A. The Reference Design will have a surface footprint of over 31Ha (310,000sqm) along the Greensborough Road corridor.
This will result in:
B. The Reference Design will widen the current surface road corridor by 45 – 80 meters near Lower Plenty Road and by around 30 metres a the north end, including a 30m wide x 8 – 12 metre deep trench.
C. We also have additional concerns about the Reference Design (Lower Plenty Road – M80)
Deleting this interchange would:
Furthermore, if the Early Works Contract is let before a final design concept is developed, it may either lead to wasteful, unnecessary and costly abortive work and/or may further entrench the flawed Reference Design concept.