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Roads and Rail

The Federal Government is investing in infrastructure across Gippsland that is going to change lives and save lives.

The Nationals’ plan for better roads will reduce congestion and improve productivity by getting people home to their family and friends sooner.

And it will save lives by reducing the number of road accidents, particularly on our rural and regional roads.

EAST GIPPSLAND’S MAJOR ROAD PROJECTS SET TO BEGIN

Record roads funding in Gippsland was the main topic when Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester caught up with East Gippsland Shire Council Mayor Joe Rettino and Cr Natalie O’Connell. Mr Chester, who is also Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, announced...

OPINION: CONNECTING A GROWING GIPPSLAND WITH IMPROVED RAIL SERVICES

Connectivity in all its forms is critical to Gippsland and Latrobe Valley’s future growth and economic prosperity. Well-connected communities allow local residents to enjoy social and economic opportunities and encourage tourists to visit the region, creating jobs and...

NEW WORKS UNDERWAY ON PRINCES HIGHWAY UPGRADE BETWEEN TRARALGON AND SALE

• Works from Nambrok Road to Maffra-Rosedale Road and Minniedale Road to Sheepwash Creek Road start this week. • These are the latest of nine sections to be upgraded in the $260 million Traralgon to Sale Princes Highway duplication project. • Upgrades will reduce...

WORKS UNDERWAY ON PRINCES HIGHWAY EAST DUPLICATION AT FULHAM

• The project will duplicate 2.7 kilometres of the Princes Highway west of Sale • Travel times will be reduced and safety improved along the key freight, commuter and tourist route • Stage 2 works follow on from intersection improvements under Stage 1 The Australian...

SUPPORT FOR MAKING SALE ALTERNATE ROUTE SAFER

The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester is supporting an upgrade of Sale’s ‘unofficial bypass’ - the Myrtlebank-Fulham Road. Mr Chester, the Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, said traffic flows on the Sale alternate route had increased each...

$3 MILLION BOOST FOR HEAVY VEHICLE SAFETY IN MCMILLAN

“More than 11,200 heavy vehicles travel the freight route each day, including 140 B-Doubles, and there has been 24 heavy vehicle crashes in the eastbound direction over a five year period,” Mr Broadbent said. “The new rest area will provide a space for heavy vehicle...

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