Category: Minister for Transport Infrastructure

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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Major Transport Work Coming In Autumn

Victoria’s massive transport infrastructure program will continue over autumn with the next phase of work concentrating on level crossing removals, major road works and maintenance. The dangerous and congested level crossing at Toorak Road will be gone for good six months ahead of schedule after nine-days of intensive construction over the April school holidays. Major […]

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A New Station For Boom Gate-Free Carrum

The bayside suburb of Carrum is now completely free of level crossings, with trains running over a rail bridge to the brand new station. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan and Member for Carrum Sonya Kilkenny officially opened the new Carrum Station this morning after a two-week construction blitz delivered the project on time and […]

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Early Works Begin On Two Of Melbourne’s Busiest Freeways

Preliminary work has started to upgrade the Sydney to Edgars Road section of the M80 Ring Road and stage two of the Monash Freeway Workers on the $518 million M80 Upgrade have begun geotechnical investigations, which will shape the final project designs ahead of major construction starting in mid-2020 Major construction on the stage two […]

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Building Better Rail And Road In Melbourne’s West

Major road and rail upgrades in Melbourne’s west are powering ahead, as construction starts on a new road bridge to remove a dangerous and congested level crossing in Werribee. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan and Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today visited the Cherry Street level crossing project worksite to inspect early works and […]

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Dohertys-Fitzgerald Intersection Upgrade Completed

Drivers in Melbourne’s west can now enjoy a smoother and more reliable journey through Laverton North, with major works on the Dohertys-Fitzgerald intersection now complete. The new intersection is now open, thanks to construction crews working around the clock through January to replace the existing roundabout with a signalised intersection. Part of the Andrews Labor […]

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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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