3 July 2013

Coe joins the roadworks chorus

| johnboy
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The Liberals’ Alistair Coe is leaping adroitly upon the roadworks ranting bandwagon as it starts to get a roll on:

“Whilst considered and effective investment in road infrastructure is needed, the ACT Government has a bad track-record of timing roadworks,” Mr Coe said today.

“Given there is a single authority managing roadworks in the ACT and that we do not have separate councils, it’s unacceptable that road works are not coordinated.

“It’s all very well for the Government to put out press releases and signs advising people to take alternative routes, but often this is not possible for motorists.

“Rather than treating road maintenance and upgrades as ad hoc political decisions, there should be a genuine strategy for the ongoing upgrades of infrastructure.

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