The Victorian Government has awarded contracts to three companies for its new $183 million program to repair and resurface suburban roads and major highways across Melbourne.
Freight hubs in Melbourne’s north and west will be connected to the Port of Melbourne through a $25.7 million investment from the Victorian Government to shift the state’s freight network from road to rail.
Melbourne’s rail network has been extended by eight kilometres through the $600 million rail extension to Mernda, six months ahead of schedule.
The Victorian Government has announced it will deliver a $736 million project to duplicate an 11-kilometre section of rail between South Geelong and Warun Ponds stations if re-elected.
Tip truck owner-drivers working on new government contracts will receive mandatory minimum pay rates due to new laws introduced in Victoria.
Victoria’s busiest railway corridor is undergoing a $572 million upgrade to duplicate a section of track to relieve a bottleneck on the Cranbourne line.