The feasibility study will investigate possible alternative truck routes within and around the existing arterial road network of Horsham.
The study will see Horsham Rural City Council (HRCC) and the Department of Transport (DoT) collaborate with relevant State Government agencies and other stakeholders, including the local Registered Aboriginal Party, to determine a the most appropriate route for redirecting heavy vehicles from Horsham’s CBD of through truck traffic from the Western, Wimmera and Henty Highways.
The feasibility study will need to consider a two-step approach; a high-level review of multiple routes and then a detailed review of these routes to assess their suitability. The first step in this planning project is to undertake an Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Impact Assessment.
The study is expected to commence in April 2022 when the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Impact Assessment gets underway.
Following completion of this desktop assessment, the feasibility study will start.