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Goulburn Valley Highway – Shepparton to Tocumwal Bridge Strengthening

Funding Program:National Highway Upgrade Program
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2017 - Late 2017
Estimated Project Cost:$4,200,000
Australian Government Contribution:$3,360,000
Local Council/Shire:Greater Shepparton City Council,Moira Shire Council
Corridor:Melbourne - Brisbane

Project Description

The project will strengthen seven bridges on the Goulburn Valley Highway from Shepparton to Tocumwal.


The project will increase the load capacity of bridges on the Goulburn Valley Highway 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 $4.2 million. The Australian Government is contributing $3.36 million and the Victorian Government $840,000.


Construction commenced on 27 March 2017 and is expected to be completed late 2017.

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Project details last updated: 13/10/2017