Merriwa to Willow Tree road rebuild to go ahead

September 14, 2023 7:37 am in by
Federal Infrastructure Minister Catherine King at an MR358 site visit in November 2022. Image: Darren Cutrupi

Work will start on rebuilding the Merriwa to Willow Tree Road within a month.

That’s what we’re being told this morning after the Federal Government completed its due diligence before handing over the 36 million dollars it promised 12 months ago for MR358.

Upper Hunter Shire Council GM Greg McDonald said the wait to receive the funding from Canberra has not cost ratepayers anything extra.

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The rebuild is expected to take 18 months.