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.
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Armadale Road to North Lake Road Bridge

Armadale Road to North Lake Road Bridge

A new bridge over Kwinana Freeway will ease congestion and improve access. Construction began in late 2019 with completion expected in late 2021.

Causeway Cyclist & Pedestrian Bridge

Causeway Cyclist & Pedestrian Bridge

To completely separate path users from traffic, a new pedestrian bridge will be built alongside the Causeway. Construction is anticipated to start in 2022.

Great Eastern Highway Bypass Interchanges

Great Eastern Highway Bypass Interchanges

Roe Highway and Abernethy Road interchanges are being upgraded. Planning and development is underway.

Great Eastern Highway Realignment

Great Eastern Highway Realignment

Two kilometres of highway and intersections in Wooroloo are being upgraded to improve safety and visibility. Construction will begin in the first half of 2021.

Great Eastern Highway Safety Upgrade

Great Eastern Highway Safety Upgrade

Additional safety upgrades are being completed between Bilgoman Road and Mann Street. Work is expected to be completed by late-2020.

Great Northern Highway

Great Northern Highway

A roundabout is being constructed at Apple Street and Coondaree Parade intersection in Upper Swan, scheduled to start in early 2021.

Hay Street Bridge

Hay Street Bridge

The bridge height over Mitchell Freeway has been increased to minimise the risk of being hit by oversized vehicles. Work is expected to be completed in December 2020.

​​​​​​​​​​​High Street Upgrade

​​​​​​​​​​​High Street Upgrade

Construction is underway to improve safety, freight efficiency and traffic flow between Stirling Highway and Carrington Street, in Fremantle.

Karel Avenue Upgrade

Karel Avenue Upgrade

Upgrading Roe Highway interchange to reduce congestion and improve access to the local area. Construction is due to finish by August 2021.

Leach Highway and Welshpool Road Interchange

Leach Highway and Welshpool Road Interchange

A new interchange will be constructed at Perth's most dangerous intersection, set to start in 2021.

Matagarup Bridge

Matagarup Bridge

A zip-line and adventure climb is being constructed on Matagarup Bridge, due to open in early-2021.

Mitchell Freeway Extension

Mitchell Freeway Extension

Extending the freeway to Romeo Road to help you get around the northern suburbs faster and safer. Works will begin in early 2021.

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

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

Widening the freeway from Hutton to Cedric streets will improve safety and reduce congestion. Work is expected to finish by January 2021.

Mitchell Freeway Southbound Upgrade

Mitchell Freeway Southbound Upgrade

Adding a third lane from Hodges Drive to Hepburn Avenue to help you get to the CBD faster and safer. Works will begin in late 2020.

Roe Highway and Kalamunda Road Interchange

Roe Highway and Kalamunda Road Interchange

Due for completion in early 2021, one of the last signalised intersections on Roe Highway is being removed.

Smart Freeway - Mitchell Southbound

Smart Freeway - Mitchell Southbound

Planning is underway to upgrade Mitchell Freeway southbound from Hester Avenue to Vincent Street. Major upgrades include coordinated ramp signals and Smart Freeway technologies.

Stephenson Avenue Extension

Stephenson Avenue Extension

Extending a busy road to Mitchell Freeway and Cedric Street. Currently in procurement.

Stock Road and Beeliar Drive Intersection Upgrade

Stock Road and Beeliar Drive Intersection Upgrade

Improved traffic flow and make it safer for pedestrians to cross, work is expected to start in November 2020.

Swan River Crossings, Fremantle

Swan River Crossings, Fremantle

Replace Fremantle Traffic Bridge to improve connectivity and access. Construction is due to start in late 2021.

Thomas Road Bridge Over Rail

Thomas Road Bridge Over Rail

A new bridge in Byford will accommodate for METRONET's Byford Rail Extension.

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

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

A series of upgrades are being planned between Kwinana Freeway and South Western Highway to improve safety.

