That’s why this Budget provides a further $265 million for our roads, improving intersections and travel times, and planning for the future of our road network. This includes:
Progressing planned upgrades
$100 million to progress planning of targeted upgrades, including improvements to safety and capacity at Calder Park Interchange, along the Calder Freeway between Gap Road in Sunbury and the M80 Ring Road, jointly funded with the Commonwealth Government.
Upgrading suburban and regional roads
$95 million to upgrade and maintain our suburban and regional roads.
A safer road network
$42 million for a safer and more productive road network for freight, upgrading local bridges and improving access for heavy vehicles across our regional road network.
Connecting Melbourne's north and west
Funding for early works to upgrade Mickleham Road between Somerton Road and Dellamore Boulevard, and for the Ison Road – Rail Overpass, improving safety and connectivity in Melbourne's growing north and west.
Bulla Bypass planning
Funding of $14 million is also provided to continue planning the Bulla Bypass.
Reviewed 15 May 2021