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

South Gippsland Highway - Koonwarra Realignment Planning

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2014 - Late 2016
Estimated Project Cost:$210,997
Australian Government Contribution:$157,500
Local Council/Shire:South Gippsland Shire Council

Project Description

The project completed a planning study for the realignment of the South Gippsland Highway between the Koonwarra Township (Old Koonwarra – Meeniyan Road) and Minns Road.


The planning study involved updating the state of readiness of the previous planning study and development of a business case for consideration of future funding for the construction of the highway realignment.


The Australian Government committed $157,500 to this project.


The planning study commenced 1 July 2014 and was completed with the submission of the Business Case on 16 November 2016.

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Project details last updated: 19/10/2017