|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Estimated Project Cost:||$290,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$145,000,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Town of Bassendean,City of Bayswater,City of Belmont
Tonkin Highway is part of Perth’s Principal Road Freight Network that serves key activity centres such as Perth Airport and the Kewdale Freight Terminal. The project will upgrade a section of the Tonkin Highway from Collier Road to the Great Eastern Highway. The upgrade is expected to resolve a ‘gap’ in service levels and infrastructure between two Australian Government funded projects - Gateway WA and NorthLink WA.
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 costs for heavy vehicle operators, companies and commuters as a result of reduced travel time
- provide connectivity between the Gateway WA and NorthLink WA projects
Improve Local Amenities:
The Australian Government has committed $145 million towards the $290 million project.
The project is in planning.
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Project details last updated: 24/09/2018