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Legal threat to consultant as toll road traffic fails to materialise
Consultant AECOM could face legal action in Australia over inaccurate traffic forecasts for a toll road.
Lawyers and litigation funders are trying to organise a class action on behalf of investors in RiverCity, which financed the Clem7 tunnel in Brisbane that opened last March. Actual traffic flows have been so far below the forecast that RiverCity went into administration this February.
Law firm Maurice Blackburn says AECOM (at the time Maunsell in Australia) predicted average daily traffic...