|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Estimated Project Cost:||$505,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$252,500,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale
The Tonkin Highway is a 45km north-south highway connecting Reid Highway to Thomas Road, Oakford. It connects the south-east corridor with the north-west and north-east corridors of the Perth metropolitan area. The project will extend the Tonkin Highway from Thomas Road to the South Western Highway including at grade separations at Thomas, Orton, and Mundijong Roads and South Western Highway and a grade separated interchange at Bishop Road.
Improve Efficiency, Connectivity and Travel Time:
- reduce costs for heavy vehicle operators, companies and commuters as a result of reduced travel time
- improve freight productivity and alleviate traffic pressure on the existing road network
- improve road connectivity between current and future residential, business and employment precincts
Improve Local Amenities:
The Australian Government has committed $252.5 million towards the $505 million project.
The project is in planning.
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Project details last updated: 24/09/2018