|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||July 2017 - Mid 2020
|Estimated Project Cost:||$50,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$25,000,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Ararat Rural City Council
|Corridor:||Melbourne - Adelaide
The project will plan for the future bypass of Ararat on the Western Highway.
The project is expected to improve road safety, amenity and commercial opportunities for the town of Ararat by providing a bypass to redirect heavy vehicles.
The estimated cost of the project is $50 million. The Australian and Victorian governments are each contributing $25 million.
Planning for the project commenced in July 2017. The project is expected to be completed mid-2020.
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Project details last updated: 21/11/2017