• Funding program Investment Road and Rail Program
  • Status Under construction
  • Transport mode Road
  • Expected start/finish Early 2021 - Mid 2025
  • Estimated project cost $94,000,000
  • Australian Government contribution $75,200,000
  • Local Council/Shire District Council of Ceduna,District Council of Kimba,District Council of Streaky Bay,Shire of Coolgardie,Shire of Dundas,Shire of Merredin,Shire of Mundaring,Shire of Northam,Shire of Yilgarn,Wudinna District Council
  • State SA
  • Corridor Perth - Adelaide

Project description

This project involves upgrades that will widen, strengthen, and realign various sections of the Eyre Highway, from Port Augusta out of Iron Head towards the Western Australian border. Package A includes approx. 400km of pavement works and approx. 46km of shoulder sealing. Package B includes intersection upgrades, two new overtaking lanes, three new rest areas, and additional safety works.


This project will improve safety for all road users and increase network efficiency and connectivity.


The Australian Government is funding on an 80:20 ratio in conjunction with the SA Government.


Construction commenced in early 2021 and is expected to be completed by mid-2025.

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