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Budget funds fix for New England highway in roads giant cash splash

Andrew Messenger
By Andrew Messenger
Updated March 27 2022 - 9:55pm, first published 7:00pm
CASH SPLASH: Deputy Prime Minister and local MP Barnaby Joyce said the millions of dollars in new tarmac would make the region stronger, creating jobs and better roads for tourists, locals and freight. Photo: file

Planning is set to begin on duplication of the New England Highway at a notorious pinch point between Muswellbrook to Singleton, after the project won funding in Tuesday's federal budget.

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Andrew Messenger

Andrew Messenger

Northern Daily Leader journalist

Politics, environment and energy journalist at the Northern Daily Leader. I also write about health, bushfires and occasionally music. I'm a Brisbane boy by way of Charleville and Hobart who now lives in in beautiful New England. Get me at andrew.messenger@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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