Upcoming overnight road closure of Gungahlin Place, Gungahlin


Released 24/08/2018

Road users and pedestrians are advised that closures on Gungahlin Place will be in place from Sunday night for asphalting works as part of the Hibberson Street shared zone project.

The ACT Government is creating a safer, more vibrant, better connected town centre for the people of Gungahlin. The transformation of Hibberson Street into a one-way shared zone will deliver a safer pedestrian focused streetscape with reduced vehicle speeds, one-way travel and safer pedestrian crossings.

Location and timing of works

Road resurfacing works will be carried out at the intersection of Hibberson Street and Gungahlin Place from 7 pm on Sunday 26 August to 7 am on Monday 27 August 2018, weather permitting.

Location and timing of road closures

Closures will be in place on Gungahlin Place (east and west) from 7 pm Sunday 26 August to 7 am Monday
27 August 2018. Work will be carried out in two stages, the northbound section and the southbound section. Only one direction will be closed at a time. There will be no access for road users.

Northbound closure

  • Gungahlin Place (west) from Efkarpidis Street to Ernest Cavanagh Street.

Southbound closure

  • Gungahlin Place (east) from Ernest Cavanagh Street to Efkarpidis Street.

Detours

During the closures, road users travelling along Ernest Cavanagh Street and Efkarpidis Street will be detoured via Hinder Street and Gozzard Street.

Effects on traffic

  • Minor delays are expected.
  • Barriers as well as warning and diversion signs will be erected to alert people to the closure.
  • Drivers are asked to be mindful of the changed traffic arrangements and adhere to the work zone speed limits.

Effects on public transport

Bus services are expected to run as normal.

The ACT Government apologises for the inconvenience and thanks everyone for their patience whilst this important work takes place.

For more information on the Hibberson Street shared zone project and other projects in the area, visit www.tccs.act.gov.au or contact Access Canberra on 13 22 81.

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