Hall Road Upgrade opens to traffic nine months ahead of schedule

Hall Road Upgrade

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Major works for the Hall Road Upgrade are now complete, with 5.2km of new lanes and signalised intersections now open to traffic nine months ahead of schedule in Victoria.

Major works on the Hall Road Upgrade are now complete, with drivers, pedestrians and cyclists set to benefit from improved journeys in Melbourne’s outer south-east – nine months ahead of schedule.

This means 17,000 daily motorists can now use Hall Road’s 5.2 kilometres of new lanes and signalised intersections at McCormicks Road, Taylors Road, Western Port Highway, and Evans and Cranbourne-Frankston roads.

The Hall Road upgrade project was delivered by equal funding of $141.25 million each from the Australian Government and the Victorian Government.

“As communities in Melbourne’s outer south-east continue to grow, these projects will ensure locals remain safe on our roads,” says Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Member for Corio Richard Marles.

“It will also reduce time people spend in their car, giving more time back to families,” says Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Member for Corio Richard Marles.

Final asphalting works will be completed in March, with minor close-out works underway until late 2024.

“The Australian Government is working with the Victorian Government to ensure the state’s roads and transport networks are in the best possible condition and well planned for the community,” says Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government Minister Catherine King.

“The Hall Road Upgrade is one of a number of major improvements to the road and rail network in Melbourne’s south-east to connect growing communities, ease congestion on local roads, and improve access to public transport,” says Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government Minister Catherine King.

The Hall Road Upgrade will build on improvements already delivered through the Thompsons Road and Hallam Road Upgrades, along with improvements on the Western Port Highway and Lathams Road – significantly improving safety and reducing congestion for the 112,000 combined motorists who use these roads every day.

“We are getting on with delivering the biggest and most transformative suburban roads upgrade program in Victoria’s history across Melbourne’s outer suburbs,” says Victorian Minister for Transport Infrastructure Danny Pearson.

“This project will better connect local communities in Melbourne’s outer south east to jobs, healthcare and education – while greatly improving traffic flow along Hall Road,” says Victorian Minister for Transport Infrastructure Danny Pearson.

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Since construction began in 2022, the project has created more than 850 direct jobs and more than 42,000 tonnes of asphalt has been laid.

Source: © State Government of Victoria

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