Category: Minister for Transport Infrastructure

Metro Tunnel Creative Program Takes To The Skies

An internationally renowned artist known for large-scale works across the globe has left an imprint on Melbourne through Metro Tunnel Project. Detroit-based artist Pat Perry today finished painting a 90-metre long, over 20-metre wide mural on the rooftop of the acoustic shed over City Square. The temporary acoustic shed will minimise noise, light and dust […]

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The Australian And Victorian Governments Are Getting On With The M80 Upgrade

Drivers on the M80 Ring Road can look forward to reduced congestion and more reliable connections to major freeways following the award of a contract to upgrade the section between Sydney Road and Edgars Road. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack announced CPB Contractors has been appointed to […]

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Boom Gates From Bell To Moreland Set To Go

One of Melbourne’s most dangerous and congested level crossings at Bell Street is set to go with a $542.4 million contract awarded today to remove four level crossings and build two new stations in Melbourne’s inner north. The project will remove level crossings at Bell Street, Munro Street, Reynard Street and Moreland Road and build […]

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Major Work Kicks Off At Cardinia Road Level Crossing

Works to remove the dangerous and congested Cardinia Road level crossing are ramping up thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan joined Member for Bass Jordan Crugnale at the site to inspect works to build a temporary road on the eastern side of Cardinia Road. The Cardinia Road level crossing […]

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Better Rail Signalling And Improved Facilities For Bendigo

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on and upgrading vital rail infrastructure in Bendigo, which will allow for faster and more frequent services to Echuca and more services between Epsom, Eaglehawk and Bendigo. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan today visited Bendigo Station to announce a shortlist of contractors to deliver signalling works as part […]

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Major Works Underway As Ballarat Line Upgrade Construction Nears Completion

Ballarat line passengers are being asked to plan ahead for service changes as work continues on the massive pipeline of investment for passengers on one of Victoria’s busiest regional train lines. During a 23-day Ballarat Line Upgrade works blitz from Saturday 9 November to Sunday 1 December, coaches will replace trains for the entire journey […]

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Expression Of Interest Open For Treasury Square Site

The Andrews Labor Government has today announced the start of an expression of interest process to develop vacant transport land in Melbourne’s CBD which has the potential to create jobs and attract new businesses. The Treasury Square site is located on the southern side of Flinders Street next to the rail corridor, and spans the […]

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Full Steam Ahead For Second Murray River Crossing At Echuca-Moama

Construction on a vital second river crossing between Victoria and New South Wales at Echuca and Moama is a step closer, following the awarding of the contract to McConnell Dowell Constructors (Australia) Pty Ltd. Stage 3 of the project includes new bridges over the Murray and Campaspe rivers and two new flood relief bridges. For […]

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Rail Bridge And New Station For Hallam Road Crossing

The dangerous and congested Hallam Road level crossing will be removed by building a rail bridge over the Pakenham line and local commuters will soon enjoy a new Hallam Station. Removing the level crossing will provide critical infrastructure to get people home sooner and safer in one of Melbourne’s fastest growing communities. More than 20,000 […]

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Gone For Good: Laverton Crossing Removal Takes Tally To 30

Safety and reliability have been boosted for commuters in Melbourne’s west, thanks to the removal of another dangerous and congested level crossing along the Werribee line. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan today celebrated the opening of the new Aviation Road bridge months ahead of schedule, removing the Laverton level crossing – the 30th crossing […]

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