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Shepparton bypass benefit remains same

The rationale for building the Shepparton bypass remains unchanged almost 20 years after it was first mooted, a leading project advocate says.

JARROD WHITTAKER June 6, 2014 5:02am

Beneficial: Kreskas Bros Transport governance, risk and compliance manager Peter Hill is an advocate for building the proposed Shepparton bypass to eliminate heavy traffic in the city’s centre.

Shepparton Bypass Action Group chairman Peter Johnson said the project was still driven by ‘‘a combination of good economic, good safety, good traffic management and good planning reasons’’.

Today, the focus of Greater Shepparton City Council’s Make Shepparton Greater campaign shifts towards securing funding for the bypass.

The bypass is one of five priority projects the council is seeking funding for as part of the campaign.

Read more in today’s News.

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