Some 193 kilometres of road upgrades
19 Sep 2018 Mansfield Courier, Mansfield VIC (General News) THE State Governments new and dedicated country roads body Regional Roads Victoria has opened its doors, and is getting started on a massive road maintenance blitz in Victoria. Across North East Victoria, Regional Roads Victoria will oversee more than $51 million of improvement works on roads right across the regions 4000 kilometre major network. From Eildon to the New South Wales border, crews will be out in force completing 193 kilometres of upgrade works on the roads that local communities and industries rely on every day, as part of a $333 million state wide maintenance package. Weve heard what people in the North East have had to say about the regional road network thats why were making this record investment to fix the roads our community relies on every day, said Jaclyn Symes (MLC, Northern Victoria). A 1.6 kilometre section of Benalla to Yarrawonga Road will be rebuilt and the intersection at the Midland Highway strengthened to cater for growing industry in Benalla. Other roads to be targeted include pavement upgrade works on the Murray Valley Highway at Ebden and rehabilitation works on the Midland Highway and the Glenrowan-Myrtleford Road near Moyhu. Work is set to begin this month on rebuilding a 1.8 kilometre section of the Hume Freeway at Winton to boost safety and enhance productivity on this key freight route between Sydney and Melbourne. A further 73 kilometres of the dual lane freeway will be resurfaced and finished with new line markings at various locations between Kalkallo and Wodonga. A 1.2 kilometre section of Kilmore-Lancefield Road near Lanc-emore Hill will also be fixed. For more information, visit regionalroads.vic.gov.au or call the Ballarat based call centre on 133 778.