The NSW Government is funding essential maintenance work on the historic bridge which includes routine maintenance of the timber trusses and the existing bailey support system in preparation for future improvement work.
Michael Johnsen MP, Member for Upper Hunter today announced that the Upper Hunter Shire Council will receive a $25,000 grant from the Local Government NSW Flying-foxes Grants Program to implement emergency flying-fox camp management measures at Murrurundi Public School.
Michael Johnsen MP, Member for Upper Hunter today advised motorists that Roads and Maritime Services work to improve and upgrade the New England Highway between Aberdeen and Wingen will restart next week.
With the final stage of work completed, our community will benefit from a safer bridge long into the future.
I strongly welcome the Federal Roads to Recovery funding announcements that will benefit the Liverpool Plains, Upper Hunter Shire, Muswellbrook Shire, Singleton Shire and Mid Coast Councils, and our local communities.
Our Upper Hunter electorate SES volunteers play a vital role in helping our communities prepare for and recover from severe weather and its important they’re recognised for their outstanding work, which is why I am proudly wearing my SES tie today in Parliament.
The Nationals in Government are getting on with the job of providing improvements and upgrades across our freight transport networks.
The Nationals in Government are proud to fund this $6 million local project in the Upper Hunter Electorate through the Restart NSW Resources for Regions program, which has provided $233 million to stimulate the growth of regional communities throughout NSW that are related to mining activities.
Consumers can avoid costly energy by consuming as much from solar as possible, and the feed-in tariff rewards the excess power that goes back into the grid.
The NSW Government’s contributions complement funding from the Australian Government and both Councils, which funds upgrading Main Road 358 between Merriwa and Willow Tree.