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Leach Highway (High Street) Upgrade - Carrington Street to Stirling Highway

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2019 - TBC
Estimated Project Cost:$118,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$73,620,000
Local Council/Shire:City of Fremantle
State:WA
Corridor:Perth Urban

Project Description

The project will upgrade the Leach Highway (High Street) from Carrington Street to the Stirling Highway from a four-lane undivided road to a four-lane carriageway on an improved alignment.  The upgrade will include the reconfiguration of the intersection with the Stirling Highway.

Benefits

The improved design will reduce crash risk at the intersection of Leach Highway (High Street) and Stirling Highway, and will provide more reliable access to Fremantle Inner Harbour.

Funding

The Australian Government has committed $73.62 million to the project.  The Western Australian Government will contribute $44.38 million.

Timetable

The project is in the planning phase, with construction expected to commence in early 2019.

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Project details last updated: 21/02/2018