FARMERS that neighbour the Murra Warra Wind Farm are fed up with the condition of roads around the site.
Kewell farmer Bruce Crafter's property neighbours part of the wind farm. He has continuously complained to the wind farm operators about the destruction of roads around the site.
"It's been terrible and the roads are just awful now. It's not only the Minyip-Dimboola Road, but the Blue Ribbon Road is an absolute disgrace," Mr Crafter said.
"We shouldn't have to keep asking them to fix them, but they just don't fix them themselves. They wait until we complain enough and then do doing about it. It's just been annoying and nobody seems to care."
Speaking to Mail-Times last year, Horsham Rural City Council's technical services director John Martin said Murra Warra Wind Farm developers Renewable Energy Systems was obligated under its planning permit to return roads to the Horsham Rural City and Yarriambiack Shire councils to a usable standard.
Mr Martin said RES had agreed to upgrade and maintain sections of the roads during construction and ongoing operation of the wind farm. He also said the council would receive a financial deposit that wold provide a safeguard.
Senvion comments on situation
MURRA Warra Wind Farm's turbine supplier and installer Senvion filed for self-administration proceedings last week.
The Wimmera Mail-Times contacted Senvion for comment regarding it administration on Thursday last week. On Tuesday afternoon a spokeswoman sent through a brief statement.
"Senvion Australia has been working closely with the Project Team to support the safe delivery of the Murra Warra Wind Farm," the spokeswoman said.
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