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Hudsons Road (Rural) - 064732-16VIC-RTR

Funding Program:Roads to Recovery Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Oct 2016 - Jun 2018
Australian Government Contribution:$1,378,571
Local Council/Shire:South Gippsland Shire Council

Project Description

Hudsons Road is a heavily used road by many heavy vehicles as it links Korumburra to the Leongatha South / Outtrim area. Due to the amount of heavy vehicles, Hudsons Road has become a maintenance issue and has needed to be re-sheeted every two years to keep up with the wear on the road. In winter the road also floods, keeping the road closed for two to three days at a time.

It is proposed to construct this section of gravel road to a width of 8.2 metres, being a 6.2 metre seal with 1 metre shoulders. The road pavement will consist of a 200 millimetre layer of Class 3 crushed rock and 100 millimetres of Class 2 crushed rock overlayed over the existing road pavement, with a 10 millimetre bitumen seal. All road crossing culverts will be replaced within this section of road. Road crossing culverts will also have an increased size to try and prevent flooding of the road. Signage will be added along the road where needed.

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Project details last updated: 10/08/2018