|Funding Programme:||National Highway Upgrade Programme
|Expected Start/Finish:||7 July 2016 - Mid 2018
|Estimated Project Cost:||$11,700,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$9,360,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Moorabool Shire Council
|Corridor:||Melbourne - Adelaide
The project will strengthen four bridges on the Western Freeway from Bacchus Marsh to Ballan.
The project will increase the load capacity of bridges on the Western Freeway from 68 tonnes to 113 tonnes. This will increase capacity, reduce operating costs and providing greater flexibility for heavy vehicles operators.
The estimated cost of the project is $11.7 million. The Australian Government is contributing $9.36 million and the Victorian Government $2.34 million.
Construction commenced on 7 July 2016 and is expected to be completed in mid 2018.
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Project details last updated: 5/07/2016