Crews are hitting the ground this week to begin works that will improve safety in Wycheproof town centre for locals and visitors.
Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp said that the $74,000 pedestrian crossing upgrade will improve pedestrian safety and encourage tourists and freight drivers to stop, rest and explore the town’s shops and eateries.
The project on the busy Calder Highway, near the intersection with Mount Street, will improve safety and visibility with new street lighting, a pedestrian island, safety signage and footpath improvements to assist those with visual impairments.
Traffic management will be in place with reduced speeds to keep drivers and workers safe until works are complete in late August, weather permitting.
To learn more about regional road projects visit regionaroads.com.au
Quotes attributable to Mark Gepp MP, Member for Northern Victoria
“With more than 2100 drivers using this stretch of the Calder Highway each day, these improvements will make it easier and safer to move around our community.”
“We’re proud to be getting on with improving accessibility for Wycheproof locals and visitors.”