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Member For Wannon, Dan Tehan

Funds Flow For Roads

Funds Flow For Roads

Member For Wannon, Dan Tehan

Funding flows for roads in South West

New road safety upgrades and improvements will be delivered in Wannon thanks to funding from the Australian and Victorian governments.

Member for Wannon, Dan Tehan said the timing couldn’t be better for funding to flow for crucial road safety improvements in the electorate.

“This vital funding is not only providing a much-needed boost to local jobs and the economy, it is delivering life-saving upgrades to ensure road users stay safe on our roads,” Mr Tehan said.

“I am pleased to see over $39.6 million will be shared across Wannon to fund road new safety upgrades and improvements to help reduce the number of fatalities and serious injuries occurring on our roads"

A list of the works to be undertaken can be seen below, with the projects expected to be complete by mid year.

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Works to be undertaken

Great Ocean Road - West of Apollo Bay

(various locations – Corangamite & Wannon electorates)

Regulatory speed reduction from 100km/h to 80km/h at Marengo, Hordern Vale / Glenaire, Lower Gellibrand; and 80km/h to 60km/h at Wattle Hill including installation of advisory and tourist signage.

Balmoral Electronic Speed Limit Signs

Harrow-Balmoral Road (Balmoral)

Installation of ESLS on Harrow-Balmoral Road, and Balmoral - Balmoral K-12 College approaches.

Portland-Nelson Road Safety Improvements - Mount Richmond

Portland-Nelson Road (Mount Richmond)

Installation of safety barriers, batter removal, and ATLM along approximately 1km of Portland-Nelson Road.

Colac-Ballarat Road (Enfield to Dereel)

Colac-Ballarat Road (Golden Plains)

Shoulder widening/sealing of narrow road, ATLM and safety barrier installation on high-risk locations.

Ararat-Halls Gap Road, Pomonal Road to Grampians Road

Shoulder sealing and Audio Tactile Line Marking (ATLM).

Maroona-Glenthompson Road, Willaura to Glenthompson

Shoulder sealing and Audio Tactile Line Marking (ATLM).

Western Highway Wire Road Safety Barriers Section 2

Beaufort Buangor CH159849 - CH180800 EB/ CH181180WB)

Continuous barrier (wire rope safety barrier) installation.

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