transport

“Second river crossing”? We already have six seven.

A lot of the talk around the need for a new east-west motorway claims we need a second river crossing. The issue with this claim is that we already have a second river crossing. The first river crossing is, of course, the Westgate bridge -- recently-upgraded (25% boost in capacity as part of a $1.4 billion project) but still full (thank you induced traffic) -- 5 lanes each way. Th