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Tag Archives: hindmarsh drive

What is your most dangerous stretch of road in Canberra?

By 21 April 2014

Hi.
I am interested in people’s thoughts about the most dangerous stretch of road/s in Canberra.  For me it is the Hindmarsh Drive section running from the hospital to the turn off to the tip on Mugga Way.
As a shift worker I drive this piece of road in complete darkness or dimly lit (depending on daylight saving)  in the early hours [...]

Happy Birthday Queanbeyan, have some trees!

By 15 October 2013

Katy Gallagher met with the Mayor of Queanbeyan Tim Overall today in order to present the ACT’s Birthday gift to our favourite neighbor Queanbeyan.
It’s a lot of trees, like 1000 of them.
I hope Queanbeyan likes trees.
“To help celebrate Queanbeyan’s milestone birthday of 175 years and to commemorate the special relationship between our two cities, approximately [...]

Born to lose on Hindmarsh Drive

By 21 April 2013

ACT Policing has arrested a 27-year-old man, after he fled from police yesterday afternoon (Saturday 20 April).
Around 3.30pm police were conducting traffic targeting on Namatjira Drive, Fisher and attempted a traffic stop.
The driver failed to stop and police activated lights and sirens, pursuing the car through Chapman.
The car collided with a guard rail on Hindmarsh [...]

Hindmarsh Hinjinx!!!

By 9 June 2012

Greetings all,
So talking with an acquaintance who lives in Red Hill, I mentioned the fact that, en-route to pick him up.
I had the convenient pleasure of passing the first check point of the Average Speed Saftey Camera with full knowledge that I would be turning off at Mugga Way, hence not completing the average speed check. 
Knowing that [...]

Hindmarsh Drive Accidents

By 31 May 2012

While not ignoring the plight of our northern bretheren, do the 3 major accidents on Hindmarsh Drive and Tuggeranong Parkway over the last 3 days indicate that the City Council’s busway from Civic to Gunners is somewhat misguided and missing the mark?
Surely a public transport service (bus, train, helicopter, whatever) that utilises seperate laneways from [...]

Rollover corner on Hindmarsh Drive

By 18 May 2012

Accident is at cnr Hindmarsh Drive + Williamson Street, Holder/Rivett.
Police + Fire crews in attendance. I would think this may take a little while to remove!
No other vehicles involved from what I can see.

Point to point cameras go live in 10 days time

By 17 February 2012

Justice and Community Safety want the word to know that the Hindmarsh Drive point to point cameras are commencing operations from 27 February 2012:
During the testing of the point to point cameras, speed measurements taken by the camera system indicated approximately800 motorists a day are speeding along the stretch of road where the cameras will [...]

Motorist on Hindmarsh Drive

By 15 November 2011

Well it seems the cyclist/motorist debate is starting to liven up again so I thought I would add some fuel to the fire. Around 12pm on Friday I was riding on east on the path next to hind-marsh drive where it goes under the parkway and when I got to the pedestrian crossing across the [...]

Hindmarsh and Melrose. Upgrades to the intersection.

By 9 August 2011

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Territory And Municipal Services have announced the start of Stage Two of the Hindmarsh Drive / Melrose Drive intersection:
“A $432,884 contract has been awarded to local company Simeonov Civil Engineering for the second stage of works to commence this week.
“Stage two works will concentrate on the south eastern corner of the intersection and [...]

Mobile billboards on Hindmarsh

By 27 June 2011

I was on my way to Fyshwick and heading down HindmarshDrive when all of a sudden the traffic became heavy. Was there a crash? No, Was there a speed bus? No Was there an RBT operation? No There were 2 motor scooters in the left lane, both were towing mobile billboards for McCafe – One [...]

Road resealing kicks off

By 19 October 2010

Simon Corbell has announced the start of a road resealing program:
“A contract to the value of $6.2 million has been awarded to Downer EDI Works for this work which will involve the resealing of national highways, arterial roads, rural roads, urban roads and municipal streets, totalling approximately 620,000 square metres of pavement.
“Road resealing in the [...]

Here come the point to point cameras

By 23 September 2010

[First filed: Sep 21, 2010 @ 10:01]

I get a little confused about dates sometimes. But I’ve checked the calendar and it confirms today is indeed Tuesday 21 September 2010.
So I’m not quite sure what it means when TAMS says this on its website:
On Thursday 21 September 2010 the ACT Government announced that the ACT’s [...]

Police Wrap – 30 April 2010

By 30 April 2010

1. Photos of suspected Calwell bandits:

ACT Policing has released images of individuals suspected of attempting to rob two businesses in Calwell earlier this month.
About 9.25pm on Saturday 18 April, a male employee at the Woolworths supermarket on Were Street was approached by an unknown male, who demanded money from the register. The employee refused [...]

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