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.
NSW councils are being encouraged by the state government to apply for a share of $15 million for road maintenance to support increased freight movements of drought relief.
Upgrades to Queensland’s Landsborough Highway between Blackall and Barcaldine have been completed and aim to provide additional safety and efficiency for motorists.
RMS has extended the scope of a contract for the Pacific Highway – Woolgoolga to Ballina upgrade project, which is anticipated to increase its total value from $80 million to $121 million.
The $300 million construction contract to deliver the first section of Inland Rail has been awarded to a joint venture.
A contract to install safety barriers on the Sunshine Coast between the Sunshine Motorway interchange and Cooroy has been awarded to a local Queensland company as part of the safety improvements on the Bruce Highway.