The Federal Government has given the green light to three more upgrades on the major freight network, totalling 37.6 kilometres.
Work will soon start on construction of an extension to Ellerton Drive in Queanbeyan, NSW, following the announcement of successful contractor for the project.
Traffic modelling shows around 3000 fewer trucks will use Millers Road in 2031 if proposed truck tolling points are changed on the upgraded West Gate Freeway, according to the Victorian Government.
The Australian Government is calling for tenders for the $14 million Lobethal Freight Access Upgrade, aimed at providing a B-Double connection between Palmer and Lobethal in South Australia.
Tenders are open to deliver works under a $25 million Australian and South-Australian government-funded upgrade of the Sturt Highway as well as intersection upgrades near Mount Gambier and Penola.
The Western Australian Government has signed off on $30.79 million in funding for the bridge in the Kimberly and announced the successful tenderer for the project.