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Great Western Highway – Mount Victoria Village Safety Works

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2015 - Mid 2017
Estimated Project Cost:$32,100,000
Australian Government Contribution:$27,800,000
Local Council/Shire:Blue Mountains City Council
State:NSW
Corridor:Sydney - Dubbo

Project Description

This project involves safety upgrades at specific locations along approximately 2.3 kilometres of the Great Western Highway in Mount Victoria village from west of Browntown Oval to west of Mount York Road.

Benefits

The project will improve safety, increase infrastructure capacity and efficiency and improve reliability of travel.

Funding

The Australian Government is contributing $200 million to the $250 million Great Western Highway - Katoomba to Lithgow project with the NSW Government contributing $50 million.  As part of this package of works, the Australian Government is contributing $27.8 million towards the $32.1 million Mount Victoria Village Safety Works project.

Timetable

Detailed design of the project was completed in December 2014.  Construction commenced in late 2015.

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Project details last updated: 6/04/2016