It may seems surprising that barely completed suburbs needs road upgrades, but maybe it’s just-in-time planning at play.
Either way Mr Stanhope has announced Bonner and Forde are getting $10.8 million in works on Mulligans Flat Road.
Chief Minister and Minister for Transport, Jon Stanhope, said the Stage 1 works include the reconstruction of 2.5 kilometres of Mulligans Flat Road from Jessie Street in Forde towards the NSW border.
Two roundabouts will also be constructed to provide access to the new residential estates of Bonner 1b, Bonner 2 and future access to Bonner Stage 4 and Forde Stage 2.
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Mr Stanhope said the roadworks would deliver a safer and smoother transport link between Bonner and Forde and the rest of Gungahlin.