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 Wall said.
“Canberra tax payers have paid $6 million for this footbridge, which is quickly turning into an eyesore. For that money it is fair to expect a higher standard of work than can be seen today.
“Time and time again we have seen the ACT Government fail in infrastructure delivery.
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“With school students returning over the next couple of weeks, the government has an obligation to ensure this project is complete and safe for users. The paint peelings, some the size of dinner plates, may pose a major traffic hazard if left unattended any longer.
I would say the bridge is becoming less of an eyesore as the garish orange disappears in favour of primer grey.