|Funding Programme:||National Highway Upgrade Programme
|Expected Start/Finish:||7 November 2016 - Mid 2017
|Estimated Project Cost:||$7,600,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$6,080,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Indigo Shire Council,Mitchell Shire Council,Shire of Strathbogie
|Corridor:||Sydney - Melbourne
The project will strengthen ten bridges on the Hume Freeway from Tallarook to Chiltern.
The project will increase the load capacity of bridges on the Hume 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 $7.6 million. The Australian Government is contributing $6.08 million and the Victorian Government $1.52 million.
Construction commenced on 7 November 2016 and is expected to be completed in mid 2017.
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Project details last updated: 7/11/2016