Category: Minister for Transport Infrastructure

Toorak Road Level Crossing Removal Works Continue

A nine-day construction blitz starting tomorrow will remove the Toorak Road level crossing – the 35th crossing to go since the Andrews Labor Government was elected. The Government has been working closely with the construction industry, unions and our contractors to ensure the Big Build program can continue safely. More than 15,000 workers are delivering […]

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Major Construction Underway At Cheltenham And Mentone

Works are underway to remove three dangerous level crossings and build two new stations in Cheltenham and Mentone – with a one-week rail closure beginning today as construction ramps up. Buses will replace trains from today until Friday 27 March between Moorabbin and Mordialloc during weekdays – which will be extended between Moorabbin and Frankston […]

Categories: Eastern Metropolitan Region, Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure

Getting On With The Cranbourne Line Upgrade

Work to duplicate the Cranbourne line and remove another dangerous and congested level crossing will soon get underway, delivering more reliable train services for Melbourne’s growing southeast. The new contracts as part of the Cranbourne Line Upgrade and will remove the Greens Road level crossing, build a new Merinda Park Station, and duplicate eight kilometres […]

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A Safer Bus Interchange For Clyde Road

People in Melbourne’s south-east will soon have access to safer and faster bus services, with the Clyde Road level crossing removal project in Berwick expanded to upgrade the bus interchange at Berwick Station. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan, Member for Narre Warren North Luke Donnellan and Member for Narre Warren South Gary Maas announced […]

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Major Construction Begins On The Monash

Construction on stage two of the $1.4 billion Monash Freeway upgrade has begun, with the centre median of the corridor to be transformed into a work site. The project will keep traffic moving on the vital corridor and create 1000 local jobs during construction across the whole project. Start of construction was bolstered by an […]

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Have Your Say On Preston’s Open Spaces

Preston locals can apply to join a community panel to have their say on the design of new open space created by the Andrews Labor Government’s removal of four level crossings along the Mernda line. The Preston Open Space Advisory Panel will help shape the open space created when the rail line is raised over […]

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Consulting On Options For Ferguson Street Crossing Removal

The removal of Williamstown’s Ferguson Street level crossing is another step closer, with design options to be presented to the community for feedback as planning for the project continues. Options to lower or raise the rail line are under active consideration by the project team, after a preliminary design assessment which ruled out road-based options. […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure, Western Metropolitan Region

A New Tolling Structure To Get On With North East Link

In a Victorian first, a State-owned company will be set-up to collect tolls for the long-awaited North East Link with toll revenue going towards the cost of building and maintaining the missing link in Melbourne’s freeway network. The urgently needed North East Link will be the first road in Victoria whose tolling rights are held […]

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Big Build To Improve Travel Times In The East

New modelling released today shows North East Link will slash travel times and boost safety as works on the project get underway. New modelling shows peak hour speeds on the Eastern Freeway currently drop to around 45km/h – but with planned upgrades, lane widening and Victoria’s first dedicated bus lane, speeds will increase to 85km/h […]

Categories: Minister for Transport Infrastructure, Ministers

Using Recycled First For Greener Transport Infrastructure

Victoria will soon be home to some of Australia’s most sustainable infrastructure, with the Andrews Labor Government’s Recycled First program to boost the use of recycled and reused materials in construction projects. Victoria’s Big Build is delivering more than 100 major road and rail projects across the state, which provides an opportunity to drive significant […]

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