Category: Minister for Transport Infrastructure

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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Construction Underway On New Avon River Bridge

Construction is now underway on the new rail bridge over the Avon River at Stratford. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester and Victorian Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan visited Stratford to mark a major milestone for the project, which is being delivered as part of the Gippsland Line Upgrade. “This project will provide a […]

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South Gippsland Highway Realignment Another Step Closer

Nine sharp bends to be removed from South Gippsland Highway Length of highway reduced from 3.4km to 2.3km $115.2 million upgrade to begin early 2020   Drivers are a step closer to a safer and straighter South Gippsland Highway, with CPB Contractors awarded the contract to realign the section of highway known locally as the […]

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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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