INTERESTING to see Thursday’s article in the Central Western Daily about the new bypass, or is that distributor road, or is that part distributor road part bypass?
Faster than the old route through the main street, yes. But will it last?
The other sections of this bypass/distributor are constantly breaking up and being repaired. I drove over the new section Sunday afternoon and already it seemed flimsy and rough in some sections.
I remember when they were arguing over the name for the new road, perhaps it should be called the papier-mâché highway.
I was on the way back from Dubbo early this year and I turned off onto the distributor. Two semi-trailers, however, went straight ahead.
I called them on the UHF radio and asked why they didn’t use the distributor? Their answer, “it is too rough” (they also said so they could check out chicks in the main street!).
If we want trucks off the main street we need to build the road to a decent standard and put in a truckstop.
Residential streets in Fairfield are built better than this papier-mâché highway.
If we couldn't get the money to build it properly we should have used the money to rebuild the first half properly.
I give it a week before we see the first pot hole.