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Princes Highway East - Murrungowar Rest Area Upgrade

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:Completed
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2016 - Late 2016
Estimated Project Cost:$2,980,000
Australian Government Contribution:$2,235,000
Local Council/Shire:East Gippsland Shire Council
State:VIC

Project Description

The project upgraded the existing Murrungowar rest area to increase the number of heavy vehicle parking spaces to eight bays.

Benefits

The project will improve heavy vehicle safety and productivity by providing opportunities for drivers to manage fatigue by improving the quality of rest areas.

Funding

The Australian Government has committed $2,235,000 to this project.

Timetable

The project commenced 1 February 2016 and was completed 16 December 2016.

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Project details last updated: 28/04/2017