Chandler Hwy Bridge: A Six Lane Road to Nowhere

WARI_logoMessage from West Alphington Residents Inc.: Chandler Hwy Bridge: A Six Lane Road to Nowhere

Plans by the Andrews Labour government to expand the Chandler Highway bridge have hit a roadblock.

The Andrews government greatly underestimated community backlash to plans to build a whopping bridge alongside homes that line Chandler Highway. Residents, councils and commuters alike vehemently oppose the building of a six lane bridge as the answer to Melbourne’s No:1 traffic hotspot.

The bridge design is over the top and costly. It’s a thinly veiled attempt to create a major North-South traffic/truck route through Alphington instead of pursuing the missing ring-road link. In fact it’s A SIX LANE ROAD TO NOWHERE.

WARI thanks all those who joined us recently for our community meeting at the Alphington Bowls Club. WARI was tremendously heartened by the support of communities beyond ‘West’ Alphington. WARI has been re-energised and is ready for the next stage of the battle. Continue Reading…