Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Thompson Road, North Geelong

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2021 - Mid 2022
Estimated Project Cost:$4,600,000
Australian Government Contribution:$3,700,000
Local Council/Shire:City of Greater Geelong

Project Description

This project includes the installation of road safety imporvements along Thompson Road, including upgrades to the intersection of Darebin Road and Thompson Road, improvements to pedestrian facilities, formalisation of the corridor as a two-lane two-way road, and planning work to identify further road safety improvements.


This project is expected to improve the safety of the entire corridor, providing significant amenity for all local road users, as well as reducing congestion.


The Australian Government is contributing $3.7 million and the Victorian Government is contributing $0.9 million.


Early works commenced in June 2021, with construction expected to be completed by mid 2022.

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Project details last updated: 14/12/2021