My fellow Canberrans,
The roadworks speed limit on Glenloch Interchange is 40km/h. Please observe it, before you end up killing someone. Visibility is poor and there is heavy earthmoving equipment involved. In an accident involving your shiny SUV versus a scraper or grader, the big yellow thing built out of solid steel is not going to lose.
Could you also please pick a lane and stick to it. The less lane-changing happens through a roadworks, the less opportunity there is for mistakes to happen. The last place we want an accident is in the middle of the Glenlock Interchange roadworks, since that would block off the road in a place where there is very little option to go around – single lanes with narrow/soft shoulders is not a good place for a pileup.
This morning while travelling through the roadworks on the way to work I was overtaken by two people doing somewhere in the vicinity of 80-100km/h, who engaged in tailgating & cutting in, just to get through the intersection about 10 seconds faster than everyone else. The result was people stepping on the brakes and causing traffic to come to a complete halt a few cars back.
Please be considerate of other drivers – they’re people too. Pick a lane, stick to it. I appreciate the enthusiasm that some folk have to get to their favourite place in all the world, but if you just drive to the conditions and try to drive predictably, we’ll all get to work more relaxed and ready to enjoy a productive day of paper shuffling, retailing or whatever it is you’re in such a rush to get to.