Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Stephenson Avenue Extension

Funding Program:Urban Congestion Fund
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2020 - Late 2023
Estimated Project Cost:$165,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$82,500,000
Local Council/Shire:City of Stirling

Project Description

The project involves:

  • Extension of Stephenson Avenue from Scarborough Beach Road to Cedric Street
  • Connections to Oswald and Howe Streets
  • New interchange with the Mitchell Freeway and approaches
  • Extension of Sarich Court to Sunray Drive (including underpass).



Improve Accessibility, Connectivity and Travel Time:

  • ease congestion by diverting traffic down Stephenson Avenue, thereby reducing travel times
  • improve accessibility and productivity in the Stirling City Centre
  • improve connectivity between people with jobs, services and goods with markets

Improve Local Amenities:

  • facilitate economic and social development for the local community
  • encourage investment in the Stirling City Centre, creating jobs and economic growth
  • improve amenities for the local community, including improved liveability and transport connections


The Australian Government has committed $82.5 million towards the project.



Construction commenced on phase 1 in August 2020 and the project is expected to be completed late 2023.

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Project details last updated: 6/04/2021