Commonwealth Avenue Bridge to be widened by National Capital Authority: Sally Barnes

Megan Doherty
By Megan Doherty
Updated June 26 2022 - 11:55pm, first published June 24 2022 - 7:30pm
National Capital Authority chief executive Sally Barnes and Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Renewal project director Greg Tallentire. Picture: Karleen Minney

One of Canberra's iconic landmarks - Commonwealth Avenue Bridge - will be widened on each side by more than two metres to create less congested footpaths as part of a $137 million overhaul, making the popular bridge-to-bridge walk safer for pedestrians, cyclists and scooter riders.

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Megan Doherty

Megan Doherty

Journalist

I like telling local stories with integrity. My greatest hope is that someone will read my story and turn to someone in a cafe or in the next cubicle or across the breakfast table and say, "Did you hear about this?" Email: megan.doherty@canberratimes.com.au