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By Girt_Hindrance 27 December 2012 36

goldfish

Went on a little jaunt in South Canberra today, always so much to see.

bridge

bridge

bridge

decay

goldfish

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csdaly 10:03 am 29 Jan 13

KB1971 said :

I wonder if there is warranty on the bridge?

I’ve logged an online question with TAMS on this, but haven’t heard anything yet.

DUB 9:29 am 29 Jan 13

Dodgy paint job. Just like dodgy resealed roads that I see lately. How much do you get in kickbacks to sign off the reports- 15-20%?

gooterz 8:29 pm 28 Jan 13

While were at it, looks like they stripped the paint from the bottom so it almost looks ok.

Girt_Hindrance 7:46 pm 28 Jan 13

I’ve been enjoying the tug of war between the defacers of the “Bogongs over Canberra” and the clean up crews. Been about three differing arrangements of penises sprayed on it. Cheap paint or expensive cleanup chems? Either way, this is why we can’t have nice things…

lobster 7:05 pm 28 Jan 13

The latest issue of the ever hard hitting “CIty News” has reported on this as well.

rosscoact 9:17 pm 02 Jan 13

JessP said :

Can we complain to someone?

Yes 😉

Henry82 1:38 pm 02 Jan 13

I’d say it hasn’t been primed, just had a coat of colour over the top.

Give it a few years before it rusts and we have to pay heaps to have it repaired.

JessP 8:41 am 02 Jan 13

I drive past the bridge each day and I am suprised at paint flaking off like it is. Has it even been official opened as yet? I would hope this problem would be fixed very soon.

Can we complain to someone?

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd 8:03 am 01 Jan 13

Pork Hunt said :

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd said :

I imagine its powdercoat rather than paint. Clearly not been cleaned properly before coating.

I thought powder coating was done inside a booth. Must have been a big booth to fit a bridge in…

HUGE!

screaming banshee 11:48 pm 31 Dec 12

Pork Hunt said :

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd said :

I imagine its powdercoat rather than paint. Clearly not been cleaned properly before coating.

I thought powder coating was done inside a booth. Must have been a big booth to fit a bridge in…

Powder coating is an electrostatic/spray process, so like spray painting it is best done in a booth but not necessary for the process.

Safety (health) and environmental concerns say it should be done in a booth, but they also say asbestos should be appropriately disposed of and worksites should be safe…but this is Canberra after all.

Pork Hunt 10:02 pm 31 Dec 12

Antagonist said :

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd said :

If your biggest problem is driving past this awesome art then you have it pretty well.

That one has to be in the running for 2012 cliche of the year, along with “first world problem”.

The use of cliches should be avoided like the plague…

Pork Hunt 9:59 pm 31 Dec 12

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd said :

I imagine its powdercoat rather than paint. Clearly not been cleaned properly before coating.

I thought powder coating was done inside a booth. Must have been a big booth to fit a bridge in…

Antagonist 2:27 pm 30 Dec 12

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd said :

If your biggest problem is driving past this awesome art then you have it pretty well.

That one has to be in the running for 2012 cliche of the year, along with “first world problem”.

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd 8:10 am 30 Dec 12

So any babies in this town.

I think it’s great.

If your biggest problem is driving past this awesome art then you have it pretty well.

Howaboutthat 11:52 pm 29 Dec 12

This crayfish with the glued on goggle eyes is the most tasteless unaesthetic embarrassing piece of public art I have ever seen!!! I feel for those who have to drive past it every day (I would have to take a different route if I were them). It’s completely uninspiring. I cringe when I think of visitors to our city seeing this tasteless installation which reflects soooo badly on the nation’s capital. The politicians responsible for its selection should have it moved to the front of their offices for them to view it each day.

The graffiti is an improvement.

jayskette 10:44 pm 29 Dec 12

aha – something more interesting than a meaningless pathetic giant goldfish/crownfish

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