Tonkin Gap Project and Associated Works

Tonkin Gap Project and Associated Works

Upgrading the highway with additional lanes, new interchanges, bridges and a shared path between Collier Road and Dunreath Drive.

​​​​​​​​​​​​Tonkin Highway Corridor

​​​​​​​​​​​​Tonkin Highway Corridor

Roe Highway to Kelvin Road will be widened, and Hale Road, Welshpool ​​Road and Kelvin Road intersections upgraded, making your drive smoother and safer. Planning and development is underway.

Tonkin Highway Extension

Tonkin Highway Extension

Planning is underway to extend Tonkin Highway to South Western Highway. That's an extra 14 kilometres!

Wanneroo Road and Joondalup Drive Interchange

Wanneroo Road and Joondalup Drive Interchange

By late 2020, drivers will be able to enjoy a free-flowing interchange.

Wanneroo Road and Morley Drive Intersection Upgrade

Wanneroo Road and Morley Drive Intersection Upgrade

Improved safety and traffic flow is being planned in Tuart Hill.

Congdon Street Bridge Replacement

Congdon Street Bridge Replacement

Replace the ageing timber bridge over Swanbourne Station. Development works are underway, however funding is not available for construction.

EastLink WA

EastLink WA

Transforming Perth’s transport network with significant upgrades to Reid and Roe highways and a new route to Northam. Currently in planning and development stages.

Orrong Road Planning Study

Orrong Road Planning Study

The preferred concept will improve travel times and enhance connectivity for the local community. No funding is available for construction.

Whiteman Yanchep Highway

Whiteman Yanchep Highway

Currently in the planning stages, this project is set to improve connectivity between planned urban development and employment centres.

Armadale Road Upgrade

Armadale Road Upgrade

Tapper Road to Anstey Road was widened to improve safety and reduce congestion.

Charles Street Upgrade

Charles Street Upgrade

Upgrades to the busy intersections of Charles Street, Green Street, Walcott Street and Wiluna Street are complete.

​​​Cottesloe Principal Shared Path Construction

​​​Cottesloe Principal Shared Path Construction

Cyclists and pedestrians are enjoying the new 2.8 kilometre shared path along the Fremantle rail line.

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

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

A new dual carriageway connects Reid Highway and Gnangara Road, removing a major bottleneck.

Hamilton Street Bridge Replacement

Hamilton Street Bridge Replacement

Replaced the 99 year old bridge in Subiaco to improve traffic flow and safety.

Kwinana Freeway Northbound Widening

Kwinana Freeway Northbound Widening

Widened the freeway from Russell Road to Roe Highway to reduce travel times and ease congestion.

Kwinana Freeway Southbound

Kwinana Freeway Southbound

A new southbound on-ramp from Manning Road provides direct access to the freeway.

Mitchell Freeway Southbound Widening

Mitchell Freeway Southbound Widening

Widened the freeway from Cedric Street to Vincent Street to improve congestion through the area, particularly in morning peak.

Murdoch Drive Connection

Murdoch Drive Connection

Murdoch Drive now connects with Roe Highway and Kwinana Freeway, improving access and journey times to Fiona Stanley Hospital.

NorthLink WA

NorthLink WA

A vital, state of the art transport link between Morley and Muchea, providing 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​

Modified and upgraded this key black spot intersection in Lathlain to improve safety.

Reid Highway Dual Carriageway

Reid Highway Dual Carriageway

Widened the highway and built a new bridge at Arthur Street to improve safety and ease congestion.

Tonkin Highway and Dunreath Drive Interchange​

Tonkin Highway and Dunreath Drive Interchange​

Modified and upgraded the busy interchange near Perth Airport to reduce queuing on Tonkin Highway exit ramps during peak periods.

Wanneroo Road and Ocean Reef Road Interchange

Wanneroo Road and Ocean Reef Road Interchange

A new bridge has been constructed over Ocean Reef Road to alleviate congestion and improve safety.

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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