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‘New’ road already falling apart

VicRoads says heavy rain combined with the need for final surfacing is the reason why ‘new’ sections of the Bass Highway/Phillip Island Tourist Road is disintegrating only weeks after being opened to traffic. PHILLIP Island’s new ‘link road’ is already crumbling, with VicRoads undertaking

Truckies light up for road safety

South Gippsland’s largest trucking companies have joined together to tackle truck and car accidents; part of the campaign is John Ernst from South Gippsland Shire Council, Stuart Nation from Murray Goulburn, Mark McKenzie-McKarg from Holcim, Peter Harbridge from VicRoads Transport Safety Services, Richard Charlton

Highway neglect well past breaking point

The condition of the busy South Gippsland Highway is getting worse, not better, with dozens of huge potholes, especially between Leongatha and Korumburra, left unrepaired for weeks, if not months. Something is fundamentally wrong when a road that was always well-maintained in the past,

Roads must be closed

Sunday morning saw the second race of the local Bass Coast Barracudas triathlon series held at Cape Paterson. This is the biggest race of the series – with a capacity field of 150 competitors and both the short and long course options available. As

Enough of the sick jokes

It appears that Bass Coast residents in general and Phillip Island residents in particular are the subjects of a sick VicRoads joke. I believe I warned of this very issue back in October 2012. As the new highway and link road opened effectively unrestricted