'Crossroads project under threat'

MEMBER for Flynn Chris Trevor believes the $55 million Calliope Crossroads project could be under threat, as the Liberal National Party admits funds would be diverted elsewhere.

Mr Trevor urged LNP endorsed candidate for Flynn Ken O’Dowd and Opposition Leader Tony Abbott to promise the project would go ahead if the LNP won the next Federal Election. He called for this promise at an information session about Main Roads’ proposals for the Dawson Highway/ Bruce Highway intersection on May 28.

Mr Trevor said the project was now under threat, with the Federal Coalition admitting that if elected later this year they will have to cancel projects like this in order to fund road and rail promises they’ve made elsewhere in the country.

“Tony Abbott must end the uncertainty by immediately issuing a written statement saying they will not delay or cancel the $55 million Calliope Crossroads,” he said. “In the absence of such a statement we can only conclude that this project is heading for the chop under a Coalition government.”



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