Slowly all possibility of exercising judgment, and cocking it up, are removed from our roads.
Andrew Barr has announced the new lights at the intersection of Majura Avenue and Phillip Avenue in Hackett have gone live:
The lights will be particularly welcome news for residents living in Hackett, Watson and Dickson, who have experienced significant traffic congestion in recent times caused by north Canberra traffic using the suburban streets on the daily commute.
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The $1 million project will increase the ability to manage peak hour traffic through the intersection of Phillip Avenue and Majura Avenue by directing commuters to the major collector and arterial road network and away from the residential streets.
A further two sets of pedestrian traffic signals on Antill Street, along with two raised pedestrian crossings on Knox Street in Watson and Madigan Street in Hackett have been installed to improve pedestrian safety.