We’re improving road safety and traffic flow in Bacchus Marsh with two major upgrades
The project will duplicate over 35 kilometres of highway and includes new intersections and safety improvements. It is being delivered in four sections:
- Deans Marsh Road, Winchelsea to Armytage Road
- Armytage Road to Warncoort
- Warncoort to Colac East
- Colac East and Colac.
Some key improvements include:
- Twenty new intersections
- Flexible safety barriers on the edge of the road and in the median
- Landscaping, including planting of more than 10,000 local indigenous trees
- Designated left and right turn lanes off the highway
- New bridges over the rail line at two locations
- Upgraded drainage.
The highway duplication and the new bridge over Barongarook Creek in Colac will be completed in late 2019.
Adding an extra lane in each direction will reduce crashes and make travel times more consistent
The Princes Highway West – Winchelsea to Colac is being delivered by Major Road Projects Victoria. Visit the project website for more information.
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