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Regional State Road Safety Improvement Program

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2020 - Late 2021
Estimated Project Cost:$120,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$96,000,000
State:WA
Corridor:Perth - Adelaide, Perth - Darwin

Project Description

The project will undertake 34 low cost widening and safety projects across the Great Southern Region, South West Region, Mid West-Gascoyne Region, Goldfields-Esperance Region, Wheatbelt Region, Pilbara Region, Kimberley Region and Metropolitan Region. Works include widening of sealed shoulders to current formation and installation of audible edge lines.

Benefits

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

Funding

The Australian Government has committed $96.0 million towards the $120.0 million project.

Timetable

Construction started in mid 2020 and is expected to be completed by late 2021.

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Project details last updated: 1/07/2021