|Funding Program:||National Highway Upgrade Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||Mid 2016 - Late 2017
|Estimated Project Cost:||$7,600,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$6,080,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Indigo Shire Council,Mitchell Shire Council,Shire of Strathbogie
|Corridor:||Sydney - Melbourne
The project involved strengthening ten bridges on the Hume Freeway from Tallarook to Chiltern.
The project increases the load capacity of bridges on the Hume Freeway from 68 tonnes to 113 tonnes. This reduces operating costs and also provides greater flexibility for heavy vehicles operators.
The estimated cost of the project is $7.6 million. The Australian Government is contributing $6.08 million and the Victorian Government $1.52 million.
Construction commenced 27 July 2016 and was completed on 27 October 2017.
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Project details last updated: 17/12/2018