Category: Minister for Roads

Protecting Geelong’s Green Spine

Geelong’s Green Spine will be protected with the Andrews Labor Government preparing to declare the Mercer Street, Malop Street and Garden Street corridor a Designated Road Project under state control. Minister for Roads Jaala Pulford has written to the City of Greater Geelong directing them not to undertake any works that are not in line […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads

A Safer Journey On The Maroondah Highway

Drivers using the Maroondah Highway can look forward to a safer journey with safety improvements underway between Coldstream and Healesville thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford said the works would upgrade four busy intersections with new turning lanes, install flexible safety barriers at high-risk locations, […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Road Safety and the TAC, Minister for Roads

Road-Train Network Extended For Drought Relief

The Andrews Labor Government is making it easier and safer to deliver grain and hay to drought-affected communities across Australia. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford announced the temporary extension of Victoria’s road-train network to include a southbound route between Charlton and Koondrook in Victoria’s north. Unladen road-trains will now be […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads

Improving Safety Through Burwood Village

The Andrews Labor Government is making Burwood Village safer for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists with a 40km/h speed limit and new electronic speed signs. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford today joined Member for Burwood Will Fowles to introduce the safer speed limit and switch on of the electronic speed signs […]

Categories: Eastern Metropolitan Region, Media Release, Minister for Roads

Major Construction Begins On New Overtaking Lanes

The Andrews Labor Government is making the drive between Colac and Camperdown safer, with major construction commencing on two new overtaking lanes on the Princes Highway at Weerite. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford said this important upgrade would benefit communities and industries in south western Victoria. Currently, there are only […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads, Western Victoria Region

Keeping Traffic Moving Across Melbourne

The Andrews Labor Government will crack down on private companies blocking inner-city roads and causing traffic congestion with a new scheme to keep traffic moving along key arterial roads. Private companies will pay a Road Occupation Charge to use inner-city arterial roads as part of building works or other activities from Wednesday, 1 April 2020. […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Road Safety and the TAC, Minister for Roads

Hazardous Trees To Be Removed On Black Spur

Hazardous tree removal works along the Maroondah Highway are set to begin in coming weeks to keep locals and visitors safe on one of Victoria’s most scenic routes. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford announced the removal today, which follows an arborist report that identified the need to remove 98 trees […]

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Safer Hospital Access For Ballarat

The Andrews Labor Government is making it safer and easier for pedestrians to move around Ballarat’s busy medical precinct with a range of upgrades getting underway. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Jaala Pulford and Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison today announced a package of improvements along Drummond Street North – improving access to medical […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Road Safety and the TAC, Minister for Roads, Western Victoria Region

Plans Released For Sturt Street Shared Path

Plans for the shared path that will make it safer and easier for people walking and cycling along Ballarat’s Sturt Street have been released as works progress on major safety upgrades at the Raglan and Ascot Street intersections. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford said the plans have been developed after […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads, Western Victoria Region

Powering Through The Regional Road Maintenance Blitz

Drivers across regional Victoria are experiencing safer and smoother journeys everyday, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s massive road maintenance blitz improving kilometres of roads across the state. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Jaala Pulford and Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today visited Trentham-Kyneton Road today to mark the halfway mark of the blitz, […]

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