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Bad Victoria Intersections Could be Replaced
Civil
Wednesday November 22 2017

Bad Victoria Intersections Could be Replaced

Melbourne's worst traffic intersections will be ripped up and replaced with "closed diamond" underpasses if the coalition opposition wins the next state election.

The End of Car Ownership: Are Planners and Engineers Ready?
Urban Planning
Wednesday November 15 2017

The End of Car Ownership: Are Planners and Engineers Ready?

In the last 10 years, we’ve seen changes in the way that people and freight are moved. From autonomous and electric cars, to drones and block...

Australia Not Investing Enough on Freight Infrastructure
Infrastructure
Tuesday November 14 2017

Australia Not Investing Enough on Freight Infrastructure

As Australia undergoes record investment in roads and passenger rail, state and Commonwealth ministers have lined up to cut the ribbon on ‘congestion busting’ developments.

Australia Road Crashes Costing $30b a Year
Infrastructure
Tuesday September 12 2017

Australia Road Crashes Costing $30b a Year

The federal government is being urged to do more to reduce the number of road crashes in Australia after a new report found they are costing...

Australia Must Protect Road and Rail Corridors
Infrastructure
Friday July 7 2017

Australia Must Protect Road and Rail Corridors

Australia must move now to protect critical infrastructure corridors in order to save billions of dollars in costs for critical infrastructure projects, the nation’s infrastructure advisory...

Engineering Construction Work Falls 18.1 percent
Business
Friday March 31 2017

Engineering Construction Work Falls 18.1 percent

The downturn in civil construction throughout Australia is deepening as the benefit of a road building boom has failed thus far to offset the massive pull-back...

Living Lab: Road Sensors to Revolutionise Transport User Experience
Infrastructure
Tuesday March 7 2017

Living Lab: Road Sensors to Revolutionise Transport User Experience

Drive down Melbourne’s Eastern Freeway on a busy morning and overhead signs tell you how heavy the traffic is, whether or not there are delays and...

New Projects Burst Onto Nation’s Infrastructure Priority List
Infrastructure
Tuesday February 28 2017

New Projects Burst Onto Nation’s Infrastructure Priority List

The relocation of the University of Tasmania’s Stem Sell Facilities to the CBD, the Northern Road Upgrade in the Western Sydney Corridor and upgrades to several...

Sinkhole Opens on Sydney’s Millionaires’ Row
Civil
Thursday February 9 2017

Sinkhole Opens on Sydney’s Millionaires’ Row

A sinkhole the size of a backyard swimming pool has opened up in Sydney's exclusive eastern suburbs, blocking traffic, cutting power and interrupting personal training sessions.

Civil
Jun 13 2018
Victoria 'short-changed' on Road, Rail Funding

Victoria is being short-changed when it comes to federal infrastructure funding because most of the Turnbull government's pledged $7.8 billion won't flow through for at least...

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Commercial
May 30 2018
Victoria Developers Charged for Blocking Roads

Developers who block arterial roads in inner Melbourne will be charged thousands of dollars under a new trial starting on Friday.

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Civil
May 1 2018
Melbourne Suburban Roads get $2.2b Revamp

Melbourne's suburban roads will have 550km of extra road built as part of a $2.2 billion state government plan to bust congestion.

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Infrastructure
Apr 10 2018
New Freeway for Melbourne's Southeast

A planned bypass in Melbourne's southeast is set to become a four-lane freeway under a $75 million cash injection in the upcoming state budget.

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Infrastructure
Jan 11 2018
Dumped Melbourne Road Re-appears on Radar

The East West Link, a toll road controversially dumped by the Victorian government at a cost of $1.2 billion, has re-emerged in a list of possible...

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Civil
15 Dec, 2017
Queensland Receives Scathing Roads Report

The Queensland government will have a "close look" at a scathing report that found the state-controlled road network was deteriorating and being underfunded.

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