The South East community is set to benefit from the Australian Government’s investment in local roads, with a number of projects currently being undertaken by councils with funding through the Federal Government’s Roads to Recovery program.

$398,708 of Federal Government funding for upgrading Mingbool Road (total cost $800,000)

The upgrades which will see the road widened from 6 metres to 10 metres.

Mingbool Road is a heavy vehicle by-pass road and provides freight access for the Princess Highway into Victoria.

$375,000 of Federal Government Funding for Kingston Avenue Naracoorte (total cost $750,000)

Kingston Avenue works will widen the road and create a new intersection to Donald St which is being constructed concurrently.

$300,000 of Federal Government Funding for Wandilo Forest Road (total cost $600,000)

These works on Wandilo Road will reconstruct and widen the road.

“The Federal Governments $4.4 billion Roads to Recovery program is benefiting communities around the country,” said Mr Pasin.

“The Coalition is committed to investing in our regional road infrastructure.

“The Roads to Recovery funding will greatly assist local Government to complete these important upgrades, giving councils certainty to invest in local road infrastructure,” Mr Pasin said.

Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said the Australian Government is committed to improving local roads throughout South Australian, under the Roads to Recovery program.

“These projects are a fantastic example of how communities are benefitting from the repair and upgrade of critical local roads,” Mr Chester said.


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