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Goulburn Valley Highway – Shepparton to Tocumwal Bridge Strengthening

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Funding Programme:National Highway Upgrade Programme
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2017 - Mid 2017
Estimated Project Cost:$4,200,000
Australian Government Contribution:$3,360,000
Local Council/Shire:Greater Shepparton City Council,Moira Shire Council
State:VIC
Corridor:Melbourne - Brisbane

Project Description

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

Benefits

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.

Funding

The estimated cost of the project is $4.2 million. The Australian Government is contributing $3.36 million and the Victorian Government $840,000.

Timetable

Construction is expected to commence in early 2017 and be completed in mid 2017.

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Project details last updated: 21/11/2016