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Great Alpine Road Upgrade - Cobungra to Bruthen

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

Project Description

This project will involve upgrading targeted sections of the Great Alpine Road from Cobungra to Bruthen in Victoria.  The works will include widening lanes and shoulders; installing safety barriers, rock netting, catch fencing and slow vehicle pull-over areas; and information signage.


The project is expected to improve safety and efficiency for all road users and support economic growth in the region.


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


Construction commenced on 5 December 2017 and is expected to be completed in mid-2020.

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Project details last updated: 4/01/2019