SMH article on traffic congestion....

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Re: SMH article on traffic congestion....

Postby AndyTheMan » Fri Dec 07, 2012 1:58 pm

Strawburger wrote:, the cost of a constructed tunnel is not 1 billion dollars per km and nowhere near the cost per km of built road with or without tunnels! I think you need to google better sites to get more accurate construction costs.

Apologies, you are correct.

SKM and (former) RTA estimated the cost of M2 to F3 link at $4.75 billion - less than half what I said.

So around $600million per km

the SKM consultant estimates that the road will cut 'up to' 15 minutes from travel times.

So, probably a bargain - perhaps we just keep building more motorways. they seemed to have solved most of Sydney's transport issues to date

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Re: SMH article on traffic congestion....

Postby sogood » Fri Dec 07, 2012 1:58 pm

True Strawburger. The spin by some cycling proponents are as bad as those in the anti camp. It's important to be objective and have honest data. Thanks for flagging it.
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