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South Gippsland Highway - Koonwarra Realignment

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2018 - Early 2021
Estimated Project Cost:$50,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$25,000,000
Local Council/Shire:South Gippsland Shire Council

Project Description

The project will realign the South Gippsland Highway from Old Koonwarra-Meeniyan Road to Minns Road. The project will also widen shoulders and install flexible safety barriers at selected locations between Meeniyan and Yarram, and construct two new bridges over the Tarwin River.


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


The estiamted cost of the project is $50 million. The Australian and Victorian governments are each contributing $25 million.


Construction is expected to commence in late 2018 and be completed in early 2021.

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Project details last updated: 10/04/2018