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Latest news: Canberra roads

Heads up, these roads will be closed for Summernats

Summernats 35 hits the capital from 5-8 January and Canberrans are being told to be prepared for delays during the festivities with changes to traffic conditions and public transport options.

Canberrans urged to rate ACT roads as pothole damage worsens

The NRMA has today launched its Rate Your Road survey, with the organisation calling on ACT residents to vote for their worst – and best – roads.

ACT Government increases road maintenance funding

The ACT Government will increase road maintenance funding by 52 per cent to $153 million over the next four years.

Murrumbateman Road closure leaves local businesses reeling

While part of Murrumbateman Road is closed for repairs, several local businesses have united to show the community they're open for business.

Busy weekend for police on ACT roads

Canberrans are being reminded that police maintain a constant focus on driver behaviour following a busy weekend for Road Policing members.  

Police seek witnesses to single car crash near Parliament House

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a single vehicle collision that occurred near Parliament House around 6.30am today, Saturday 8 October.

Liberals promise intersection upgrades for Gungahlin

A re-elected Coalition Government would provide $30 million to accelerate planning and delivery of intersection upgrades across Gungahlin.

Federal Government funds road safety in the ACT

Three road safety projects will help Canberra locals, visitors, and freight get to their destination sooner and safer, the Government states.

Investigations continuing into Barton Highway fatal collision

ACT Policing is continuing the investigation into a fatal three-vehicle collision on the Barton Highway on Wednesday 15 September.

Government to use artificial intelligence for road repairs

As the ACT Government embarks on its annual road resurfacing program, it will trial an artificial intelligence system to identify road defects.

ACT motor accident injuries scheme is faster

The ACT’s Motor Accident Injuries Scheme is delivering cheaper premiums, broader coverage, and faster support for people injured on the road.

New roundabout to minimise light rail traffic disruption

The ACT Government will upgrade the Corranderk Street roundabout on Parkes Way while Stage 2 of light rail is built.

Barton Highway duplication could destroy Aboriginal cultural heritage trees

The Barton Highway duplication could ruin culturally significant sites, endangered trees, and habitat for sugar gliders, advocates say.

Man dies in three-vehicle collision on Barton Highway

A man has died at the scene of a vehicle collision between a truck and two cars at around 11.20am today at the intersection of Barton Highway and Gungahlin Drive, Detective Acting Superintendent Donna Hofmeier, currently in charge of ACT Policing, has confirmed.

City maintenance a problem in suburbs, Canberra Liberals say

The ACT Government is failing to maintain suburbs properly, Liberals leader Elizabeth Lee claims, based on her survey of Kurrajong residents.

‘Reconsider your trip’: Inexperienced drivers urged to avoid mountain roads

ACT Policing is urging drivers to drive to conditions to prevent road accidents in the mountains of the ACT and NSW.