Topic: Roads

Delivering For Farmers In The Goulburn Murray Valley

Moira Shire’s agriculture sector is set to benefit with significant road upgrades and new funding from the Andrews Labor Government to better manage the impacts of Queensland Fruit Fly announced today. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford today announced $342,000 through round two of the Local Roads to Market program. The grant will help Moira Shire […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Agriculture

Cheaper Car Rego For Thousands More Victorian Tradies

Thousands of trade apprentices who rely on their car to travel to work every day will be hundreds of dollars better off, with the Andrews Labor Government extending its registration discount program. Under the scheme, eligible apprentice tradies can apply for a 50 per cent discount on their vehicle’s registration fee and Transport Accident Charge. […]

Categories: Media Release, Ministers, Premier

New Lanes Another Boost For Drivers On Hoddle Street

Drivers will have an extra lane to get onto the Eastern Freeway from Hoddle Street, as the Andrews Labor Government’s Streamlining Hoddle Street project reaches another major milestone. The new third lane along the Hoddle Street bridge and Eastern Freeway on-ramp opened early this morning boosting capacity, improving access and reducing delays for drivers heading […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety

First Monash Upgrade Done, Speed Back To 100

Drivers in Melbourne’s south east are getting faster, safer and more journeys on Melbourne’s busiest freeway, with work now complete on the Andrews Labor Government’s Monash Freeway Upgrade Stage 1. With work complete the speed limit has been returned to 100 km/h, with drivers already seeing travel time savings of more than seven minutes at […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety

Wheels In Motion For Ballarat Cycling Connections

Works are set to begin on a new off-road path along the northern edge of Victoria Park later this month, as the Andrews Labor Government continues to deliver safer cycling connections for Ballarat. The 500 metre path will run parallel to Sturt Street between Russell and Gillies streets, and connect missing links in Ballarat’s cycling […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety, Western Victoria Region

TBM Arrives For West Gate Tunnel’s Winter Works Blitz

A new “mini” Tunnel Boring Machine has arrived on site at the Andrews Labor Government’s West Gate Tunnel project ahead of a major construction blitz. From Sunday there will be five nights of full closures on the West Gate Freeway as workers remove overhead gantries and light poles as they begin construction of two new […]

Categories: Deputy Premier, Media Release

Real-Time Travel Times And Alerts On Western Highway

New electronic signage will soon deliver real-time travel times and works alerts to drivers along the Western Highway, making it easier for people to plan their trips and avoid major delays. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan inspected the new signage today in Warrenheip – the first of its kind permanently installed in […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety, Ministers

Island Road Funding To Boost Koo Wee Rup’s Agribusiness

Cardinia Shire’s agriculture sector will soon be transporting better quality produce to market, more efficiently thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford today announced a $90,000 investment from the second round of grants through the Labor Government’s Local Roads to Market program. The grant, along with a co-investment from Cardinia Shire […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Agriculture

Wimmera Mallee Road Upgrades Boost Agribusiness

The Wimmera Mallee’s agriculture sector will soon be transporting produce to market quicker and safer thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s Local Roads to Market program. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford today announced the $5.54 million through round two of the program to widen a dangerously narrow 1.5 kilometre-section of Minyip-Banyena Road in the Yarriambiack […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Agriculture

Upgrade To Improve Pedestrian Safety In Echuca

Works are underway to install new pedestrian crossing lights on the Murray Valley Highway (Ogilvie Avenue) at Echuca, as part of a broader package of works to improve the safety of the Murray Valley Highway between Echuca and Yarrawonga. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Transport Michael McCormack said the upgrade would significantly improve safety […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety