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Pinjarra Heavy Haulage Deviation (Stage 1)

Funding Program:Roads of Strategic Importance
Status:Not started
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:TBC - TBC
Estimated Project Cost:$27,500,000
Australian Government Contribution:$22,000,000
State:WA

Project Description

The South Western Highway is a major freight corridor in south-west WA, which currently runs directly through the town of Pinjarra. The flow of heavy vehicles through Pinjarra is leading to increased road safety issues. With the population of the Peel region being the fastest growing regional area in WA, these issues are expected to worsen.

The project involves road upgrades and realignment to allow alternative routes for heavy vehicles to bypass the town centre of Pinjarra.

Benefits

The project will:

  • improve road safety and reduce congestion for all road users
  • improve freight efficiency, connectivity and travel time

Funding

The Australian Government has committed $22 million towards the project.

Timetable

The project is in planning.

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Project details last updated: 2/04/2019