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.’’
A former priest and teacher at St Colman's in Shepparton has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a 13-year-old student in 1970.
Beautiful weather greeted Tungamah residents for the 18th running of the Tungamah Lions Ten Thousand on Sunday.
When Keith and Marion Grumley and their growing family moved to Tatura on January 18, 1968, little did they know that it would be the start of a long and lasting connection to the town.
Echuca Lion Ken Walter has been presented with the International President’s Medal.
Rochester Tigers take on Rochester United today in the Goulburn Murray Cricket Twenty20 match.
Sorting future of Campaspe pools
Two primary school students have been among just 25 in Victoria to be awarded the Prime Ministers NAIDOC Medal.
Local athletes will go head-to-head with some of the best competitors from around the world in swimming and athletics in December.
Pre-schools in Heathcote and Colbinabbin will benefit from grants announced last week.
Moira Shire Council says 36 cents of every dollar spent on staff costs is 'not an unusual number'.
Works on Edward River Beach to Beach Walk to be completed.
Further redundancies at Victoria’s largest rural water corporation, Goulburn-Murray Water, are possible, with more efficiency reviews being carried out.
Rotary's inaugural Community Policing Award goes to Detective Leading Senior Constable Jenny Parker for her work above and beyond her duties working with victims of sexual abuse.
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