Stage 1 – Widening (Jurien to Greenhead)
A contract for Stage 1 has been awarded to Fulton Hogan. Construction commenced in February 2023 and includes widening of the existing road between Jurien Bay and Greenhead.
Stage 2 Widening and Passing Lanes (Leeman to Brand Highway)
Design and development work for Stage 2 is progressing. Construction is expected to commence in September 2023.
Stage 2 Detour
The section of Indian Ocean Drive between Eneabba-Coolimba Road and Brand Highway will be temporarily closed to through traffic for approximately five months from November 2023. Access will be retained for local businesses and emergency services.
All road users will be detoured via Eneabba-Coolimba Road and Brand Highway. The detour is expected to add approximately 20 minutes to travel times and all road users are encouraged to please be patient and plan ahead.
The project will be delivered in two stages:
Stage 1 - Jurien Bay to Greenhead (approximately 24 km)
Stage 2 - Leeman to Brand Highway (approximately 33 km)
- Construction of two passing lanes (one northbound and one southbound)
- 33 kilometres of widening
- Realignment of crests and curves