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Port Augusta to Perth - South Australia

Funding Program:Roads of Strategic Importance
Status:Not started
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:TBC - TBC
Estimated Project Cost:$125,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$100,000,000
State:SA

Project Description

The Port Augusta (South Australia) to Perth (Western Australia) corridor is approximately 2,388km long and comprises the Eyre Highway, Great Eastern Highway and Coolgardie-Esperance Highway. The project will widen, strengthen and realign various sections along the corridor.

Benefits

Targeted upgrades will increase access for higher efficiency heavy vehicles, leading to an overall increase in the efficiency of the corridor in line with the ROSI objectives. Key industries that will benefit from an upgrade to this corridor include, grain, fuel and livestock.

Funding

The Australian Government will provide up to $100 million towards the corridor upgrades in South Australia.

Timetable

 A construction timetable will be determined in consultation with the South Australian Government.

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Project details last updated: 2/04/2019