Thursday, 7 December 2017

The Andrews Labor Government is asking residents, businesses and industry in Warragul and Drouin to have their say on potential local road upgrades.

Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing today announced information sessions will be held in Warragul and Drouin in December, as part of the Labor Government’s project to investigate the future needs of the towns.

The project will include a comprehensive traffic study, development of concept designs for proposed intersection and/or route upgrades, as well as environmental, cultural heritage and economic studies.

VicRoads is working closely with Baw Baw Shire Council on this important study and community feedback will assist in the development of a business cases to explore future upgrades.

A stakeholder and community reference group has also been established, which includes representatives from community groups, emergency services, the freight industry and local businesses.

Community pop-up feedback sessions are taking place on:

Date: Tuesday, 19 December 2017
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Palmerston Street Kiosk, Warragul Date: Wednesday, 20 December 2017
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Princes Way Kiosk, Drouin

Feedback can be made online until midnight Sunday, 11 February via engage.vicroads.vic.gov.au/warraguldrouin.

Quote attributable to Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing:

“We want the people who use the roads in Warragul and Drouin every day to have their say on making them better.”

“This road improvement study will help us understand what these communities need in the future.”