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Road relief for Macedon motorists

Macedon Ranges motorists can look forward to safer and smoother roads. Road surface improvements will be undertaken on key stretches of the Calder Freeway near...

Concern over Woodend freeway service centre

A new freeway service centre has been proposed for Woodend. Macedon Ranges council received a planning permit application to build a freeway service centre and...

Calder safety campaign ramps up

The Calder Action Group is renewing calls for Calder Freeway upgrades, including building an overpass at one of the freeway’s notorious intersections. Group members have...

Pair arrested after fleeing hit and run in Malmsbury

Two people have been arrested following a hit and run in Malmsbury on Sunday morning. Police say a man and a woman fled on foot...

Calder Freeway reopens after collision

The Calder Freeway has been re-opened Melbourne bound after a car collided into a side barrier near Macedon. All lanes are now open southbound past...

Top signs for Calder call

A petition calling for upgrades to the Calder Highway has received more than 1450 signatures in its first week. The campaign, run by activist group...

Green light for Calder works

Local campaigners have welcomed a $50 million boost from the federal government to ease traffic on the Calder Freeway. Upgrades, including adding extra lanes will...

Bulla Road shutdown pushes calls for duplication

A car crash that shut down Bulla Road during peak hour last week, forcing traffic to the congested Calder Freeway, proves why the single-lane...

Macedon Ranges police urge restraint this festive season

Macedon Ranges highway patrol is urging drivers to take care on the roads during the upcoming festive season. Slow down, don’t be distracted by phones,...

More calls for Calder traffic fix

Calls for safety upgrades near Calder Park Drive continue. Western Metropolitan MP Bernie Finn raised the need for a Calder Park Drive overpass with Roads...

Drivers urged to beware of black ice

Local emergency services and VicRoads are urging drivers to beware of black ice. July and August are typically when black ice is most prevalent on...

Driver caught allegedly doing more than 200km/h

An 18-year old man has been charged after allegedly driving at more than 200km/h on the Calder Freeway yesterday. A police helicopter tracked the BMW...

Dog puts bite on forest fugitives in Macedon

Two men were seized by a police dog in a Macedon pine forest after driving into oncoming traffic on the Calder Freeway. Following a police...

Heat on to fix weathered Macedon Ranges roads

Roads across the Macedon Ranges are in a “poor and dangerous condition”, and must be put on a state government funding priority list, a...

Council signs off on safety call for Calder Freeway

Drivers who choose not to follow advisory speed signs in Macedon Ranges are taking risks too great for council and the community to ignore. Councillors...

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