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.’’
Two men charged over the armed robbery of a Shepparton service station have been remanded in custody until next week.
The 2014 Yarrawonga Mulwala Multisport Festival has been hailed a huge success by organisers and participants alike.
The fifth annual King Billy Retreat Open Garden Party will be held at Rushworth on Saturday and Sunday, October 25-26, from 10 am to 4 pm.
Echuca College students Calum Pearson, Luke Judd, Kiriana Epararma, Harriet Nilon, Kyle Melhuish and Stephanie Chong are heading to China.
A former Rochester resident is helping women with their confidence and their horses.
Accusations of bullying, disrespect and dangerous conduct.
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Momentum builds for the greatest show in Cobram, with young and old expected to lap up family attractions in sunny conditions.
Water users have welcomed the governments' announcement of a $350 million package for new irrigation efficiency programs in NSW, but say water availability is in need of improvement.
Farmers and anyone interested in big boys’ toys will be fascinated to check out an unmanned helicopter in action at an Ardmona orchard.
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