|Funding Program:||Urban Congestion Initiative
|Expected Start/Finish:||TBC - TBC
|Australian Government Contribution:||$50,000,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Brimbank City Council,Shire of Melton
This project will deliver targeted upgrades on the Calder Freeway between Gap Road in Sunbury and the M80 Ring Road.
The Calder Freeway provides access from peri-urban areas in the north west to the inner and middle suburbs of Melbourne. The most congested section of the Calder Freeway extends approximately 23.3 kilometres from Sunbury to the M80 Ring Road. This section of motorway has been operating under congested conditions since 2011. This congestion is largely driven by the projected high residential growth along the corridor.
This project is expected to reduce congestion, improve travel times and ensure forecast population-driven increases in travel demand are met.
The Australian Government will contribute up to 50 per cent, capped at $50 million.
The delivery schedule will be determined as planning on the project progresses and in consultation with the Victorian Government.
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Project details last updated: 2/04/2019