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Thompsons Road Extension

Funding Program:Urban Congestion Initiative
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Australian Government Contribution:$70,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Cardinia Shire Council,Casey City Council
State:VIC

Project Description

This project involves the extension of Thompsons Road from Clyde Road to Cardinia Road in Officer South.

Benefits

The rapid population growth in the Casey Cardinia corridor in Melbourne’s south-east is leading to increased congestion on the local transport network. It is also affecting community access to employment precincts. 

This project will increase capacity on the transport network and provide improved access to employment precincts. It will also improve network resilience in the south-east by reducing reliance on the Monash Freeway.

Funding

The Australian Government will contribute up to 50 per cent, capped at $70 million.

Timetable

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: 24/09/2019