VICROADS is expected to reveal new plans to ease traffic congestion in Bacchus Marsh in the next few months, but it may take three years for the plan to take effect.
Preliminary work is expected to take 12 months and construction another 18 months after routes are decided by the state government.
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Earlier this year, the government rejected a VicRoads plan that controversially proposed extending Woolpack Road and removing trees along the Avenue of Honour.
A VicRoads spokesman said new plans under consideration were displayed at three community consultation sessions at Lerderderg library in May.
The sessions were followed by a survey gauging community reaction to designs for new access into Bacchus Marsh from the Western Freeway.
VicRoads would not release the results to the Weekly.
"VicRoads is now considering community feedback and completing a comprehensive assessment of options against criteria including long-term planning needs for the future development of Bacchus Marsh, transport efficiency, road safety and environmental considerations," the spokesman said.
Two local groups, Push Back for Woolpack and the Avenue Preservation Group, have conducted surveys on their own proposals to ease traffic congestion.
Both groups have disputed the validity of each other's results.