Territory And Municipal Services have started the ball rolling for upgrades to the western end of Southern Cross Drive.
A $220,000 contract has been awarded to local company Brown Consulting for the design and supervision of a project to improve a number of intersections in West Belconnen.
“The project includes various intersection improvements at Southern Cross Drive/Florey Drive as well as Southern Cross Drive/Starke Street,” said Tony Gill, Director, Roads ACT.
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“This will better manage the increased traffic volumes in the area created by the development of West Macgregor by easing congestion and improving safety.
“The design phase is part of a $1.5 million investment by the ACT Government which will see each of these existing T intersections upgraded to roundabouts. Other improvements will include upgraded pedestrian and cyclist facilities.
Construction to start early 2012.