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REGULARLY DRIVE FROM ESPERANCE TO ALBANY? The independent body advising governm…

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REGULARLY DRIVE FROM ESPERANCE TO ALBANY? 🚧🚗 The independent body advising government on infrastructure projects has listed the South Coast Highway as a “priority initiative” in its 2021 priority list. Infrastructure Australia said the condition of the highway is causing “significant safety issues and high operating and maintenance costs”. 74% of the highway consists of pavement that is more than 40 years old with the report saying higher forecasted demand on the road will exacerbate problems. The upgrade is endorsed by the Infrastructure Australia board as a “national priority” but requires further investment for a business case. What’s recommended:
👉 Road widening
👉 Sealing of shoulders
👉 Construction of passing lanes



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