We’re realigning a stretch of the South Gippsland Highway between Koonwarra and Meeniyan, locally known as the Black Spur.
The way the road bends on this part of the highway has resulted in frequent run-off-road crashes, freight delays and safety concerns.
To fix this, the Australian and Victorian Government has invested $115.2 million to realign the highway and make it easier and safer for you to travel through the area.
A preferred route has been chosen after extensive community consultation.
CPB Contractors has been awarded the contract to deliver the upgrade. Major construction started on the project in early 2020.
The images below are an artist's impressions of the new Black Spur route.
As part of the project, we will:
The project will also investigate other possible safety upgrades between Meeniyan and Yarram.