Community consultation for the Springbank intersection

21 Oct 2019 speech

Everyone in my electorate of Boothby is sick and tired of the traffic and the delays at the Springbank, Goodwood and Daws Roads intersection, particularly during peak hour. That's why the Morrison and the Marshall Liberal governments are working together to bust congestion and fix the Springbank Road intersection. Together, we are investing $60 million to ensure that local residents can get to work, get their children to school, get to the reactivated repat hospital site, get to Flinders Medical Centre or get to Flinders University quickly, safely and easily. This is part of our $100 billion federal government commitment to busting congestion around Australia, which in my electorate also includes fixing the Hove crossing and upgrades to the main road corridor in the hills and the Fullarton and Cross Roads intersection.

This week the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure will be holding public information sessions for local residents on the Springbank Road intersection upgrade so they can find out more about the project and provide feedback on the early concept design. I encourage everyone in my local community to come along and have their say. Drop-in sessions will be held at the Colonel Light Gardens RSL this Wednesday 23 October between 5.30 pm and 7.30 pm and this Saturday 26 October between 1.00 pm and 3.00 pm. My state colleagues Carolyn Power, Sam Duluk and I will continue to work hard to keep local residents up to date on this project and to see this critical congestion busting infrastructure project delivered for our community after many years of Labor government inaction.