- This is not a final decision, simply a "recommendation" - not a 'go-ahead' for the project, just a go-ahead to go to the next committee.
- At around $1 billion, "it still remains unaffordable" - "the money for it simply does not exist." As Kerry Prendergast points out, there is at least half-a-billion dollars missing to pay fo rit.
- If it does go ahead, it will consume moneys needed for more beneficial projects.
- Tolling the roadway would not even pay for the cost of tolling it.
- Lots of other stuff.
LINKS: Transmission Gully proposed by Hearings Committee - LibertyScott
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