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Calder Highway - Jock Comini Rest Area Upgrade

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Funding Programme:Investment Road and Rail Programme
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2017 - Late 2017
Estimated Project Cost:$8,200,000
Australian Government Contribution:$6,150,000
Local Council/Shire:Greater Bendigo City Council
State:VIC
Corridor:Melbourne - Mildura

Project Description

Upgrade of an existing way side stop on the southbound carriageway on the Calder Highway, 16 kilometres south of Bendigo.

Benefits

This upgrade will now allow trucks, buses and caravans to access the rest area, enabling all road users to utilise the new facilities.  It will also increase safety for drivers by reducing fatigue related crashes.

Funding

The estimated cost of the project is $8.2 million.  The Australian Government is contributing $6,150,000 and the Victorian Government $2,050,000.

Timetable

Construction is expected to commence mid 2017 and to be completed late 2017.

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Project details last updated: 28/04/2017