|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||Late 2020 - Early 2023
|Estimated Project Cost:||$700,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$560,000,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Shire of Capel,Shire of Dardanup,Shire of Harvey
|Corridor:||Perth - Bunbury
This project will concurrently construct Stage 2 (southern section) and Stage 3 (northern section) of the Bunbury Outer Ring Road to minimise traffic impacts on adjacent sections of the road network. Stage 1 of the Bunbury Outer Ring Road connects South Western Highway south of Bunbury to the Boyanup Picton Road and providing a 3km extension of the Bunbury Port Access Road (Willinge Drive).
Improve Freight Efficiency, Connectivity and Travel Time:
- facilitate the development of the Bunbury Port and south-west industry
- improve access to the existing and developing industrial areas including Waterloo Industrial Area to the south-east of Bunbury
- reduce congestion on the existing network, and improve travel times and freight efficiency
- reduce costs for heavy vehicle operators, companies and commuters as a result of reduced travel time
Improve Safety Outcomes and Local Amenities:
- improve road safety
- reduce air and noise pollution in the developed urban areas along the existing route
The Australian Government has committed $560 million towards the $700 million project.
The project is in planning.
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Project details last updated: 12/03/2019