Hedland Road and Rail Safety Improvements

Great Northern Highway between Powell and Buttweld streets

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In collaboration with BHP, we will construct two new 'road-over-rail' bridges, realign two major intersections and the construct two new roundabouts in the Hedland area.

Truck driving over a rail crossing

What's happening 

The first package of work is now complete, including a 34-metre long bridge over BHPs rail line at Buttweld Road and construction of two roundabouts on Powell Road.

Construction on the second package of work has commenced and involves realignment of approximately 4.75 kilometres of Great Northern Highway along with construction of new access roads. A second bridge over the BHP rail line will also be built.

Read more about the opportunities in our Project Update.


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