The Andrews Labor Government will upgrade one of Anglesea’s most notorious intersections.
Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney welcomed the $2.9 million in funding for roundabout improvements at the intersection of Great Ocean Road and Camp Rd as announced in the 2015-16 Victorian Budget.
The roundabout forms a key junction for traffic travelling between the Great Ocean Road, Camp Rd, Cameron Rd and the shopping centre.
The project will include new lanes on the east and west approaches, as well as the installation of pedestrian operated signals to provide a safer option for people to cross the road.
Traffic queues of up to seven kilometres are often experienced during the summer peak period, when the intersection can carry up to 22,000 vehicles each day.
The Great Ocean Road attracts seven million visitors each year, contributing $2.1 billion to the area’s economy, and residents, local businesses and holiday makers feel the pinch of
Quotes attributable to Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney
“The Great Ocean Road is a major destination in Victoria and drives economic growth.
Residents, local businesses and holiday makers all feel the pinch of congestion.”
“This project will address congestion and improve safety, providing the infrastructure for growth now and into the future.”