|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||Late 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 duplicate Racecourse Road between the Princes Freeway and Henry Street in Pakenham, and upgrade McGregor Road and Racecourse Road interchanges. This includes the signalisation of the intersection at Bald Hill Road, upgrading 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 is expected to reduce 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, improve netrwork efficiency and increase safety for road users.
The Australian Government is contributing $391.5 million to the project.
This project is expected to start early construction works in September 2022. Main construction works are expected to commence early 2023 and be completed by late 2025.
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Project details last updated: 6/06/2022