We’re improving road safety and traffic flow in Bacchus Marsh with two major upgrades
Funding has now been secured from the Victorian and Australian Governments for stage 3 of the Princes Highway East Duplication Project. This stage will complete the project, with a total of 43kms of new lanes added between Traralgon and Sale.
Stages 1 and 2 of the upgrade are complete, with 31kms of new lanes added to the Princes Highway and 22 intersections upgraded.
The Australian and Victorian Governments invested $260 million for the first two stages of the upgrade, which included the duplication of nine sections of the highway.
All nine sections of Stages 1 and 2 are complete:
- Traralgon-Maffra Road and Stammers Road, Traralgon East
A new roundabout was added at the intersection of Rocla Road and Stammers Road.
- Stammers Road and Minniedale Road, Traralgon East
- Flynn to Rosedale
8.3km of new lanes were added at Flynns Creek Road, Flynn and Byes Lanes, Rosedale.
- Nambrok – Stage 1
2.8km of new lanes were added between east of Dennison Road to the east of Nambrok Road, Rosedale.
- Fulham – Stage 1
2.9km of new lanes were added between west of Sale-Heyfield Road and Wurruk.
- Fulham – Stage 2
2.7km of new lanes were added between west of Sale-Heyfield Road and west of Sale-Cowwarr Road.
- Wurruk to Sale
New lanes were added and upgraded to 4km of the highway to the west of Sale.
- Traralgon East 3
3.9km of new lanes were added between Minniedale Road to the east of Sheepwash Creek Road.
- Nambrok – Stage 2
3.4km of new lanes were added between east of Nambrok Road to the east of Maffra-Rosedale Road
The duplication and upgrades will improve safety and journey times on this route of national significance
The Princes Highway East Duplication is being delivered by Major Road Projects Victoria. Visit the project website for more information.
Barwon Heads Road Duplication
4 kms of Barwon Heads Road between Settlement Road and Reserve Road will be duplicated, and investigating the potential for duplicating a further 6 kms from Reserve Road to Lower Duneed Road
Bypassing Shepparton incorporates Shepparton Bypass Stage 1, Shepparton Alternate Route and upgrades to Ford and Wanganui roads
Chandler Highway Upgrade
Upgrading Chandler Highway to improve traffic flow between Melbourne's inner east, south and north.
Fast Rail to Geelong
Investigating a preferred option for a fast rail link between Melbourne and Geelong
Geelong Ring Road Extension - Bellarine Link
The Bellarine Link will extend the Geelong Ring Road from Baanip Boulevard to Portarlington Road
Hall Road & Western Port Highway Upgrade
Upgrading the road and two roundabouts to improve safety and journey reliability
Hallam Road Upgrade
Improving safety, traffic flow and access to public transport from Ormond Road to the South Gippsland Highway
High Capacity Metro Trains
Bigger, better trains and modern infrastructure to transport more people, more often
Hurstbridge Line Upgrade
Removing bottlenecks on the Hurstbridge line and improving the frequency and reliability of services
We’re making Melbourne’s freeway network safer and less congested by upgrading the M80 Ring Road from the Princes Freeway to the Greensborough Highway.
Melbourne Airport Rail
Connecting Melbourne Airport to all metropolitan and regional rail lines via Sunshine
North East Link
Victoria's biggest road project - connecting the missing link in Melbourne's freeway network
O'Herns Road Upgrade
Upgrading O’Herns Road and High Street intersection, building a new interchange and adding extra lanes on the Hume Freeway
Plenty Road Upgrade
Creating better traffic flow on Plenty Road, between McKimmies Road and Bridge Inn Road
South Road Upgrade
Reducing congestion by upgrading intersections along South Road between Nepean Highway and Warrigal Road
Streamlining Hoddle Street
Improved traffic flow and access for public transport users, drivers, cyclists and pedestrians travelling through Hoddle Street and Punt Road
Suburban Roads Upgrade Program
Upgrading priority roads in Melbourne’s north and south eastern suburbs
Sunbury Line Upgrade
Enabling more modern trains to run on the line, creating room for 113,000 more passengers every week
Swan Street Bridge Upgrade
Adding an extra lane for drivers heading east and providing safer and better access for joggers and cyclists
Thompsons Road Upgrade
Removing the level crossing near Merinda Park Station, duplicating a stretch of Thompsons Road and upgrading the intersection at Frankston-Dandenong Road.
Transport is changing in Pakenham
Building a new super station and improving roads and rail services for Pakenham and surrounds
West Gate Tunnel
A vital alternative to the West Gate Bridge to free up traffic and remove thousands of trucks from residential streets in Melbourne’s west
Upgrading Western Victoria's key transport corridor, making journeys safer and quicker.
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