Metropolitan Projects

Across the metropolitan area, we're delivering a significant number of projects to improve congestion, reduce travel time and support the future expansion of Perth.
Drone image of highway in Muchea North
Armadale Road to North Lake Road Bridge

Armadale Road to North Lake Road Bridge

We are building a new bridge over Kwinana Freeway to ease congestion and improve access. Construction began in late 2019 and will finish in late 2021.

Charles Street Upgrade

Charles Street Upgrade

We’re upgrading the busy section of Charles Street in Joondana to improve safety and ease congestion. Roadworks began in March and will finish in August 2020.

Great Eastern Highway Bypass Interchanges

Great Eastern Highway Bypass Interchanges

We are adding new interchanges at Roe Highway and Abernethy Road in Hazelmere. Planning and development is now underway.

Great Eastern Highway Realignment, Wooroloo

Great Eastern Highway Realignment, Wooroloo

We’re upgrading two intersections along Great Eastern Highway to improve safety and visibility. Construction will begin in early-2021 and finish by early 2022.

Great Eastern Highway Safety Upgrade

Great Eastern Highway Safety Upgrade

We're upgrading a section of Great Eastern Highway to improve safety and efficiency between Bilgoman and Mann Street.

Great Northern Highway, Upper Swan

Great Northern Highway, Upper Swan

Work is planned to construct a roundabout at Apple Street and Coondaree Parade intersection. Construction is scheduled to start in early 2021.

Hay Street Bridge

Hay Street Bridge

We are increasing the clearance of the bridge over Mitchell Freeway to minimise the risk of oversized vehicles hitting the bridge. Work has begun and is expected to finish in October 2020.

​​​​​​​​​​​High Street Upgrade

​​​​​​​​​​​High Street Upgrade

We are upgrading High Street in Fremantle to improve safety, freight efficiency and traffic flow. Construction is now underway.

Karel Avenue Upgrade

Karel Avenue Upgrade

We are upgrading the Roe Highway and Karel Avenue interchange to reduce congestion and improve access to the local area. Construction began in July 2019 and will finish by late-2020.

Kwinana Freeway Northbound Widening

Kwinana Freeway Northbound Widening

We widened the freeway to reduce travel times and ease congestion. Construction began in 2018 and will finish in mid-2020.

Leach Highway and Welshpool Road Interchange

Leach Highway and Welshpool Road Interchange

We are building a new grade separated interchange to improve safety and efficiency. Planning is underway and construction is expected to start in 2021.

Matagarup Bridge

Matagarup Bridge

A zip-line and adventure climb is being constructed on Matagarup Bridge, due to open this summer.

Mitchell Freeway Extension

Mitchell Freeway Extension

We’re planning to extend Mitchell Freeway to help you get around the northern suburbs faster and safer. Works will begin in late 2020 and align with the Yanchep Rail Extension project.

​​​​​​​​​​Mitchell Freeway Northbound Widening

​​​​​​​​​​Mitchell Freeway Northbound Widening

We’re widening a 2 km section of freeway to improve safety and reduce congestion. Work has begun and is expected to finish in September 2020.

Mitchell Freeway Southbound Widening

Mitchell Freeway Southbound Widening

Widening a 7 kilometre section of the freeway to create an additional lane and complete the missing shared path link from Glendalough Station to Hutton Street.

Mitchell Freeway Southbound Upgrade

Mitchell Freeway Southbound Upgrade

We’re planning to add a third southbound lane along almost 9 km of Mitchell Freeway to help you get to the CBD faster and safer. Works will begin in late 2020.

Reid Highway Dual Carriageway

Reid Highway Dual Carriageway

We are widening the highway and building Arthur Street Bridge to improve safety and ease congestion. Construction is underway and will finish by mid-2020.

Roe Highway and Kalamunda Road Interchange

Roe Highway and Kalamunda Road Interchange

We are removing one of the last signalised intersections on Roe Highway to improve road safety, traffic flow and create a more efficient freight route. Works are expected to finish in early 2021.

Smart Freeway - Kwinana Northbound

Smart Freeway - Kwinana Northbound

Opening soon - Perth’s new Smart Freeway will help manage congestion and improve safety.

Stephenson Avenue Extension

Stephenson Avenue Extension

We are working with the City of Stirling to extend Stephenson Avenue and upgrade the transport network. This project is currently in planning and development.

Swan River Crossings, Fremantle

Swan River Crossings, Fremantle

We're replacing the existing Fremantle Traffic Bridge to improve connectivity and access. This is currently in planning stage with construction due to start in late 2021.

