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Monash Freeway – Ferntree Gully Road to Gladstone Road Bridge Strengthening

Funding Program:National Highway Upgrade Program
Status:Completed
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2016 - Late 2016
Estimated Project Cost:$8,363,201
Australian Government Contribution:$6,413,201
Local Council/Shire:City of Greater Dandenong,Monash City Council
State:VIC
Corridor:Melbourne - Sale

Project Description

The project strengthened eight bridges on the Monash Freeway from Ferntree Gully Road to Gladstone Road.

Benefits

The project increased the load capacity of bridges on the Monash Freeway from 68 tonnes to 113 tonnes. This has increased capacity, reduced operating costs and provided greater flexibility for heavy vehicles operators.

Funding

The total cost of the project is $8,363,201. The Australian Government contributed $6,413,201 and the Victorian Government $1,950,000.

Timetable

Construction commenced on 16 May 2016 and was completed on 22 November 2016.

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Project details last updated: 19/10/2017