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Road and Lake Closures

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 4 of the Roads and Public Places Ordinance 1937 of the intention to close the following roads in the ACT and Section 22 of the Lakes Ordinance 1976 of the intention to temporarily close the following area of Lake Burley Griffin. For information on Transport Canberra and City Services visit their webpage - www.tccs.act.gov.au/roads-paths/act_public_road_closures/listings/tempor...

Title Date/Time Suburb Location/Reason
Army Modernisation Showcase - Blamey Square, Russell
  • 29 August 2016, 6 am – 5 pm

On Monday 29 August 2016, Defence are holding the Army Modernisation Showcase at Blamey Square, Russell, from 9 am - 3 pm to raise awareness of current Army modernisation initiatives. Please note that there may be traffic congestion within the area.

29 August 2016, 6 am – 5 pm

  • The intersection of Kings Avenue and Blamey Square will be closed to traffic.
  • The pick up/drop off at this location will not be available during this time.

Inquiries regarding this closure may be made to the event organiser, Major David Marshall at david.marshal4@defence.gov.au or 0477 360 177.


Lady Denman Drive - TV shoot
  • 31 August 2016, 7 am – 1 pm
Canberra City


  • Lindsay Pryor National Arboretum access road and car park at Lady Denman Drive

Traffic in the area will be directed by detour signs and traffic marshals. Inquiries regarding this closure may be made to Screencraft's Asher Floyd on 0421 667 425.

Natalie Broughton
Delegate of the Minister for Local Government and Territories

Rifaat Shoukrallah
Delegated Officer Roads ACT

John Gorton Building Car Park Upgrade
  • 6 am, Wednesday 17 August – 5 pm, Friday 23 December 2016


The John Gorton Building (JGB) ‘service road’ bounded by the JGB, Parkes Place East and Dorothy Tangney Place will remain temporarily closed in part or in whole to enable next stage construction works associated with the JGB car park upgrade.

6 am, Wednesday 17 August – 5 pm, Friday 23 December 2016

• Eastbound and westbound lanes of the JGB service road
During the closure the following temporary arrangements will apply:
• The JGB main entry for the Department of the Environment and Energy has been temporarily relocated and can be accessed from Dorothy Tangney Place.
• Alternate parking arrangements will apply in Dorothy Tangney Place, Parkes Place East and adjacent car parks as signposted.
• Restricted cycling access will apply to the JGB basement.
• No vehicular or pedestrian access to the JGB basement (via car park ramps) or loading dock will be available unless signposted otherwise.
• Alternate waste removal and delivery arrangements will apply.
• The northern area of the original JGB public car park will remain closed to accommodate ongoing construction works.
• Traffic and pedestrians will be directed around the works area with temporary signage.
• The JGB main car park will partially reopen for public and permit parking as signposted.

The public will be advised of the next stage of associated road closures relating to the JGB car park upgrade.