Talk:Clem Jones Tunnel

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Criticism[edit]

There's a lot of criticism of Campbell Newman in this article. While I'm not saying it's not accurate, it does tend to read like he's a liar. "despite Newman promising that he would in April 2006." "ten years more than promised by Newman in the 2004 election." "This is more than twice the $2 tolls promised by Newman." "more than triple Newman's election estimates." "Newman has been criticised", etc. I don't think he's building it himself. I've removed one of the most POV claims, and fact tagged the 'has been criticised', since there's no mention of by whom. Iorek85 10:37, 15 April 2007 (UTC)

Fair use rationale for Image:NS-Tunnel-SEntry.jpg[edit]

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Cleanup[edit]

I've cleaned up most of this article today, with the exception of the Public offering section, something I know little about. I left the clean-up template because of that and have assessed the article as C class as it is now coming along quite well. - Shiftchange (talk) 08:57, 13 April 2009 (UTC)

Tunnel entrance photos[edit]

It would be good if someone could take some photos of the tunnel entrances showing the sculptures and how they filter the light. - Shiftchange (talk) 03:26, 23 February 2010 (UTC)

claimed to be first private toll road[edit]

i believe this would have been the first private toll road in Brisbane, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hornibrook_Bridge

Pga1965 (talk) 18:17, 15 March 2010 (UTC)

Longest Tunnel in the southern hemisphere[edit]

Would this be the longest road tunnel in the southern hemisphere? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 125.237.82.48 (talk) 23:41, 16 December 2011 (UTC)

Clem Jones Tunnel assessment rating[edit]

I have copied the following from my talk page, for any editors who whish to improve this article - Evad37 (talk) 15:43, 8 April 2013 (UTC)


Could you explain what you think needs to be done to make Clem Jones Tunnel meet B:class criteria? - Shiftchange (talk) 22:43, 26 March 2013 (UTC)

Hi Shiftchange. I was assessing according to The B-class criteria for WikiProject Highways. My main concern is that that it is missing a route description section and an intersection list.
The route description could be integrated into the "Design" section, and would basically describe where it starts, the route it follows, and where it finished, including distances to features, eg from start to the river, from the river to Shafston Avenue, and then to the Pacific Motorway. The distances can be taken from Google maps if there is no better source available, and cited using the {{Google maps}} template.
An intersection/exit list is usually more than just a list, and should contain, for each entry, the location (ie suburb), the (wikilinked) name of road, and route designation if applicable, and destinations (such as what appears on the green background advance guide signs). Again it can be sourced to Google maps, although a published street map can also be used.
The Causeway is an article I recently got to GA, and while it is a bridge, it has the same sections I describe above.
I also have some suggestions if you want to take the article to WP:GAN:
  • There are a couple of section 2 headings with only two sentences in them - they should be either be expanded or integrated into other sections.
  • The lead should summarise the article, and its content should be reflected and expanded on in the body of the text. Half of the refs in the lead don't appear elsewhere in the article, and outside of the lead, the history starts off with the announcement of the successful tenderer.
  • Every paragraph should end with a reference - most do, but there are a couple that don't.
  • Refs 8, 9, 38, 39, 44 only have a linked title. They should at least have the publisher, and preferably also date and access date.
Though not required for GA, a map would be nice. This can be done as an image uploaded to Commons and/or as an {{attached KML}} file. - Evad37 (talk) 03:45, 27 March 2013 (UTC)

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