We’ve added traffic lights at the O’Herns Road and High Street intersection. As part of the next stage of the project, we’ll build a new interchange at the Hume Freeway.

Overview

We’re upgrading O’Herns Road in two stages:

  • Stage 1: We've upgraded the O’Herns Road and High Street intersection with traffic lights
  • Stage 2: We're duplicating O’Herns Road between Hume Freeway and Redding Rise, building three new intersections with traffic lights, developing a new interchange at the Hume Freeway and adding extra lanes between O’Herns Road and Cooper Street

In February 2019 we reached a major milestone at the O’Herns Road and High Street intersection, with completion of major construction.

As part of stage one of the upgrade, the roundabout has been converted to an intersection with traffic lights, slip lanes and right turn lanes. New on-road bike lanes have also been introduced to connect to nearby walking and cycling paths and increase rider safety.

We'll continue minor works such as landscaping at the intersection.

The next stage of the O’Herns Road Upgrade is anticipated to begin in 2019, subject to environmental approvals.

The $81 million project that is jointly funded by the Victorian and Australian Government, will improve traffic flow, access to the freeway, safety and provide more reliable journeys.

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Construction started in February 2018

Improved safety

$81 million investment

Timeline

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