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Maroondah Highway, Coldstream

Funding Program:Urban Congestion Fund
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid-2024 - Late-2025
Estimated Project Cost:$20,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$20,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Yarra Ranges Council
State:VIC

Project Description

This project is expected to upgrade the Maroondah Highway in Coldstream in Melbourne's east, including additional lanes and other capacity improvements.

Benefits

The Maroondah Highway is an important road corridor linking Healesville, Coldstream, Lilydale and the inner suburbs of Melbourne. Traffic modelling indicates that the stretch of the Maroondah Highway between Lilydale and Coldstream will be heavily congested in coming years.

This upgrade is expected to reduce congestion and improve road safety for all road users.

Funding

The Australian Government contribution is capped at $20 million.

Timetable

Construction is expected to begin in mid-2024 and completed in late-2025.

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Project details last updated: 7/04/2022