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Omeo Hwy (Omeo and Mitta River) Upgrades

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:Completed
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2021 - Mid 2021
Estimated Project Cost:$1,400,000
Australian Government Contribution:$1,100,000
Local Council/Shire:East Gippsland Shire Council
State:VIC

Project Description

This project will deliver targeted safety improvements to high-risk sections of the Omeo Highway, including installation of targeted safety barriers, installation of additional warning and information signs with motorcycle friendly crash pads, initiatives to encourage safer driver behaviour through road marking strategies, and sealing entries and exits of existing rest areas.

Benefits

This project will improve road safety for regional communities and all road users, including commercial, heavy vehicle and tourist users.

Funding

The Australian Government is contributing $1.1 million and the Victorian Government is contributing $0.3 million.

Timetable

Construction commenced in February 2021 and was completed in June 2021.

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Project details last updated: 26/07/2021