The upgrade of Rosedale's busiest intersection along the Princes Highway in Victoria is now open to traffic and is set to deliver a safer and more efficient route for truck drivers, other motorists and pedestrians.
Work has begun on a new $12 million federally funded clinical and allied health educational facility in Coffs Harbour designed to attract students and help meet growing demand for allied health professionals in the city and surrounding region.
Heavy vehicle safety received another boost today, with Acting Prime Minister Michael McCormack announcing 93 road upgrade projects will share in a total of $132.5 million in federal funding under Round Six of the Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program.
The popular tourist route along Gippsland's Great Alpine Road is about to become safer and more reliable with construction now underway on seven kilometres of road improvements between Omeo and Swifts Creek.
The Federal Liberal and Nationals' Government is partnering with the Marshall Liberal Government to deliver an $90 million project to duplicate Port Wakefield Road and build an overpass which will enable users of the road to avoid having to navigate the intersection with the Augusta and Copper Coast highways, expected to be completed in 2022.
“It will also improve heavy vehicle access by accommodating Higher Mass Limit B-double freight vehicles through applying bitumen seal to the unsealed sections of the road to improve skid resistance, overall alignment, geometry and visibility of the road due to dust reduction.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack today announced the appointment of Mr Anthony (Tony) Mathews as the next Chair of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) Board for a three-year term.
Safety upgrades are continuing on the Barton Highway, with more work underway from this week as part of the combined $100 million package of works funded for duplication by the Australian and NSW Governments.