The Queensland Government has recognised the benefits of increasing access for type 1 road train vehicles east of Biloela to industry and the state's economy following completion of a $40 million project to replace timber bridges in Central Queensland.
The Victorian Freight Plan establishes Freight Victoria, a dedicated specialist freight division of Transport for Victoria, to boost the state's freight advantage.
New overtaking lanes have now opened on the Great Northern Highway’s Miling Straight, with new rest areas also nearing completion in an effort to reduce travel times and improve safety.
Work has begun to widen and upgrade the Western Highway between Buangor and Ararat to duplicate a 12.5 kilometre stretch of road and deliver a four-lane divided route.
Trucks will soon be able to ‘talk’ to traffic lights as part of the New South Wales Government Innovation Initiative trial to tackle congestion.