Simon Corbell has announced the official opening of the Gungahlin Drive Extension after many false dawns.
“The nine kilometre, four-lane GDE will significantly reduce north-south traffic congestion during peak periods. It will play a crucial role in reducing journey times for trips to and from Gungahlin. It will also help to relieve congestion on other arterial roads.
“The completed project now provides a direct connection from north to south Canberra and includes dedicated on-road cycle lanes for the full length.”
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Mr Corbell said that stage two of the project had been delivered ahead of schedule and on budget.
One wonders how long they’ll have to keep saying that last bit before anyone believes it in the context of the whole project.
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