Category: Minister for Roads

Wider And Safer Roads Thanks To Vital Upgrade Package

Drivers in Victoria’s south west can now enjoy a smoother and safer journey with a package of road rebuilding and widening works now complete. The Andrews Labor Government have invested $40 million to upgrade narrow roads across south-western Victoria – with the final three roads under that package recently completed. The final roads to be […]

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Helping More Young Victorians Learn To Drive

The Andrews Labor Government is helping more disadvantaged young Victorians get the support they need while learning to drive. Minister for Roads and Minister for Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford today announced the successful Learner Driver Mentor Program (L2P) will continue for a further four years. The L2P program helps learner drivers who […]

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Westernport Road Safety Improvements Rev-Up

Motorcyclists travelling along one of Gippsland’s most popular riding routes will soon benefit from a package of works that include new safety upgrades never before used in the region. Minister for Roads and Minister for Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford today said the Andrews Labor Government will begin almost $500,000 worth of improvements […]

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Technology Trial To Bust Number Plate Theft

The Andrews Labor Government is trialing new technology to crack down on number plate theft and cloning. Minister for Roads Jaala Pulford was in Bundoora today to announce the start of new trails that will aim to improve vehicle identification, and combat number plate theft and misuse. One technology being trialled is Radio Frequency Identification […]

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New Pathway To Link Lucknow And Eastwood To Bairnsdale

People in Lucknow and Eastwood will be able to safely walk or cycle to Bairnsdale thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Roads Jaala Pulford today announced that construction of a dedicated shared path on the Great Alpine Road will soon begin. The off-road shared pathway will be constructed on the Great Alpine Road […]

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Making Benalla More Accessible By Upgrading Irwin Road

The Andrews Labor Government is working with the Benalla City Council to upgrade Irwin Road, giving passengers with different needs better access to the Yooralla disability job service provider. Minister for Roads Jaala Pulford today announced in the Victorian Parliament today that Irwin road will be extended to create a turning circle for vehicles, allowing […]

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Gippsland Freight Benefits From Bridge Strengthening

Work to strengthen four bridges on the Princes Highway is now complete, allowing heavier trucks and more freight to travel on this important route. Minister for Roads Jaala Pulford was in Traralgon today to announce the completion of upgrades that saw carbon fibre reinforcement added to the underside of both the east and westbound Princes […]

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Safety Work Complete Between Longwarry And Traralgon

It is now safer to travel between Longwarry and Traralgon on the Princes Highway, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Roads and Minister for Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford was in Traralgon today to announce the completion of work to install more than 170 kilometres of lifesaving safety barriers. This $27 […]

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Boosting Pedestrian Safety On Busy Roads In Warragul

People in Warragul will soon be able to cross two key local roads in town more safely, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Roads Jaala Pulford today announced funding to build pedestrian refuge islands on both Normanby Street and Albert Street in Warragul. The refuge on Normanby Street will service a local bus […]

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New Traffic Light Trial Gets Green Light

The Andrews Labor Government is starting a new trial to make tram rides quicker and more reliable for passengers. New traffic light technology will soon be introduced to better balance the needs of trams, pedestrians, cyclists and motorists at busy intersections. Under the trial, trams will be given priority over other road users when trams […]

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