|Funding Program:||National Highway Upgrade Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||Mid 2016 - Mid 2018
|Estimated Project Cost:||$11,700,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$9,360,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Moorabool Shire Council
|Corridor:||Melbourne - Adelaide
The project involved the strengthening of four bridges on the Western Freeway from Bacchus Marsh to Ballan.
The project has increased the load capacity of bridges on the Western Freeway from 68 tonnes to 113 tonnes. This has enabled an increase in capacity, reduced operating costs and provides greater flexibility for heavy vehicles operators.
The estimated cost of the project is $11.7 million. The Australian Government is contributing $9.36 million and the Victorian Government $2.34 million.
Construction commenced in July 2016 and was completed in August 2018.
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Project details last updated: 19/12/2018