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Mitchell Freeway widening (Hodges Drive to Hepburn Ave)

Funding Program:Urban Congestion Fund
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2020 - Late 2021
Estimated Project Cost:$76,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$38,000,000
Local Council/Shire:City of Joondalup
State:WA

Project Description

Mitchell Freeway is the main arterial road that connects the northern suburban areas with Perth’s CBD. In the morning commute, there are bottlenecks at Erindale Road, Whitfords Avenue and Ocean Reef Road causing delays.

Widening the freeway from Hodges Drive to Hepburn Avenue is part of an overall strategy to improve performance of the Mitchell Freeway.

The project will provide an extra southbound lane on the Mitchell Freeway between Hodges Drive and Hepburn Avenue.

Benefits

The project will:

  • Improve accessibility, connectivity and travel times
  • Improve freight productivity and alleviate traffic pressure on the existing road network
  • Reduce congestion and improved road safety and freight efficiency

Funding

The Australian Government has committed $38 million towards the project.

Timetable

The project is in planning.

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Project details last updated: 11/12/2019