The funding from the Australian and Federal Governments is aimed at improving safety on the popular tourist route, which has seen 213 recorded crashed in the five years to 2016.
Roads and Maritime Services is seeking tenders from shortlisted construction companies to upgrade the motorway at the Weakleys Drive and John Renshaw Drive intersection at Beresfield in NSW.
The Federal and Western Australian Governments have announced the successful projects to receive funding under the $55.25 million Regional Road Safety package.
The Australian and Queensland Governments have announced the successful tenderer for the M1 and M3 upgrade between Eight Mile Plains and Rochedale South in Queensland.
Longer freight trains will soon be able to run between Adelaide and Melbourne thanks to a multimillion-dollar Australian Government rail network upgrade set to increase capacity by up to 20 per cent.