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$1.38 million Eurobodalla Roads to Recovery


Federal Member for Gilmore, Ann Sudmalis with Eurobodalla Shire Council Mayor Liz Innes have announced the delivery of $1.38 million in Roads to Recovery Funding to support road safety upgrades and maintenance throughout the region.


Video: Member for Gilmore, Ann Sudmalis and Mayor Liz Innes sum up the objectives of the Roads to Recovery funding is to support maintenance of local roads, creating improved safety, economic and social outcomes.

“Our roads are some of the busiest in NSW, especially during school holidays and our continual investment in improving road surfaces, intersections and vehicle capacity is a nonnegotiable,” said Mrs Sudmalis. “The objective of Roads to Recovery is to contribute to the Infrastructure Investment Programme through supporting maintenance of local roads, creating improved safety, economic and social outcomes. “I have been working day and night to make sure we as a community get the funding needed to improve the Eurobodalla’s local roads. “A strong relationship between Local Council and the Federal Government is crucial for safer communities,” said Mrs Sudmalis. From 2013-14 to 2020-21 the Government will provide $4.4 billion under the Roads to Recovery programme, to be distributed to Australia's local councils, state and territory Governments responsible for local roads. Roads to Recovery allocations for the councils in each jurisdiction have been determined on the basis of the recommendations of the Local Government Grants Commissions in each state and the Northern Territory for the roads component of the Financial Assistance Grants. Eurobodalla Shire Council Mayor, Liz Innes was thrilled that the road funding had come through and thanked the Federal Member for her work done behind the scenes to get the job done. “We are exceptionally gratefully here in the Eurobodalla to have this type of funding come through, working with your office, and working with your Government. “Working collectively together we can make our roads a much safer place,” said Mrs Innes. The Australian Government will provide $1.86 billion to the Programme from 2017-18 to 2020-21. In 2016, the Government extended the Programme to provide a further $50 million per annum from 2019-20 onwards, bringing the annual commitment to $400 million. Eurobodalla Roads to Recovery projects include:

  • Annetts Parade, Mossy Point - from the intersection of George Bass Drive heading east bound.

  • Reseal in accordance with established program. To improve safety and longevity of underlying pavement.

  • Araluen Road, Moruya - between chainage 10.9km and 12.2km measured from Knowles Road.

  • Gravel re-sheeting in accordance with re-sheeting program to improve formation, vegetation and drainage as well as ensure adequate gravel for ongoing maintenance grading.

  • Araluen Road, Moruya - from the intersection of I-Ridge Road for a distance of 1100 meters.

  • Gravel re-sheeting in accordance with re-sheeting program to improve formation, vegetation and drainage as well as ensure adequate gravel for ongoing maintenance grading.

  • Berrima Parade, Surfside - From the intersection of the Princes Highway heading eastbound.

  • Reseal in accordance with established program. To improve safety and longevity of underlying pavement.

  • Brierley Ave, Moruya - from the Malabar Drive intersection heading eastbound for 900 metres.

  • Gravel resheeting in accordance with resheeting program to improve formation, vegetation and drainage as well as ensure adequate gravel for ongoing maintenance grading.

  • Calga Crescent, Catalina - From the intersection of George Bass Drive heading westbound.

  • Reseal in accordance with established program. To improve safety and longevity of underlying pavement.

  • Grantham Road, Batehaven - from the intersection of Edward Road heading northbound towards Wattle Cr.

  • Reseal in accordance with established program. To improve safety and longevity of underlying pavement.

  • Gregory Street, Batemans Bay - from the South Street intersection heading towards Hughes Street.

  • Reseal in accordance with established program. To improve safety and longevity of underlying pavement.

  • Larrys Mountain Road, Moruya - from Hawdons Road intersection heading eastbound towards the Princes Hwy.

  • Reseal in accordance with established program. To improve safety and longevity of underlying pavement.

  • Larrys Mountain Road, Moruya - from the intersection of I-Ridge Road heading westbound.

  • Gravel re-sheeting in accordance with re-sheeting program to improve formation, vegetation and drainage as well as ensure adequate gravel for ongoing maintenance grading.

  • Runnyford Road, Runnyford - Runnyford Bridge - 900 metres north-west of the intersection with Mays Road.

  • Removal of existing bridge and replace with new timber structure.

  • Sea Acres Drive, Longbeach - From the intersection of Cullendulla Drive heading northbound.

  • Reseal in accordance with established program. To improve safety and longevity of underlying pavement.

  • Tomakin Road, Tomakin - from the Princes Highway intersection heading eastbound.

  • Reseal in accordance with established program. To improve safety and longevity of underlying pavement.

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