WestConnex Business Case does not add up

Every recent Toll Road in Australia has fallen short of expectations. Several have gone dramatically bust. A look at the WestConnex Updated Strategic Business Case suggests that WestConnex will go the same way, and at considerable cost to NSW and Australian taxpayer.

Alexandria Residents' Action Group

WestConnex_cost-savings_mapThe State Government plans to spend $18 billion on WestConnex, an inner city tollway that is to connect the M4 to the M5 via a tunnel. The tunnel will be one of the world’s longest, and most expensive. The $18 billion bill for WestConnex dwarfs spending on other forms of transport infrastructure.

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