Canberra tightens conditions on MR358 funding

December 19, 2023 8:31 am in by
Federal Infrastructure Minister Catherine King during an inspection of MR358 in 2022. Image: Lyndal Curtis.

The Federal Government said it will do all it can to ensure the rebuild of the Merriwa to Willow Tree road is not a failure again.

MR358 has been closed for the past three years since previous repairs by Upper Hunter Shire Council gave way creating a massive road collapse.

This time around the $50-million-dollar project will be managed by Transport for New South Wales.

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Federal Infrastructure Minister Catherine King said extra measures have been put in place including milestone part payments