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Goulburn Valley Highway – Shepparton to Tocumwal Bridge Strengthening

Funding Program:National Highway Upgrade Program
Status:Completed
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2016 - Mid 2017
Estimated Project Cost:$2,858,416
Australian Government Contribution:$2,286,733
Local Council/Shire:Greater Shepparton City Council,Moira Shire Council
State:VIC
Corridor:Melbourne - Brisbane

Project Description

The project involved strengthening seven bridges on the Goulburn Valley Highway from Shepparton to Tocumwal.

Benefits

The project increases the load capacity of bridges on the Goulburn Valley Highway from 68 tonnes to 113 tonnes. This also reduces operating costs and provides greater flexibility for heavy vehicles operators.

Funding

The estimated cost of the project is $2.8 million. The Australian Government is contributing $2.29 million and the Victorian Government $571,683.00.

Timetable

Construction commenced 18 November 2016 and was completed on 30 June 2017.

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Project details last updated: 2/10/2019