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Call in Costa to reassess bypass



ANDREW Fraser wants the new Roads Minister, Michael Costa, to visit the area to 'reassess' the proposed Coffs Harbour bypass route.

The member for Coffs Harbour said he was appalled by the RTA's selection of the 'so-called' bypass route, 'which greatly hinders opportunities for future development along the Coffs Coast'.

"Mr Costa must listen to the concerns of Coffs Harbour people and act on those concerns before any more public funds are wasted on this flawed process," Mr Fraser said.

"The decision made by the RTA has effectively sterilised land for agricultural use in the short term and stymied any future development of the same land."

Mr Fraser said the cost benefit analysis the RTA relied on in it's decision making was flawed, given there had been 'massive increases' in heavy vehicle movements on the Pacific Highway since the Chinderah bypass opened.

"A new cost benefit analysis must be undertaken before a final decision is made."



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