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Forrest Apollo Bay Road Upgrade

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2017 - Early 2020
Estimated Project Cost:$10,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$5,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Colac Otway Shire

Project Description

The project will upgrade approximately 40 kilometres of Forrest Apollo Bay Road, Skenes Creek Road and Birregurra-Forrest Road in south west Melbourne.  The project will also provide for the design and construction of a range of improvement works including slow vehicle turnouts, shoulder sealing and barrier installation.


The project is expected to improve driver safety and travel times.


The estimated cost of the project is $10 million.  The Australian and Victorian governments are each contributing $5 million.


Construction works commenced in November 2017 and are expected to be complete in early 2020.

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Project details last updated: 27/06/2018