Major roads

Major roads projects in Corangamite include the Princes Highway duplication Waurn Ponds to Colac to which the Federal government is contributing $271m and the $50m Great Ocean Road upgrade which has already funded projects in Anglesea, Lorne, Separation Creek and Lavers Hill.

Roads to Recovery program

The Turnbull government is also provides substantial roads funding direcly to local councils under the Roads to Recovery program. The five local councils in Corangamite will receive $40.54m in funding between 2014/15 and 2018-19 as follows:

  • Colac Otway: $11.4m
  • Golden Plains: $8.7m
  • Greater Geelong: 13.8m
  • Queenscliff: $231k
  • Surf Coast: $6.3m

As ‘untied’ funding, councils are able to allocate this funding to their priority roads projects.

Roads to recovery projects

Greater Geelong

  • Blackgate Rd Breamlea – road shoulders for bicycle use, road patching
  • McKeown Lane Belmont – asphalt overlay
  • Barwarre Road Marshall – asphalt overlay
  • Rugby Street Belmont – asphalt overlay
  • Mill Road Lara – Full pavement reconstruction and widening
  • Dandarriga Drive Clifton Springs – full road reconstruction including kerb and channel
  • Alkira Ave Norlane – asphalt overlay
  • Dunloe Ave Norlane – asphalt overlay
  • Heather St Hamlyn Heights – asphalt overlay
  • Robin Ave Norlane – asphalt overlay
  • Sparks Road Norlane – asphalt overlay

Surf Coast

  • Freshwater Creek Ghazeepore, Dickins, Mt Duneed Road areas – flood mitigation works
  • Sunset Strip Jan Juc – accessible parking
  • The Esplanade Torquay – kerbing/sealing
  • Gosney St/Murrell St Winchelsea – intersection modification
  • Cameron Road Anglesea – long vehicle parking
  • Beach Road Torquay – long vehicle parking
  • Aireys Inlet – pedestrian island
  • Anglesea – Great Ocean Road/Forest Road service road

Golden Plains

  • McPhillips Road Bannockburn – design for future asphalt widening
  • Sago Hill Road Haddon – roundabout re-asphalting
  • Terrier Road Inverleigh – two lane sealed road
  • Camerons Road Meredith – two lane sealed road
  • Meredith-Mt Mercer Road – two lane sealed road
  • Ballan-Mt Meredith Road – two lane sealed road
  • Spratlings Road Ross Creek – two lane sealed road
  • School Lane Ross Creek – two lane sealed road
  • Thomson Street Shelford – two lane sealed road
  • Meredith-Shelford Road Shelford – two lane sealed road
  • Pascoe Street Smythesdale – two lane sealed road
  • Wingeel Road Wingeel – road widening

Colac Otway:

  • Nalangil Road – road reconstruction
  • Airey Street – road reconstruction
  • Ferrier Drive – road reconstruction
  • McLeod Street – road reconstruction
  • Warrowie Road – road reconstruction
  • Division Road – road reconstruction
  • Collins Road – road reconstruction
  • Busty Road – road reconstruction
  • Triggs and Drapers Road intersection – drainage improvements

Roads Blackspot Programme:

2014/15:

Swan Bay Road Mannerim: install guardrail, road reconstruction, sealing and delineation – $861,000

Corio Street Belmont: install splitter islands, delineation and raised pedestrian platform and upgrade existing lighting – $183,000

Cape Otway Road/Taylors Road Moriac: widen road seal, install alignment markers, linemarking, reflective markers, warning signage and install guardrail – $110,000

Cape Otway Road Wurdiboluc: Install reflective markers, warning signage, edge linemarking and delineation – $60,000

2015/16:

Bellevue Avenue Highton – install traffic islands, cycle lanes, upgrade lighting – $231,000

Lawrence Road Point Lonsdale – install cycle lanes and warning signs – $58,000