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Kwinana Freeway - Roe Highway To Narrows Bridge - Implement Smart Freeways

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2019 - Early 2020
Estimated Project Cost:$47,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$37,600,000
Local Council/Shire:City of Cockburn,City of Melville,City of South Perth

Project Description

The project will:

  • convert the emergency stopping lane on the Kwinana Freeway (from the Roe Highway to the Narrows Bridge) into a running lane;
  • co-ordinate ramp signalling;
  • install a Lane Use Management System;
  • provide full CCTV coverage; and
  • upgrade and expand driver information systems through enhanced electronic signage.


The project is expected to reduce congestion; manage incidents; and provide situational awareness updates to the Traffic Operations Centre.


The Australian Government has committed $37.6 million towards the $47.0 million project.


The project is in planning, with work anticipated to commence on site in early 2019.

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Project details last updated: 25/09/2018