|Funding Program:||Roads of Strategic Importance
|Expected Start/Finish:||Late 2021 - Late 2022
|Estimated Project Cost:||$27,500,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$22,000,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Shire of Murray
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.
The project will:
- improve road safety and reduce congestion for all road users
- improve freight efficiency, connectivity and travel time
The Australian Government has committed $22 million towards the project.
The project is in planning.
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Project details last updated: 11/10/2019