An example of what the proposed VicRoads plans will look like on Tatura-Rushworth road. This is not to scale in terms of the exact road widening measurements or proposed clearance for road shoulders, however, it will give you a very clear example of how damaging the works will be to our roadside vegetation.
Marking trees which will be cleared by VicRoads with white bandages. This is a quick, inexpensive and easy way to show the fated trees. VicRoads only marks them with a small dot at the base of the tree. Rushworth. Image: RAGE.
Hundreds of large old trees are being cleared to duplicate the Western Highway. Image: Western Highway Alternative Mindsets
Habitat tree on the Rushworth Road, which will be removed as part of road widening.