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City welcomes state funding for further Midland Highway works

11 February 2019

 

The City of Ballarat has welcomed the State Government's announcement of further planned works to upgrade the Midland Highway between Buninyong and Clarendon.

 

Mayor of Ballarat Samantha McIntosh said the safety improvements on the road would improve connectivity between the two regional cities.

 

"City of Ballarat welcomes the ongoing commitment from the State Government in relation to our regional road network and improving safety for regional residents and road users." 

 

"Connectivity between Geelong and Ballarat is becoming increasingly important, with these two cities being major economic drivers for Victoria and the nation.”

 

“To that end the commitment of government to deliver a safer arterial link between the two cities in addition to works committed to in the previous term of government is very well received."