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The road to nowhere? : urban freeway planning in Sydney to 1977 and in the present day

Ball, David


This work explores the rise and fall of proposals, which were current between 1945 and 1977, for an inner suburban radial freeway network in Sydney. Conceived in terms of the planning process operating in New South Wales during this period, the focus throughout is on the inner western suburbs of Sydney where the most significant local opposition to the proposals emerged. When the proposals were first formulated by the Department of Main Roads in the late 1940s, ushering in the era of fixed...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Urban Research Unit/Program
Date published: 1996
Type: Working/Technical Paper
DOI: 10.4225/13/590a53cba3939
Access Rights: Open Access


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