Topic: Roads

Echuca-Moama Bridge Project Moves Into Second Stage

The second stage of the Echuca-Moama Bridge project will begin shortly, with a wide-ranging package of works set to deliver vital upgrades to Echuca’s Warren Street. The Australian, Victorian and New South Wales governments today announced the contract for Stage 2 had been awarded to Winslow Constructors. The $26.35 million package of works includes the […]

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Slashing Congestion On The New Tullamarine Freeway

Drivers are travelling faster, getting to the city sooner and spending less time in traffic between Melbourne Airport and the CBD, following the opening of new lanes on the CityLink Tulla Widening project. An average 8am trip between Melbourne Airport and Bolte Bridge that used to take nearly half an hour is now taking just […]

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Building A Safer, More Reliable Hyland Highway

Improvements on approximately 20 kilometres of the Hyland Highway between Flynns Creek Road and Carrajung-Woodside Road are complete, providing motorists with a safer and more reliable journey in this area of Gippsland. The improvement works have included intersection upgrades at Flynns Creek Road and Rosedale-Flynns Creek Road, shoulder construction and sealing, installation of safety guard […]

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Works On Track To Deliver Drysdale Bypass

The Andrews Labor Government is a step closer to delivering the Drysdale Bypass, securing an early works agreement to pave the way for major construction to commence in September. Premier Daniel Andrews and Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville visited the site of the new bypass today to get a first-hand look at how this project […]

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Monash Freeway Transformation Another Step Closer

The transformation of the Monash Freeway has reached another milestone, with expressions of interest now underway to build the $711 million second stage of the project. Federal Minister for Urban Infrastructure and Cities Paul Fletcher said motorists make more than 470,000 trips on the corridor each day – and this project will make those trips […]

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Next Stage Of Western Highway Duplication Begins

Work has started to widen and upgrade the Western Highway between Buangor and Ararat, providing a safer and quicker journey for locals and visitors. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan turned the first sod in Buangor today, which will duplicate a 12.5 kilometre stretch of the Western Highway, delivering a four-lane divided route. […]

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Work Begins To Transform Melbourne’s Suburban Roads

Work is now underway on the Andrews Labor Government’s Suburban Roads Upgrade, the biggest ever investment in Melbourne’s arterial road network to slash congestion and improve travel times. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan today visited Dohertys Road in Laverton North to announce the start of work on the […]

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Boost To Young Driver Safety In Melbourne’s West

The Andrews Labor Government will help young people in Melbourne’s west improve their driving skills and stay safe on the road. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan today announced $200,000 for the Centre for Multicultural Youth’s Turning Point program. The grant is part of the Transport Accident Commission’s Youth Grants program which helps […]

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Works Start On Upgrading Murray Valley Highway Between Echuca And Yarrawonga

A $20 million project to improve the safety and efficiency of Victoria’s Murray Valley Highway between Echuca and Yarrawonga is underway, with work starting recently on upgrading the Scobie Road intersection in Wyuna. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack said the upgrade would help reduce crashes at the intersection. “There was […]

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Works Ramp Up On The West Gate Freeway

Drivers getting off the West Gate Freeway at Williamstown Road will use a new off-ramp from today as work powers ahead on the Andrews Labor Government’s congestion busting West Gate Tunnel. The temporary ramp will give workers space to start working on the city bound entrance to the 2.8 kilometre city bound tunnel that will link the West Gate Freeway to the […]

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