Truck safety barrier on highway

Investment more than $260 million

Regional Victorians need safe, efficient roads. It's vital for strong regional communities, and with 80 per cent of goods moved by road, it's essential for the productivity of the whole state.

What will the money be used for?

This investment includes:

Improve safety and reduce travel times

More than $107 million to improve safety and reduce travel times by providing extra overtaking lanes, improved road conditions and plans for future road upgrades.

Drysdale Bypass

$107 million to build the Drysdale Bypass, which will reduce congestion on the Bellarine Peninsula.

Duplicate Napier Street in Bendigo

Over $30 million to duplicate Napier Street in Bendigo between Weeroona Avenue and Hall Street, which will reduce congestion and improve safety in this growing regional centre.

Media releases

Getting It Done For Regional Victoria

Regional Roads: Improving Safety And Cutting Congestion

Safer and more reliable journeys on the Western Highway as another 21 kilometres open


  • The Government is providing $427 million for road safety across Victoria because one life lost on our roads is too many

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