Category: Minister for Transport Infrastructure

Getting On And Removing The Clyde Road Level Crossing

The Andrews Labor Government is removing the dangerous and congested Clyde Road level crossing in Berwick by building a road underpass beneath the Pakenham line, improving safety and easing congestion. Around 22,000 vehicles use the crossing every day, with the boom gates down for around a third of the two-hour morning peak, delaying people travelling […]

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Oakleigh Station Upgrade Underway To Benefit Commuters

Works to improve Oakleigh Station will start this month as a part of a transformation that will provide better facilities and greater accessibility for the community. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan and Member for Oakleigh Steve Dimopoulos today announced the start of work on the Oakleigh Station Upgrade, which is designed to reinvigorate the […]

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Work On Massive Sunbury Line Upgrade Set To Start

Work will start within weeks on the Andrews Labor Government’s massive upgrade of the Sunbury line to prepare the corridor for new high-capacity trains when the Metro Tunnel is built. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan announced today that John Holland, CPB Contractors, AECOM and Metro Trains Melbourne have been awarded the contract for the […]

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Congestion Busting In Melbourne’s North With Stage 2 O’Herns Road Upgrade

Tens of thousands of drivers in Melbourne’s north are a step closer to safer and quicker travel following the contract award for the second stage of the O’Herns Road Upgrade in Epping. VEC Civil Engineering has been awarded the contract to build new intersections at Edgars Road, Gateway Boulevard and Koukoura Drive with traffic lights. […]

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Getting Rid Of Two More Level Crossings In Melbourne’s East

The Andrews Labor Government will build rail bridges to remove two more dangerous and congested level crossings in Melbourne’s East. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan joined Member for Monbulk James Merlino to reveal designs for the Manchester Road, Mooroolbark and Maroondah Highway, Lilydale level crossing removals. Both clog streets and put lives at risk, […]

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Next Steps For Western Highway Duplication Project

The Andrews Labor Government welcomes the Federal Government’s decision which allows work to resume on the Western Highway duplication. The Labor Government has worked with the Federal Government, the local community and Traditional Owner groups for many years to deliver this urgently needed safety upgrade. There have been more than 100 crashes and 11 fatalities […]

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Part-Closure Of Flinders Street For Metro Tunnel Work

One side of Flinders Street will be closed to traffic for up to three years to build an underground connection from Flinders Street Station to the new Town Hall Station as part of the Metro Tunnel construction. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan announced the extended closure today, which will enable major work to start […]

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Metro Tunnel’s First Breakthrough At State Library Station

Three massive machines – each weighing more than 100 tonnes – have met 30 metres underground, in the first major breakthrough of the Metro Tunnel. Transport Infrastructure Minister Jacinta Allan was given a rare look under the city today, where she met the men and women whose hard work made the breakthrough possible. It’s a […]

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Transport Jobs On The Move To Bendigo Gov Hub

The Andrews Labor Government is boosting the number of people working in Central Bendigo with Bendigo-based Department of Transport staff, including VicRoads, moving into the new Bendigo Gov Hub. The move would bring the 115 people strong Transport workforce in as the latest tenants of the new GovHub, which will bring together up to 1000 […]

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Community Input Helping To Shape North East Link

Victoria’s biggest ever road infrastructure project, the North East Link, has received 850 submissions to the Environment Effects Statement (EES). The Andrews Labor Government encouraged the community to make submissions to the EES during the 40-day exhibition period, to have their views considered as part of planning approvals for the project. The EES was on […]

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