Category: Minister for Roads

West Gate Bridge Set For Post-Christmas Revamp

The Andrews Labor Government will get on with important maintenance work on Melbourne’s iconic West Gate Bridge to strengthen the road for the hundreds of thousands of motorists who rely on it every day. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford visited the Department of Transport’s Incident Response Services (IRS) depot in […]

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New Roundabout Boosting Safety On Surfcoast Highway

The Andrews Labor Government has made it safer for people driving and cycling at north Torquay with a new roundabout at the Surfcoast Highway, South Beach Road and Messmate Road intersection. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford said this important upgrade would help improve traffic flow and make it safe for […]

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Record Number Of Safety Upgrades To Get Underway

A record number of road safety upgrades will get underway next year as the Andrews Labor Government continues targeting the state’s most dangerous roads and intersections with lifesaving infrastructure. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford today visited the Hume Freeway at Kalkallo to mark the completion of a major safety upgrade […]

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Resurfacing Works Sweeping Across Western Victoria

Ballarat drivers can look forward to safer and smoother roads as maintenance crews undertake a widespread resurfacing program as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s regional road maintenance blitz. Minister for Roads Jaala Pulford today visited Ballarat’s Victoria Street, which is the first of 12 sites to be targeted across 10 of western Victoria’s busiest […]

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Encouraging Victorians To Be Safe Around Heavy Vehicles

Heavy vehicle drivers and other road users are being urged to take care, in the wake of an increase in the number of deaths involving heavy vehicles on Victorian roads this year. So far in 2019, 42 people have tragically been killed in crashes involving heavy vehicles on Victorian roads, compared with 28 in all […]

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Roads Blitz Supporting Local Jobs In Regional Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government’s regional road maintenance blitz is supporting local jobs across regional Victoria and injecting millions back into the economy. Minister for Roads Jaala Pulford today visited Sprayline Road Services in Ballarat to meet with VicRoads’ in-house works team who have delivered over $9 million of works to rebuild, repair and maintain regional […]

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Traffic Light Review To Improve Travel Time And Boost Safety

The timing of traffic lights are being adjusted to boost safety, reduce travel time and move more people on our roads. About 400 individual traffic signals are reviewed by our traffic engineers every year, to maximise traffic flow at some of our busiest intersections. On the Princes Highway, queue lengths on the South Gippsland freeway […]

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New Roundabout Boosting Safety At Mt Rowan

Works to construct a new roundabout at a high-risk Mt Rowan intersection are now complete, giving people driving through the area a safer journey thanks to the support of the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford said the new roundabout will boost safety for the 3800 vehicles that […]

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Boosting Safety For Cyclists With New Intersection

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering another new and innovative way to make our roads safer for cyclists and pedestrians. Minister for Roads and Minister for Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford today announced Victoria’s first protected intersection will be built as part of a $3.25 million package of cycling and pedestrian upgrades at […]

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Wicked Campers Forced To Clean Up Their Act

The Andrews Labor Government has introduced new legislation that will force vehicle owners displaying offensive images or slogans to remove them or face registration sanctions. The reforms are part of the Transport Legislation Amendment Bill, which will give the Department of Transport the power to cancel registrations should rogue businesses fail to clean up their […]

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