Drivers in Melbourne’s south east are getting faster, safer and more journeys on Melbourne’s busiest freeway, with work now complete on the Victorian Government’s Monash Freeway Upgrade Stage 1.
The Australian Government is getting on with the job of supporting major Northern Territory road investments, with funding approved for six upgrades between the Northern Australia Roads Program and Beef Roads Program over recent months.
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.
Bribie Island residents travelling to and from the Bruce Highway will get home sooner and safer with a $20 million upgrade to the busy Bribie Island Road.
Work begins on a major upgrade of a section of the New England Highway around Bolivia Hill, about 32 kilometres south of Tenterfield.
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.
A $961,000 safety project at the intersection of Smith Street Connection Road (North Street) and Scarborough Street will begin in the coming months.
Local Tasmanian joint venture, VEC-Shaw, has been announced as the preferred contractor for the Midland Highway—Perth Link Roads project.
The QLD Government will deliver $181.7 million in 2018-19 for Northern Queensland district as part of another record investment in road and transport infrastructure for the third year in a row.
Forty-two projects across Queensland will receive over $30 million of funding next financial year under the Queensland Government’s Safer Roads Sooner initiative.