Minister here to announce $10 million highway upgrade: Calder cash splash

Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester (inset) will be in Mildura today to announce vital funding for key Calder Highway and blackspot intersection works.

Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester (inset) will be in Mildura today to announce vital funding for key Calder Highway and blackspot intersection works.

FEDERAL Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester will visit Mildura today to announce $10 million for new overtaking lanes and upgraded and new rest areas.

The funding will help build two new overtaking lanes, one southbound and one northbound, between Red Cliffs and Ouyen as well as further safety improvements to the highway.

Mr Chester said the funding was an investment in the people and industries of the region. 

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