|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Estimated Project Cost:||$366,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$183,000,000
|Local Council/Shire:||City of Gosnells,Shire of Kalamunda
The Tonkin highway, south of Roe Highway, is a primary distributor with two lanes in each direction divided road with at grade intersections. The Tonkin Highway carries a significant amount of freight, which is expected to increase in the future. The project will construct grade separations at Kelvin, Welshpool and Hale Roads, which are the highest priority intersections that require upgrading on the route.
Improve Freight Efficiency, Connectivity and Travel Time:
- improve freight efficiency and increase freight network capacity resulting in increased supply chain efficiency
- improve connectivity between major freight infrastructure including ports, airports and commercial and industrial areas
- reduce costsfor heavy vehicle operators, companies and commuters as a result of reduced travel time
- improve road connectivity between current and future residential, business and employment precincts
Improve Local Amenities:
- shift heavy vehicle traffic away from the suburb of Byford
- improve road safety and reduce congestion for all road users
The Australian Government has committed $183 million towards the $366 million project.
The project is in planning.
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Project details last updated: 8/05/2018