The Liberals’ Alistair Coe is having some fun comparing the construction time of the soon to be completed Gungahlin Drive Extension with other major construction projects.
“Of the ten years since ACT Labor came to power, approximately seven years have been spent with the road under construction.
“This is in contrast to the span of the Sydney Harbour Bridge which was built almost 80 years ago within four years.
“The 40 kilometre Westlink M7 freeway, a major piece of NSW infrastructure which includes 38 overpasses and underpasses, was completed in two years.
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“The 2.8 kilometre Sydney Harbour Tunnel took only four years to complete.
“In Victoria, the 22 kilometre Melbourne City Link, one of the city’s major arterial roads, was completed in four years.
I think Alistair needs to broaden his imagination with this exercise.
So Rioters, what other things were built in under seven years?
I’d like to start with the Temple of Solomon.