|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||Early 2018 - Late 2020
|Estimated Project Cost:||$20,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$10,000,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Hindmarsh Shire Council,Horsham Rural City Council,Northern Grampians Shire Council,West Wimmera Shire Council
|Corridor:||Melbourne - Adelaide
The project will upgrade the Western Highway between Stawell and the SA border in north west Victoria. The project will undertake selected bellmouth sealing and pavement improvement works, as well as undertake an assessment to identify potential projects for the development of a new 30-year Western Highway Corridor Strategy.
The project is expected to improve safety and efficiency for all road users of this key transport corridor.
The estimated cost of the project is $20 million. The Australian and Victorian governments are each contributing $10 million.
Construction commenced in January 2018 and is expected to be completed in late 2020.
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Project details last updated: 12/01/2018