|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 complements an existing project to upgrade the Western Highway between Stawell and the SA border, to which the Australian Government is contributing $40.4 million and the Victorian Government is contributing $8.5 million.
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: 10/04/2018