Two years on from the commencement of the project, which has been designed to future-proof the Port as it continues to grow, the $110 million Port Drive Upgrade has been finished.
A new 650-metre long access jetty and 350-metre long wharf has been constructed by construction company McConnel Dowell for mining company Rio Tinto’s $2.6 billion Amrun bauxite development on the Cape York Peninsula in Far North Queensland.
The Victorian Government has introduced legislation into Parliament to permanently direct fine revenue to repairing and upgrading the state’s road network.
Drivers in south-western Victoria are already experiencing the benefits of upgrades to three freight routes in the region's ‘Green Triangle’, according to the Victorian Government.
Roads and Maritime Services has selected a contractor to undertake the project on Silver City Highway, with work set to begin in September.