The Victorian Government has introduced legislation into Parliament to permanently direct fine revenue to repairing and upgrading the state’s road network.
The Bruce Highway will soon undergo a $12 million resurfacing along a 15 kilometre stretch between Pine River Bridge and the Sunshine Coast.
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.
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.