Roads and Maritime Services and Major Road Projects Victoria are building a second Murray River crossing to connect Echuca and Moama. The $323.7 million project is being funded by the Australian, Victorian and NSW governments.
OCT 2019Award of tender
Excell Gray Bruni has been selected to construct the Moama intersections upgrade, as part of the NSW stage of work on the new Echuca-Moama Bridge project.More information
Preliminary work is expected to start towards the end of 2019, with major construction expected from early 2020.
1. Murray Valley Highway and Warren Street roundabout (Victoria, completed in mid-2018), 2. Warren Street upgrades (Victoria), 3. New road and bridge
The new Echuca-Moama Bridge project will be built in four stages:
- Murray Valley Highway and Warren Street roundabout (Victoria, completed in mid-2018)
- Warren Street upgrades (Victoria)
- New road and bridges over the Campaspe and Murray Rivers (linking NSW and Victoria)
- Upgrades to the Cobb Highway, Meninya Street and Perricoota Road intersections (NSW).
The bridge and Victorian intersection works are being project managed by Major Road Projects Victoria with support from Roads and Maritime.
The Moama intersection upgrade is being project managed by Roads and Maritime.
Artists impression of the proposed intersection
Major Road Projects Victoria has built a new roundabout at the Murray Valley Highway and Warren Street intersection. Work on stage one of the project started in October 2017 and was completed in mid-2018.
Major Road Projects Victoria is currently building the upgrade of Warren Street. Work on this stage started in October 2018 and is on track to be completed and fully reopened to traffic by the end of 2019.
Major Road Projects Victoria has announced McConnell Dowell Constructors (Australia) Pty Ltd as the successful contractor for stage 3 of the project, including new road and bridges over the Campaspe and Murray rivers.
For more information about this project visit the Major Road Projects Victoria website.
Minor work and utility relocations are expected to start towards the end of 2019. Major road work will start in early 2020.
Once complete, the new intersections will serve as a key link to the new bridge.
Work on the Moama intersections upgrade is expected to be completed in August 2021.
For more information, contact project manager, Rick Koschel, on:
Phone: (02) 6923 6518