Topic: Roads

Getting On With The Rail And Road Projects Victorians Need

Drivers and public transport passengers are being urged to plan ahead over the coming months, with work ramping up on major rail and road projects across Victoria. Premier Daniel Andrews, Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan and Minister for Roads Luke Donnellan today inspected the Metro Tunnel’s North Melbourne construction site, where excavation of the […]

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New Lanes Open On The Widened M80 Ring Road

Drivers can expect better traffic flow on the M80 Ring Road from today with more than 13 kilometres of new lanes now open, months ahead of schedule. A three-kilometre corridor on the M80 Ring Road has been widened – from two to four lanes from Sunshine Avenue to the EJ Whitten Bridge and from three […]

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

Second Stage Of The Monash Freeway Upgrade Edging Closer

Congestion busting relief is a step closer for drivers from Pakenham to Chadstone and across Melbourne’s south-east with contractors shortlisted for stage two of the Monash Freeway Upgrade. LendLease Engineering, CPB Constructions and John Holland Pty Ltd will be invited to submit tenders to deliver the $711 million project. Minister for Cities, Urban Infrastructure and […]

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Work Underway To Build A Better Footscray Road

Work is underway to transform Footscray Road and connect the Andrews Labor Government’s West Gate Tunnel to the Port of Melbourne, the CBD and CityLink. Minister for Roads and Ports Luke Donnellan and Member for Footscray Marsha Thomson visited he worksite today where workers are shifting the road south so construction can start to the […]

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

Construction Blitz To Transform More Western Roads

Work is ramping up on the Andrews Labor Government’s massive Suburban Roads upgrade, the biggest ever investment in Melbourne’s arterial road network. Major upgrades are getting underway on Leakes Road, Derrimut Road and Dunnings and Palmers Roads to slash congestion, improve access and safety and boost traffic flow for drivers from Point Cook to Tarneit. […]

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

Beaufort Rail Bridge Upgrade On Victoria’s Western Highway Now Complete

Work to upgrade and strengthen the Beaufort rail bridge on the Western Highway is now complete, future-proofing one of Victoria’s most important freight transport corridors. Deputy Prime Minister, Nationals’ Leader and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the upgraded bridge formed a critical part of a major transport route. “Upgrading and […]

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Road Maintenance Blitz For North East Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government’s new, dedicated country roads body, Regional Roads Victoria, has opened its doors and is getting started on the biggest road maintenance blitz Victoria has ever seen. Across north-eastern Victoria, Regional Roads Victoria will oversee more than $51 million of improvement works on roads right across the region’s 4000-kilometre arterial network. From […]

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Road Maintenance Blitz For Western Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government’s new, dedicated country roads body, Regional Roads Victoria, has opened its doors and is getting started on the biggest road maintenance blitz Victoria has ever seen. Across western Victoria, Regional Roads Victoria will oversee more $45 million of improvement works on the region’s 5500-kilometre arterial road network this season, with 25 […]

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Road Maintenance Blitz For Eastern Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government’s new, dedicated country roads body, Regional Roads Victoria, has opened its doors and is getting started on the biggest road maintenance blitz Victoria has ever seen. Across eastern Victoria, Regional Roads Victoria will oversee almost $60 million of improvement works on roads right across the region’s 3,500-kilometre arterial network as part […]

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Road Maintenance Blitz For Northern Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government’s new, dedicated country roads body, Regional Roads Victoria, has opened its doors and is getting started on the biggest road maintenance blitz Victoria has ever seen. Across northern Victoria, Regional Roads Victoria will oversee more than $54 million of improvement works on roads right across the region’s 3,800-kilometre arterial network. As […]

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