TWO road reconstruction projects - one in the Tatyoon area and one in Ararat - are nearing completion.
Mt William Road, west of Travellers Rest Road in the Yalla Y Poora region, has had a full width reconstruction on a 600 metre section, plus pavement repair work for another one kilometre on the south-bound lane.
Council chief executive Dr Tim Harrison said the reconstruction was necessary because of the road's poor condition due to the road surface breaking up in many areas.
"The major section of work has been finished and primer seal will be put on the finished section of the road shortly.
"There will be some ongoing work as the team does the pavement repair work on the south-bound lane, so residents will notice ongoing traffic management along the road."
The repairs have been ongoing for approximately 12 months.
Dr Harrison said the total cost of the Mt William Road project was $425,000, and received funding from the federal government's Roads to Recovery fund.
Dr Harrison also said Elizabeth Street in Ararat is being reconstructed between Vincent and Palmer streets.
He said the project includes new kerb and channel, drainage works and the construction of a small section of footpath.
The $250,000 project was fully funded by the council and is due to be finished by the start of April, with the work being done by local company Ferguson Excavations.
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