The Gap Ward Receives Multi-Million Government Funding from Council’s Annual Plan and Budget 2017-18

Walton Bridge Reserve Photo credit: Figaro/Wikimedia Commons

The Gap Ward is one of the recipients of multi-million-dollar funding from the Council Annual Plan and Budget 2017-18 across Brisbane’s westside.

According to Councillor for The Gap Ward Steve Toomey, projects that will benefit from the funding include widening of Waterworks Road which has an allocation of more than $3.5 million.

Better Roads

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Also, as part of the Council’s 2017-18 road resurfacing program with $90 million continued investment from the Council, $1.1-million is allocated for the resurfacing of Stewart Road in Ashgrove. Twenty-one more streets in The Gap ward are also set to be resurfaced. The road resurfacing program aims to help in making suburban streets smoother, safer, and more enjoyable to use every day.

Walton Bridge Reserve Restoration

A further $220,000 investment will go to the Walton Bridge Reserve restoration to upgrade the war memorial. Stage Two of the Walton Bridge Reserve upgrade is already underway and is expected to be completed prior to Remembrance Day, 11 November 2018, weather and construction conditions permitting.

Photo credit: Brisbane City Council

Current upgrades to the Walton Bridge Reserve include new pedestrian entrance gate, new concrete seats, new accessible entry from Glen Affric Street, and more.

Dog Off-Leash Area Upgrades

Furthermore, off-leash dog areas in The Gap will undergo refurbishment with the help of more than $130,000 funding from the Council.

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To learn more about the Council’s spending in your suburb, you may visit the Brisbane City Council website.