The Australian Government today announced major infrastructure funding for Farrer,
providing a significant boost to road safety and heavy vehicle access across the electorate.
Local MP, Sussan Ley, confirmed the Australian Government’s Heavy Vehicle Safety
and Productivity Programme will provide $12.8m towards the following projects.
• $7m – Albury City Council
North Bound Ramp Access – from Hume Freeway to ‘Nexus’ at Ettamogah
• $1.7m – Greater Hume Shire Council
Reconstruction and widening of Jingellic Road at Yarara Gap
• $574k – Deniliquin Council
Widening of Barham Road between Hardinge Street & Barham Bridge
• $456k – Urana Shire Council
Pavement Rehabilitation to four sections of Federation Way
• $3m – Roads & Maritime Services
New Rest Area with capacity for 35 heavy vehicle, at Hume Hwy, 30 km north of Albury
The electorate will also benefit through Round 1 projects as part of the Government’s
Bridges Renewal Programme, including.
• $255k Corowa Shire Council
Widening of existing culvert and approaches – Hopefield Road Bridge
“Combined with the Australian Government’s $2.1 billion Roads to Recovery and $500 million Black Spot programs, this funding improves transport safety and completes important road upgrades, which will make a real difference for each of these local communities”, Ms Ley said.