril” sculpture at Southbank and Tuggeranong has its “Red Menace” not just one but two.
What looks like a giant red Bogon Moth has now been joined by another huge red monstrosity, a pedestrian bridge over Drakeford Drive.
I accept a pedestrian bridge is needed near the school, but surely architects and designers could have used [...]
Territory and Municipal Services have posted an intriguing warning that they’re installing traffic lights on the roundabout at the intersection of Drakeford and Isabella Drives:
The ACT Government wishes to advise motorists and other road users that there will be changed traffic conditions on Isabella Drive, westbound, at the roundabout intersection with Drakeford Drive between 7.30 [...]
I’ve been wanting to have a closer look at this since I first saw it a few months ago.
I understand it’s representative of Bogong Moths in flight, but I call it “Finding Nemo”.
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There is an interesting new addition to the Canberran public art scene erected at the Drakeford Drive / Marconi Crescent intersection in Kambah. I think it went up this morning.
Anyone got the foggiest what it is meant to be? My money is on gamboling gold fish.
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Eight people including five children have been taken to hospital following a two car accident at Wanniassa this afternoon.
The ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue were called to the corner of Drakeford Drive and Tavner street just after 12:30pm.
Firefighters had to cut one patient out of each car who were both trapped by [...]
ACT Policing is seeking assistance from the public in identifying a man who indecently exposed himself in Bonython this week.
On Tuesday (November 15), police received two separate reports of a man indecently exposing himself in front of women walking along the bike path between Drakeford Drive and Bardolph Street in Bonython.
The man is described as [...]
ACT Policing is calling for witnesses to a pursuit yesterday (Thursday 15 September) through parts of Canberra.
About 10:25pm police attempted to stop a gold coloured Mazda 323 with one headlight travelling northbound on Drakeford Drive. The vehicle failed to stop and a pursuit ensued.
The pursuit continued through Kambah, Waramanga, Weston, and Curtin. Stop sticks were [...]