|Funding Programme:||Investment Road and Rail Programme
|Expected Start/Finish:||February 2015 - Mid 2017
|Estimated Project Cost:||$70,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$56,000,000
|Local Council/Shire:||City of Lithgow Council
|Corridor:||Sydney - Dubbo
The project involves safety upgrades to the Great Western Highway from the bottom curve of Victoria Pass in the east to the eastern end of the Forty Bends upgrade to the west. It will include a number of intersection upgrades as well as shoulder widening and pavement works.
The project will improve safety and reliability of travel and increase the capacity and efficiency of the highway.
The Australian Government is contributing $56 million to the $70 million project.
Construction on the project commenced in February 2015 and is expected to be completed in mid 2017.
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Project details last updated: 6/04/2016