The Victorian Government has announced its preferred tenderer to deliver the upgrade, which is aimed at reducing congestion on eight key arterial routes in Melbourne’s west.
Roads and Maritime Services is now inviting registrations of interest to tender for the project, which will see a section of the Pacific Highway at Lisarow upgraded to two lanes in each direction.
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.
The Victorian Government has announced BMD Constructions as the successful tenderer to design and build the $131.2 million 3.9km upgrade of Yan Yean Road between Diamond Creek and Kurrak Roads in Plenty.
The Federal and Western Australian Governments have announced the successful projects to receive funding under the $55.25 million Regional Road Safety package.