Topic: Roads

Contract Awarded To Build A Better Hallam Road

Drivers are a step closer to a better Hallam Road with builder BMD Group winning the contract to build the Andrews Labor Government’s major upgrade of the key arterial road. Minister for Roads Luke Donnellan said the 1.2km upgrade will reduce congestion and improve safety for drivers by adding a lane in each direction between […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety

Speed Limit Projector Trial For Safer Worksites

Victoria continues to lead the world in road safety, trialling the use of a new, on-road speed limit projectors in Cranbourne. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan said projectors the new projectors are being used to warn drivers when they are exceeding the speed limit through the construction zone on the Thompsons Road […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety

Celebrating The Story Of The Great Ocean Road

As Victoria prepares to mark 100 years since construction began on the Great Ocean Road, the Andrews Labor Government has announced three new projects to tell the story of the iconic road. Treasurer Tim Pallas today announced funding of several installations, a new regional event and a documentary that will celebrate the people who built the […]

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New Rail Siding For Benalla Precast Concrete Facility

Work has started on a huge rail siding to service the new precast concrete facility being built in Benalla. Minister for Roads Luke Donnellan joined Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes to visit the worksite today, that will soon start producing precast concrete for the Andrews Labor Government’s West Gate Tunnel. A new 700 metre […]

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Delivering Better Local Roads For Regional Victorians

Local council roads will get a massive boost the with the Andrews Labor Government today unveiling a $100 million Fixing Country Roads Program as part of a record $941 million regional roads investment. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan joined Member for Jaclyn Symes near Benalla today to open the first round of […]

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Learning To Drive Goes Digital With New App

The Andrews Labor Government is making it easier for learner drivers and their supervisors to log their driving hours, with the launch of a new digital log book app and website. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan said that the new myLearners app and website will help learners manage their hours behind the […]

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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