Corangamite road resealing scaled-back as price of bitumen soars 32 per cent prompting rate cap concern

Katrina Lovell
Updated September 28 2022 - 6:49pm, first published 11:30am
Corangamite Shire councillor Jo Beard says the shire had little choice but to scale-back roadworks with the price of bitumen soaring.

Roadworks will be scaled-back because of soaring bitumen costs prompting councillors to flag concerns about financial pressures of rate capping on rural shires.

Katrina Lovell

Katrina Lovell

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Katrina Lovell is a senior journalist at The Standard who covers council news and human interest stories.