The Western Roads Upgrade has improved 8 main roads across the West. We’ll also continue to repair and resurface 37 roads and strengthen 7 structures, mostly bridges.

The Western Roads Upgrade includes:

  • a $1.8 billion investment to improve roads in the western suburbs
  • a 20-year maintenance contract, which guarantees the ongoing care of 260km of road from Footscray to Werribee
  • being delivered through a Public Private Partnership (PPP) between the Victorian Government and project consortium, Netflow
  • roads will not be toll roads.

The project has many benefits for growing communities in the western suburbs including:

  • quicker, easier and safer roads for all users
  • local business opportunities for growth by improving priority truck routes
  • improving access to jobs
  • improving safety for cyclists and pedestrians with more than 50 km of walking and cycling paths, including 3 new overpasses along the Federation Trail.

You’ll also notice smoother surfaces and a more comfortable commute.

Melbourne's population continues to grow more than any other capital city, with 60% of that growth happening in our outer suburbs.

This upgrade will prepare the local area for its growing population and increased demands on our road network.


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