A $1 million safety upgrade at a key intersection in Mount Gambier has been completed, with new traffic signals to be switched on today at the intersection of Wireless Road and the Riddoch Highway, known locally as the Penola Road.
State governments have been told to lift their game on funding new infrastructure projects, and can no longer treat the Commonwealth like an automatic teller machine that spits out cash, Major Projects Minister Paul Fletcher says.
The North-South Corridor Torrens Road to River Torrens project will mark its first major milestone when traffic moves to new surface roads in preparation for the upgrade of two major intersections.
Waterway Construction has been selected as the successful tenderer to construct the $13 million upgrade of Cascade Pier on Norfolk Island.
Minister for Major Projects, Territories and Local Government Paul Fletcher said Waterway Constructions are specialists in the construction and refurbishment of maritime structures and will bring an experienced construction and engineering team to Norfolk Island to deliver this vital infrastructure.
Minister for Major Projects, Territories and Local Government Paul Fletcher and New South Wales Premier Mike Baird today announced the New South Wales Government will assist the Australian government to provide some services on Norfolk Island from 1 July 2016.
Works commenced this week to construct the road pavement connecting Constitution Avenue to Vernon Circle, bringing the $44.8 million major project one step closer to completion.
Today I inspected progress on NorthConnex with NSW Premier Mike Baird.
This project will create 8,700 jobs during construction and inject $4 billion into NSW economy.
It will cut travel times and get thousands of trucks off Pennant Hills Road.
Major tunnelling works on Sydney’s NorthConnex project are due to begin in April, with final preparatory works now well advanced.
Inspecting progress on the site with NSW Premier Mike Baird and NSW Roads Minister Duncan Gay, Minister for Major Projects Paul Fletcher said the southern interchange would connect the NorthConnex tunnel with the Hills M2 Motorway and Pennant Hills Road.