|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||Early 2022 - Late 2025
|Estimated Project Cost:||$391,500,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$391,500,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Cardinia Shire Council
The project is expected to include the duplication of Racecourse Road between the Princes Freeway and Henry Street in Pakenham, and the upgrade of the McGregor Road and Racecourse Road interchanges. This includes the signalisation of the intersection at Bald Hill Road, an upgrade of the Princes Freeway overpass, upgrading the McGregor Road interchange with the Pakenham Bypass, new freeway ramps and the widening of McGregor Road between the northern freeway roundabout and Webster Way.
The project will address congestion and cater for growth and accessibility in the Pakenham East, Officer and South East Business Park areas. It is also expected to reduce traffic delays and increase safety for road users on McGregor Road, Racecourse Road and the Princes Freeway.
- Reduced congestion and improved travel times
- Improved connectivity between people with jobs and services, and goods with markets
- Improved efficiency and network reliability
Australian Government Funding is capped at $391.5 million.
This project is expected to start construction in early 2022 and be completed by late 2025.
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Project details last updated: 8/04/2022