Maffra-Sale Road – Sale to Maffra

We're improving safety along Maffra-Sale Road, as part of Towards Zero. The Victorian Government in investing $1.4 billion to implement Towards Zero, a plan to achieve fewer than 200 deaths by 2020 and reduce serious injuries by 15% on Victoria's roads.

Update - July 2018

The installation of flexible safety barriers was completed in late 2017. We completed the final stage of the project in April 2018.

Background

Maffra-Sale Road has been identified as one of Victoria’s highest-risk rural roads. In the past 10 years, there were 26 casualty crashes on this road involving 54 people. As a result, one person was killed and 21 people were left with permanent, life-long injuries.

Details

We have improved safety along Maffra-Sale Road by:

  • widening the centreline to create a safe distance between traffic traveling in opposite directions
  • sealing road shoulders to allow room for the installation of flexible safety barriers
  • installing flexible safety barriers on the left-hand side of the road to reduce the risk and severity of run-off-road crashes
  • ensuring that there are enough pull-over areas and access breaks between the flexible safety barriers
  • adding rumble strips to left-hand side and centre line markings to alert drivers if they are moving out of their lane.

Get in touch

For more information about this project, please get in touch.

Email:  [email protected]
Mail:    SSRIP - Team Murray, VicRoads, 1 McNab Ave, Footscray, VIC 3011

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