The Sydney Morning Herald, October 19, 2015

Traffic congestion will worsen through many streets in the inner west as a result of the WestConnex project, says Leichhardt Council, whose mayor calls the analysis a "smoking gun".

The council is concerned that intersections along Parramatta Road will suffer when the motorway is built, and that traffic will build up on other streets or rat-runs through the inner city area.

"Far from being the nirvana we've been promised by Roads Minister Duncan Gay, we now know that this $15 billion project will actually turn our part of Parramatta Road into a car park," said Leichhardt mayor Darcy Byrne.

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