Canberra Metro construction Flemington Road and Mapleton Avenue


Out of hours works will take place at the intersection of Mapleton Avenue and Flemington Road from 21st June. Northbound and southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction and right turns will not be permitted into Mapleton Avenue. From 8pm - 6am only northbound traffic will be diverted onto Manning Clark Crescent - no access onto Flemington Road.  read more

Light rail works at Nullabor Avenue and Flemington Road


Preparatory works ahead of laying of the rail are underway at the intersection of Nullarbor Avenue and Flemington Road from 7th May through to Monday 5th June. Road detours are in place. Pedestrians please use signalised crossings and wait at traffic island to walk across Flemington Road. read more

Flemington Road EPIC onto Federal Highway Lane Closure


Commencing on 15 May 2017 and for the next four weeks, the southbound bus lane will be shared with general traffic at Flemington Road EPIC onto Federal Highway. Reduced traffic lane access will take place as follows: read more

Traditional Ngunnawal smoking ceremony lights the way for light rail


The 12 kilometre light rail corridor was the focus of a smoking ceremony by local Ngunnawal traditional custodians at a special gathering.

The smoking ceremony, held on Flemington Road near Exhibition Park in Canberra, involved the lighting of various native plants to produce smoke, to ward off bad spirits and cleanse the site. read more

Road changes on Flemington Road and in the Gungahlin Town Centre for light rail works


Works associated with the light rail stage one project will result in a series of long term lane closures on Flemington Road starting 17 March 2017 until December 2017. There will also be changes to the Gungahlin Town Centre starting in April 2017. read more

Light Rail Stage 1 - construction update


Construction update the Gungahlin to the City light rail corridor. Here’s the latest on what’s happening over the next week. read more

Light Rail General Construction Notice - February/10 - April 2017 - Kate Crace Street Between Flemington Road and Efkarpidis Street


Canberra’s first stage of Light Rail is coming to your area, and construction is well underway. This is an exciting time in our City and Canberra Metro is working hard to see this vision come to life.

In advance of the permanent closure of Hibberson Street from Kate Crace to Gungahlin Place, it is proposed to close, until 10 April 2017, the section of nearby road from Kate Crace St to Efkarpidis Street to enable critical road upgrade activity to be completed. Please refer to the map below. There will be no through traffic permitted during this window. read more

Road closures around Flemington Road for light rail works


Works to install underground services as part of the Transport Canberra light rail project will result in nightly road closures around Flemington Road, Mitchell from this Monday 30 January 2017 to Friday 17 February 2017.

These works will include water main installation and other civil works and will require temporary road closures and changed traffic arrangements to be put in place. read more

Light rail construction works begin again in 2017


Construction on stage 1 of the light rail project restarts this week, with Canberra Metro construction teams returning to work after the Christmas and New Year break.

“From later this week, we can expect to see increased activity along the light rail route as work on the development of Canberra’s first light rail line gets back underway after a short break,” Minister for Transport and City Services Meegan Fitzharris said. read more

Tree removal and replacement program to begin for light rail construction


Trees along the Northbourne Avenue, the Federal Highway and Flemington Road corridor will begin to be removed in sections from next week as construction continues on Canberra’s light rail project.

“As the community will be aware, to build light rail we will have to remove and replace trees along the light rail corridor. Overall more trees will be replanted as a result of the project,” Minister for Transport and City Services Meegan Fitzharris said. read more

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