Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Henty Highway Upgrade – Horsham to Warracknabeal

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2014 - Mid 2015
Estimated Project Cost:$4,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$3,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Horsham Rural City Council,Yarriambiack Shire Council

Project Description

This project involved upgrade works on the Henty Highway between Horsham and Warracknabeal.  It included the introduction of shoulder sealing as well as pavement strengthening and restoration where required.


This project improved road safety and provided more reliable access.  It also improved capacity to accommodate the increasing volumes of heavy commercial vehicles using the highway each day.


The Australian Government contributed $3 million to this $4 million project, with the Victorian Government contributing the balance.


Early works commenced on 27 October 2014 with shoulder widening north of Minyip Road. Major rehabilitation works commenced on 3 March 2015 with the entire project reaching practical completion on 15 July 2015.

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Project details last updated: 15/10/2019