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Western Highway - Stawell to SA Border Upgrade

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2018 - Late 2020
Estimated Project Cost:$20,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$10,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Hindmarsh Shire Council,Horsham Rural City Council,Northern Grampians Shire Council,West Wimmera Shire Council
Corridor:Melbourne - Adelaide

Project Description

The project will upgrade the Western Highway between Stawell and the SA border in north-west Victoria.  The project will upgrade pavement, remodel and improve selected roundabouts and intersections, and contribute to an assessment to identify potential projects for the development of a new 30-year Western Highway Corridor Strategy.


The project is expected to improve safety and efficiency for all road users of this key transport corridor.


The estimated cost of the project is $20 million.  The Australian and Victorian governments are each contributing $10 million.


Construction commenced in January 2018 and is expected to be completed in late 2020.

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Project details last updated: 9/10/2018