The Carpentaria Highway in the NT is set to receive $150 million in upgrades, including sealing and works to improve flood immunity.
Five priority rural roads in Victoria will be strengthened and widened for better B-double access along these routes.
Two new heavy vehicle rest areas have been included in the plans for an $80 million upgrade to Tassie’s Illawarra Road.
Major works have now begun on the $260 million Augusta Highway duplication project, which is one of the largest infrastructure projects ever undertaken in regional South Australia.
A further $80 million is being injected into the M1 Pacific Motorway Extension to Raymond Terrace in the Hunter.
Ootann Road will receive a further $5.92 million in government funding that will go towards further sealing and widening works.
The Sunshine Coast’s biggest ever infrastructure project is now complete, with $932 million spent to upgrade the Bruce Highway to six lanes between Caloundra Road and the Sunshine Motorway.
Works are underway on the $103 million Bruce Highway flood-immunity upgrade north of Maryborough, with two new bridges being built at Saltwater Creek and Deadmans Gully.
Work is about to begin on two highway projects in WA’s Upper Swan and Wooroloo that aim to ease congestion and better cater to heavy vehicles.
Over $330 million of road projects are either underway or planned for the Kimberley region, including $180 million of upgrades to Great Northern Highway.