FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES $80 MILLION TO CEMENT M1 EXTENSION

It’s one of the final traffic snarls from Sydney to the North Coast – and today the federal government locked in more money for a long-awaited Hexham Bypass.

The cash injection means the M1 extension finally has its green light – though it could be years before work begins.

Correction: Work is set to begin on the M1 extension by mid 2023 rather than 2028.

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