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Thomas Road and Nicholson Road

Funding Program:Urban Congestion Fund
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2022 - Late 2023
Estimated Project Cost:$28,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$14,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale

Project Description

The project will upgrade the current Thomas Road and Nicholson Road intersection to improve traffic flow, reduce congestion and minimise the risk of accidents occurring.

The intersection between Thomas Road and Nicholson Road in Oakford experiences increased congestion and a high number of accidents. The intersection is recognised as one of the most dangerous intersections in Perth, with population growth further increasing the risk of serious traffic incidents. The project will upgrade the intersection to improve traffic flow for the growing community, reduce congestion and minimise the risk of accidents occurring.



  • Improved efficiency and network reliability
  • Improved road safety for all road users



Australian Government funding: $14.0 million

This includes $4.0 million of additional funding provided in the 2021-22 Budget

Western Australian Government contribution: $14.0 million

Total: $28.0 million


This project is expected to start construction in late 2022 and be finished construction by late 2023.


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Project details last updated: 22/03/2022