An experienced local engineer has been appointed to lead Regional Roads Victoria – a new division of VicRoads that will oversee the state’s $941 million investment in country roads.
Member for Upper Hunter Michael Johnsen announced that tenders have been invited to build new overtaking lanes at Ogilvies Hill and Winery Hill, as part of a $133 million package of works.
The state road authority has appointed a Geelong businessman and former Melbourne City Council CEO as its new Chief Executive.
The 2018/19 state budget will allocate a record $941 million towards fixing Victoria’s regional road network and establishing a dedicated country roads body.
Roads and Maritime Services is now accepting submissions for its ‘Innovation Network' initiative, which aims to encourage government and private sector collaboration to improve regional New South Wales roads.