The main route between Denman Prospect and the CBD & Northern Suburbs is via Coppins Crossing. Currently its a narrow road that winds down the valley to a floodway that is occasionally blocked by flood waters
Planning is underway for a new brindge.
The completion of John Gorton Drive including the Molonglo River bridge will support the full development of Denman Prospect, Whitlam and the Molonglo Commercial Centre and will also provide high-quality transport links between Woden, Weston Creek, Molonglo and Belconnen.
When built, the new bridge will span 227.5 metres across the region’s major river.
The Australian Government has committed $87.5 million towards the project.
Construction is expected to commence early 2022 and be completed by mid 2024.