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Princes Highway West - Planning for Winchelsea to Colac

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Funding Programme:Investment Road and Rail Programme
Status:Completed
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:4 July 2011 - 1 May 2015
Estimated Project Cost:$9,500,000
Australian Government Contribution:$7,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Colac Otway Shire,City of Greater Geelong,Surf Coast Shire
State:VIC

Project Description

The project completed the necessary planning to duplicate 37 kilometres of the Princes Highway from Deans Marsh Road, Winchelsea to Corangamite Street, Colac. The project finalised the scope of works and completed environmental and engineering investigations, community consultation and traffic modelling. The project also completed the relevent statutory approvals.

Benefits

The project created a road reserve that will facilitate the future duplication of the Princes Highway between Winchelsea and Colac.

Funding

The cost of the project was $9.5 million. The Australian Government contributed $7 million and the Victorian Government $2.5 million.

Timetable

Planning commenced on 4 July 2011 and was completed on 1 May 2015.

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Project details last updated: 1/06/2015