Category: Minister for Transport Infrastructure

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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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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure, Western Victoria Region

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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