|Funding Program:||National Highway Upgrade Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||Late 2016 - Early 2019
|Estimated Project Cost:||$8,300,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$5,600,000
|Local Council/Shire:||West Wimmera Shire Council
|Corridor:||Melbourne - Adelaide
The project upgraded 23km of the Western Highway from Kaniva to the South Australian Border by installing wire rope safety barriers at high risk locations, providing wide centrelines, tactile line marking, shoulder widening and delineation improvements.
The project is expected to reduce exposure to roadside hazards and help address lane departure and head on accidents.
The estimated cost of the project was $8.3 million, with the Australian Government contributing $5.6 million and the Victorian Government $2.7 million.
Construction commenced 17 November 2016 and was completed early 2019.
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Project details last updated: 2/10/2019