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

Western Freeway realignment at Pykes Creek (Ballarat bound)

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2022 - Late 2023
Estimated Project Cost:$13,500,000
Australian Government Contribution:$10,800,000
Local Council/Shire:Moorabool Shire Council
Corridor:Melbourne - Adelaide

Project Description

This project will undertake imporvements to the Western Freeway near Pykes Creek.


The project is expected to provide improved road safety for all road users, improved accessibility and connectivity of road networks.


The Australian Government is contributing $10.8 million and the Victorian Government is contributing $2.7 million.


This project is expected to commence construction in late 2022 and be completed in late 2023.

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Project details last updated: 22/12/2021