Category: Minister for Transport Infrastructure

Key Intersection On Plenty Road Blitz Wraps Up Early

A major part of the Andrews Labor Government’s Plenty Road works have finished ahead of schedule, with traffic flowing smoothly through the reopened intersection at McDonalds and Gorge roads in South Morang. Crews worked around the clock to complete three months of work in less than three weeks to widen the intersection and build a […]

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Toorak Road Level Crossing Will Be Gone For Good Early

The dangerous and congested Toorak Road level crossing will be gone for good more than six months ahead of schedule, with traffic set to flow freely and trains traveling over the new rail bridge in April. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan today visited the site, where teams have been working around the clock on […]

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Shortlist Revealed For Treasury Square Development

After unprecedented interest from Australian and international companies, the Andrews Labor Government has shortlisted four groups for the development of the Treasury Square site in Melbourne’s CBD. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan today announced the shortlist for the site, which sits on the southern side of Flinders Street next to the rail corridor – […]

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Jobs Bank Now Open For Victoria’s Biggest Road Project

The Andrews Labor Government will create thousands of jobs and opportunities for small, local businesses, with registrations now open to help build the North East Link More than 10,000 jobs and millions of dollars of contracts will be up for grabs, as part of the $15.8 billion project that will carry up to 135,000 vehicles […]

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Six Level Crossings Gone On Frankston Line This Year

Work is ramping up for the removal of three more dangerous and congested level crossings and construction of two new modern stations at Cheltenham and Mentone on the Frankston line, paving the way for a construction blitz in May. Construction started in late 2019 on the rail trenches which will lower the Frankston line under […]

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Summer Transport Construction Blitz Begins

Victoria’s Big Build will ramp up again this summer with significant work starting today on the Metro Tunnel at South Yarra, major road projects in Melbourne’s west and tram stop upgrades along Nicholson Street. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan inspected works at South Yarra today, where construction crews will be working around-the-clock until the […]

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Victoria’s Big Build To Ramp Up In The West Over Summer

Major works will ramp up on some of Melbourne’s most important roads over the next two months as construction intensifies on transport projects that will transform the way people travel around Melbourne’s west. Significant progress will be made on the West Gate Tunnel project, with around-the-clock reconstruction work to prepare for widening the West Gate […]

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New Reservoir Station Open And 31 Level Crossings Gone

The Andrews Labor Government has now removed 31 dangerous and congested level crossings, with trains now running on the new rail bridge over High Street in Reservoir and stopping at the brand-new station. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan, Member for Northern Metropolitan region Jenny Mikakos  and Member for Preston Robin Scott were among the […]

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Getting Ready To Build North East Link

Victoria’s biggest ever road project – North East Link – is another step closer, with key recommendations from an independent planning panel endorsed by the Victorian Minister for Planning. Following community feedback received through the Environment Effects Statement (EES) – the state’s most rigorous planning approvals process – several improvements have been adopted that will […]

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Victoria’s Newest Station Opens At Cobblebank

Residents in Melbourne’s booming outer west will soon be able to catch a train at their new station, with services stopping at Cobblebank Station from tomorrow. Passengers between Melton and the city will also get two extra peak hour services from tomorrow, as well as new bus services for Cobblebank and Rockbank – meaning less […]

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