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Major changes to Western Sydney motorway revealed as cost tips $2 billion – Sydney Morning Herald

Two major design changes have been made to the future M12 motorway linking Sydney to the new airport as the cost of the project continues to swell.

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Part of the challenge with our motorway network is it needs to be paid for, this has got the benefit of Commonwealth dollars coming into the state, Mr Constance said.
Federal Infrastructure Minister Paul Fletcher said construction procurement for the M12 would begin soon.
The estimated cost of the project increased by more than $400 million to $1.8 billion in 2019 due to an increase in land values around the site of the airport. The new variations announced on Thursday pushed its cost past $2 billion…

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