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Abernethy Road, Kewdale

Funding Program:Urban Congestion Initiative
Status:Not started
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:TBC - TBC
Estimated Project Cost:$26,500,000
Australian Government Contribution:$13,250,000
State:WA

Project Description

Abernethy Road, between Avonside Crescent and Adelaide Street in High Wycombe, is experiencing growth in congestion, particularly during peak periods. The northern section of the road serves as an important freight route from the Great Eastern Highway Bypass to the industrial areas adjacent to the Perth Airport Estate.

The road is currently constrained by various single lane sections creating congestion issues resulting in travel time delays for passenger and freight vehicles. The upgrade of this 3 kilometre stretch of Abernethy Road to dual carriageway will assist in meeting future population growth and the growth of heavy vehicles servicing the industrial areas.

Benefits

The project will:

  • improve accessibility, connectivity and travel times
  • improve freight productivity and road safety

Funding

The Australian Government has committed $13.25 million towards the project.

Timetable

The project is in planning.

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Project details last updated: 28/06/2019