Local governments are being urged to apply for funding under the Federal Government’s new and upgraded Heavy Vehicle Rest Areas (HVRA) initiative.
Through the HVRA, the Government has committed $140 million over 10 years for the construction of new and upgraded heavy vehicle rest areas across the nation.
The Government recently incorporated a dedicated criteria for heavy vehicle rest area funding into updated guidelines for the existing Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program and Bridges Renewal Program.
The updated programs and resources can be accessed using the following links:
- Bridges Renewal Program, Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program, Heavy Vehicle Rest Areas initiative and Remote Roads Upgrade Pilot Program
- Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program
- Bridges Renewal Program.