Victorian Government completes road re-sealing project

By: Jason Whittaker


The Victorian Government has completed a range of safety improvements throughout the Gippsland region, with Minister for Ports and Roads

The Victorian Government has completed a range of safety improvements throughout the Gippsland region, with Minister for Ports and Roads Tim Pallas saying they will create a more efficient road network.

As part of a $6.4 million project, the Government re-sealed roads at 128 locations throughout the Bass Coast, Baw Baw, East Gippsland, Latrobe, South Gippsland and Wellington Shires.

The included the Princes Highway East, the South Gippsland and Strzelecki highways.

"These re-sealing and asphalting works have provided a better road surfaces, a better quality ride and improved road safety for motorists," Pallas says.

"These works are essential to ensure the day to day safe operation of the road network."

The Government is also allocating $149 million to maintenance works across the State this financial year. Doing so, says Pallas, is helping to reduce Victoria’s road toll.

"We are investing the benefits of a strong economy to ensure road standards remain high now and into the future," Pallas says.

Works also included the laying of asphalt at the following twelve locations:
  • Bass Highway- Dalyston-Glen Forbes Road intersection
  • Moe-Glengarry Road traffic signals, north of Gunns Gully interchange
  • Moe-Glengarry Road, east of Maryvale Road
  • Paynesville Road between Langford Parade and Wellington Street
  • Princes Highway East, Liddiard Road traffic signals, Traralgon
  • Princes Highway East - Maffra-Rosedale Road intersection
  • Princes Highway East - Macalister Street traffic signals, Sale
  • Princes Highway East, Wood Street to Bailey Street, Bairnsdale
  • Princes Highway East, McCulloch Street to Pyke Street, Bairnsdale
  • South Gippsland Highway- Korumburra-Wonthaggi Road intersection, Korumburra
  • Stratford-Maffra Road - Princes Highway East intersection
  • Traralgon Creek Road to Traralgon– Balook Road, Traralgon South.

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