A vital link
from the eastern suburbs into central Geelong will be upgraded through a major
begin next week on a heavily-used 400-metre-long section of Ormond Road in East
The $1 million
project will deliver a full road reconstruction of the inbound section of the
road, between McKillop and Garden streets.
undertake underground drainage works and re-engineer low lying areas to
eliminate water pooling along the busy stretch of road.
The upgrade is
being funded by the Australian Government through the Roads to Recovery
establishment and drainage works will begin on Monday 10 February and are
expected to take two weeks.
reconstruction will follow, closing the inbound stretch of road to traffic for an
estimated eight weeks.
businesses who will be directly impacted by the works have been notified of the
construction dates and times.
travelling outbound towards eastern Geelong and the Bellarine Peninsula will
not be affected.
complements a road reconstruction that occurred on the outbound side of Ormond
Road in 2018.