Bad weather continues to cop the blame.November 14, 2012 4:06am
The long wet winter has been blamed for a delay in the finishing of the Nagambie Bypass.
VicRoads confirmed last week the 17
Project director Andrew Williams said unpredictable weather had significantly delayed the progress of the project.
Since the project began in December 2009, more than 200 working days had been lost.
Contractor Abigroup had begun back on site after the winter break and found the need to undertake additional works on the pavement that were not anticipated before winter.
‘‘What this means is that sections of the top layer of pavement need more work before the final bitumen seal can be laid to enable the road to open to traffic,’’ Mr Williams said.
‘‘At the end of the day we do not want to compromise on quality in the interest of meeting the previous late 2012 opening date.’’
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The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
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At 77 years of age, popular local golfer Paul ‘Tango’ has claimed his second hole-in-one.
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