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

Melbourne to Mildura - Overtaking Lanes

Funding Program:Roads of Strategic Importance
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2023 - Early 2024
Estimated Project Cost:$12,481,000
Australian Government Contribution:$12,481,000
Local Council/Shire:Buloke Shire Council,Loddon Shire Council,Mildura Rural City Council
Corridor:Melbourne - Mildura

Project Description

This project will construct three new overtaking lanes on the Calder Highway, north and southbound lanes between Marong and Bridgewater, and a southbound lane south of Hattah, Victoria.


This project is expected to improve road safety, traffic flow and efficiency of the Calder Highway corridor between Melbourne and Mildura.


The Australian Government is fully funding the project. as part of the Roads of Strategic Importance Initative.


The project is expected to commence construction in early 2023 and be completed in early-2024.

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Project details last updated: 1/11/2022