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Extension and Expansion - Interchanges Galore!

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No comments on the last entry, so straight into business!

This is a very long entry, somewhat to make up for the last entry which was very short... I had tons of time to play SC4 this week, but I don't know how often I will have from now since I am returning to university next week.

To start, the simple train line has introduced a spur from the diagonal station...

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...to the northern industrial area. This should relieve congestion to the job-heavy area, and also provide an alternative when the major road works take place in this area.

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The industrial area is further expanded.

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The 'CBD' area is also expanded, aided by the increased access rail provides

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Additionally, density is increased around these transport nodes.

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Crime has always been an issue in the city centre, and police stations are finally built in the city.

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The budget has always had a healthy surplus, so the rates have been decreased across all sectors. Still a healthy surplus remains.

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The road and rail networks are finally laid out to the west of the city.

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These routes link back to the northern industrial zone, where ever further expansion is occurring.

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Focus returns to the eastern banks of the central inlet. Both the rail and highway are extended to the city's limits.

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While the abundance of routes over the inlet avoids traffic congestion, the link with the industrial zone is another situation...

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Both highway and rail is demolished to allow for the city's full blown highway interchange.

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The final result has led to the deviation of the rail line to the south,

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The connection from the interchange to the industrial zone is upgraded and a commercial zone developed at the inlet's banks.

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The project has also led to the reconstruction of the road bridge to be consistent with the other three bridges.

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Before moving on to the other massive project of this entry, a city hall is finally erected in the CBD area, along with additional zoning.

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This stretch of road has been flagged for upgrade to highway standard.

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The demolition of the route will cause major headaches for the industrial zone, which will have to use newly constructed links to the east and west.

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The interchange of three highways and a major arterial causes for careful planning to be endeavoured to allow for as many links between the route to be implemented.

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The interchange with the industrial area has been tricky, with southern connections problematic due to the proximity to other links.

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A rather unique interchange has been created for this four point collision.

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Additional links from the industrial area are included, but their longevity is questioned.

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The opening of the highway routes has led to bottlenecks further down the line.

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To allow for the upgrade, a temporary link is constructed.

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The dual carriageway extends all the way to the bridge terminus. Existing intersections are kept, but plans are under development for when the highway is connected to the bridges.

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This connection will be the next big highway project, but there are reservations due to the high level of demolition required in this important area.

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i will admit and im sorry that i thought you werent the best player but your rhw ingenuity is awesome i can see your city is coming along nicely ohh btw you should get a train skin

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