​​​​​​​​​​​​Thomas Road Safety Improvements

​​​​​​​​​​​​Thomas Road Safety Improvements

We are planning to upgrade this intersection to improve safety and reduce the number of crashes. The project is currently in the planning stages.

Tonkin Gap Project and Associated Works

Tonkin Gap Project and Associated Works

To improve traffic flow and reduce travel times, we are upgrading the highway by adding additional lanes, new interchanges, bridges and a shared path. Construction is due to start in October 2020.

​​​​​​​​​​​​Tonkin Highway Corridor

​​​​​​​​​​​​Tonkin Highway Corridor

We are widening a 6 km section of Tonkin Highway to reduce congestion. Planning and development is currently underway.

Tonkin Highway Extension

Tonkin Highway Extension

We are extending the highway by 14 km to reduce travel times and improve connectivity. Planning and development is currently underway.

Wanneroo Road and Joondalup Drive Interchange

Wanneroo Road and Joondalup Drive Interchange

We are replacing a busy signalised intersection with a free-flowing interchange to improve safety and reduce travel times. Construction began in September 2018 and will finish in late 2020.

Wanneroo Road and Ocean Reef Road Interchange

Wanneroo Road and Ocean Reef Road Interchange

We’re constructing a bridge over Ocean Reef Road to alleviate congestion and improve safety at one of Perth’s busiest intersections. Construction has started and is due to finish in late 2020.

Congdon Street Bridge Replacement

Congdon Street Bridge Replacement

We are planning to replace the aging Congdon Street Bridge over the Perth-Fremantle rail line. The timber bridge, over Swanbourne Station, is nearing the end of its service life.

Orrong Road Planning Study

Orrong Road Planning Study

Consultation on the Orrong Road future concept is complete. The plan will improve travel times for traffic travelling through the area and enhance connectivity for the local community.

Wanneroo Road and Morley Drive Intersection Upgrade

Wanneroo Road and Morley Drive Intersection Upgrade

We are upgrading the Wanneroo Road and Morley Drive intersection in Tuart Hill to reduce congestion and the frequency of crashes. The project is currently in planning and development stages.

Whiteman Yanchep Highway

Whiteman Yanchep Highway

This project is currently in the planning stages. The road will improve connectivity between planned urban development and employment centres.

Armadale Road Upgrade

Armadale Road Upgrade

We widened Armadale Road to a four-lane dual carriageway to improve safety and reduce congestion in the area. All lanes opened to traffic in February 2020 and the new Principal Shared Path opened in March 2020.

​​​Cottesloe Principal Shared Path Construction

​​​Cottesloe Principal Shared Path Construction

This 2.8 kilometre shared path extension along the Fremantle rail line from Grant Street Station to Victoria Street Station in Cottesloe is now open.

​​Drumpellier Drive ​​​(New Lord Street)

​​Drumpellier Drive ​​​(New Lord Street)

We worked in partnership to deliver a new dual carriageway road to connect Reid Highway and Gnangara Road. This removed a major bottleneck in the road network and opened to traffic in April 2019.

Hamilton Street Bridge Replacement

Hamilton Street Bridge Replacement

We replaced Hamilton Street Bridge over the rail in Subiaco to improve traffic flow and safety. The bridge opened to traffic on 29 August 2019.

Kwinana Freeway Southbound

Kwinana Freeway Southbound

We built a southbound on-ramp to provide direct access to the freeway and reduce congestion. The new ramp opened on 13 July 2020.

Murdoch Drive Connection

Murdoch Drive Connection

We extended Murdoch Drive south to connect with Roe Highway and Kwinana Freeway. This connection opened in April 2020 and improves access and journey times to Fiona Stanley Hospital.

NorthLink WA

NorthLink WA

NorthLink WA provides a vital, state of the art transport link between Morley and Muchea. It reduces travel times and congestion and provides significant productivity benefits to the economy, industry, motorists and local communities.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Orrong Road and Francisco Street Intersection Upgrade​

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Orrong Road and Francisco Street Intersection Upgrade​

We added safety improvements to modify and upgrade this key black spot intersection in Lathlain.

Tonkin Highway and Dunreath Drive Interchange​

Tonkin Highway and Dunreath Drive Interchange​

We modified and upgraded this busy interchange near Perth Airport to reduce queuing on Tonkin Highway exits during peak periods.

Acknowledgement of country

The Government of Western Australia acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.

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