Recently the ACT Government put out a flyer about road changes coming for the Gungahlin area. Amongst these was the proposal to signalise the large roundabout at the intersection of the Barton Highway, William Slim and Gundaroo Drives.
Does anyone else think that putting traffic lights on the roundabout is a half-baked solution and that the whole problem couldn’t be better solved with just some more time and money and a bit of innovative thinking?
Shouldn’t the highway, which carries heavy vehicles, go up and over and be straight? It is a dangerous intersection. I wondered if there was any other way possible and practical within a reasonable cost (given the long term benefits).
How come we can put in flyovers for the GDE (or even the tiny road leading to Sutton over the Federal – by NSW Government I guess) but not have a straight Barton Highway?