Department of State GrowthRoads for our Future

Midland Highway 10 Year Action Plan

Melton Mowbray to Lovely Banks Road

Melton Mowbray to Lovely Banks Road

The works

This project will improve safety between Melton Mowbray, north of the Highland Lakes Road junction, and Lovely Banks Road by widening the road, maintaining overtaking opportunities, extending sealed shoulders, and installing flexible safety barriers to eliminate head-on collisions.

Current situation

Construction started in February 2020 and is expected to be finished in mid-2021.


The designs for this project were updated following a community consultation process in 2019.

The final designs are available below.

Design page 1

Design page 2

Current status

Under construction

Start of works


Completion of works


More information

If you would like further information, please contact the Department of State Growth at