Reid Highway Widening - Altone Road to West Swan Road


The Reid Highway widening from Altone Road to West Swan Road project is funded by the Commonwealth and State Governments as part of a $2.3 billion investment in road and rail infrastructure, announced by Premier Mark McGowan on 7 May 2017.

Reid Highway is a strategic east-west route for industry and commuters travelling across Perth’s northern suburbs. This section is the last section of Reid Highway, between Wanneroo Road and Great Northern Highway that is not a dual carriageway.


Key benefits

  • Remove bottleneck and reduce the need for lane merging
  • Improve traffic flow and ease congestion
  • Improve safety 
  • More efficient, reliable movement of freight 
  • Complement NorthLink WA, by providing an effective connection to Roe Highway 
  • Improve cyclist access to the Swan Valley


Scope of works

  • Construct a four kilometre, two lane second carriageway between Altone Road and West Swan Road
  • Install beams and deck for a second carriageway across Bennett Brook
  • Improve pedestrian and cycling facilities 
  • Signage, fencing, drainage, landscaping and street lighting


Status, timing and procurement

The project is in the development phase. Further project development activity will include:

  • Consultation with stakeholders
  • Obtaining the required project approvals and clearances
  • Developing a final concept design
  • Preparation and issuing of tender documentation

Following completion of project development, it is likely this project will be delivered as a construct only contract. we will call for proposals in the usual way, with industry participants offered full and fair opportunity to tender for packages of work.


Key dates

Note the following dates are subject to change

  • Expressions of Interest and Request for Proposal - 2018
  • Construction - 2019/2020


More information 


Modified: 22 Nov 2017