The Victorian Transport Association has referred to calls for a permanent truck ban in Melbourne's bayside areas as a political 'slippery slope'.
John Merritt will depart the Victorian road authority at the end of this year.
Work is underway on a major upgrade to Victoria's Midland Highway between Ballarat and Creswick, turning the notorious stretch of road into one of the region’s safest.
The Victorian Government has announced BMD Constructions as the successful tenderer to design and build the $131.2 million 3.9km upgrade of Yan Yean Road between Diamond Creek and Kurrak Roads in Plenty.
The company’s Victorian business unit has been awarded the contract to construct 8.9 kilometres of road duplication works for Section 3 of the Princes Highway between Warncoort and Colac East.