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Victoria: Western Freeway Extension
« on: July 17, 2016, 11:12:40 PM »

As Victoria continues to extend the Western Freeway westward is it going all the way to South Australia? And if so is South Australia planning to extended it? It would be nice to get more freeway connections in Australia.
« Last Edit: July 23, 2016, 04:08:25 AM by Chris »
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Re: Western Freeway Extension
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2016, 12:07:01 AM »

The closest you may ever get to connecting two cities will be Melbourne and Sydney via M31.

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Re: Western Freeway Extension
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2016, 09:13:30 AM »

They recently opened a dual carriageway from Ballarat to Beaufort. However, this is not a freeway, it has numerous at grade intersections.

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Re: Western Freeway Extension
« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2016, 04:47:03 PM »

They recently opened a dual carriageway from Ballarat to Beaufort. However, this is not a freeway, it has numerous at grade intersections.
I am sure it's still a major improvement from what was there before.
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Re: Western Freeway Extension
« Reply #4 on: July 23, 2016, 02:44:08 AM »

I think it is under construction to Ararat and there are plans for it to go to Stawell.

I'd guess that it might go to the SA border eventually but it might be a very long time.
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Re: Western Freeway Extension
« Reply #5 on: July 23, 2016, 08:51:37 PM »

The closest you may ever get to connecting two cities will be Melbourne and Sydney via M31.
Sydney to Brisbane is expected to happen by 2020. I could see Melbourne to Adelaide eventually happen aside from that I agree I wouldn't expect to see any other long distance freeway connections in Australia.
« Last Edit: October 13, 2016, 03:26:33 PM by dvferyance »
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