Regional Projects

We're upgrading regional roads and expanding our road network across WA to improve safety, connectivity and access for locals and tourists. See our current, planned and completed projects.
Regional Projects
Albany Highway

Albany Highway

We’re undertaking upgrades and widening work across the Wheatbelt and Great Southern to improve safety and enhance service for the freight industry.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Albany Ring Road

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Albany Ring Road

We are creating a heavy haulage route around the City of Albany to improve traffic flow and enhance the level of service for the freight industry.

Brand Highway Intersection Improvements

Brand Highway Intersection Improvements

We're extending the dual southbound lanes on Brand Highway past Lockyer Road and constructing a left turning lane at Barrett Drive.

​​​​​Broome Cape Leveque Road

​​​​​Broome Cape Leveque Road

We are upgrading and sealing a section of Broome Cape Leveque Road. This will provide all weather access to the Dampier Peninsula and surrounding communities while also improving safety. Construction has started and will finish in 2021.

Bunbury Outer Ring Road

Bunbury Outer Ring Road

We are building a 27-kilometre proposed free-flowing highway linking Forrest Highway to Bussell Highway. Providing an alternative route around Bunbury, the project consists of three sections – Northern, Central and Southern.

Bussell Highway Duplication​​

Bussell Highway Duplication​​

We’re adding more lanes on Bussell Highway between Capel Bypass and Busselton to increase capacity and safety on the highway.

Bussell Highway Improvements

Bussell Highway Improvements

We’re upgrading the road on Bussell Highway north of Cowaramup to improve safety and reduce the risk of rear-end crashes.

Collie to Mumballup Road Upgrade

Collie to Mumballup Road Upgrade

We’re upgrading the road to improve safety for road users travelling between Collie and Mumballup. Stage 1 of the project finished, and we are seeking feedback on future upgrades.

Coolgardie Esperance Highway Upgrade

Coolgardie Esperance Highway Upgrade

We are upgrading a 25 km section of Coolgardie Esperance Highway to improve safety and travel times. Construction will begin late 2020.

Gibb River Road

Gibb River Road

We’re upgrading and sealing sections of Gibb River Road. These works are part of ongoing safety and accessibility improvements.

Great Eastern Highway

Great Eastern Highway

We’re upgrading the highway to improve safety. Construction started in late 2018 and will finish in mid-2021.

Great Northern Highway

Great Northern Highway

We are adding town bypasses, wider roads, passing lanes, more rest stops and additional facilities to improve road safety and efficiency along the route between Muchea and Wubin.

Indian Ocean Drive

Indian Ocean Drive

We upgraded Indian Ocean Drive to improve safety for all road users. Construction to be finished in November 2020.

Manuwarra Red Dog Highway

Manuwarra Red Dog Highway

We’re sealing a section of Manuwarra Red Dog Highway to reduce travel times and improve safety. Three stages are complete with one final stage remaining.

Pinjarra Heavy Haulage Deviation

Pinjarra Heavy Haulage Deviation

Construct a new road from Greenlands Road and South Western Highway roundabout to connect with Pinjarra Williams Road. Construction is expected to start in late-2021, subject to approvals.

Pinjarra Williams Road Improvement

Pinjarra Williams Road Improvement

We’re planning to improve safety and remove roadside hazards near Dwellingup through a series of stages over several years.

South Coast Highway Road Safety Improvements

South Coast Highway Road Safety Improvements

We are widening South Coast Highway to improve road safety and reduce travel times. This staged program will take place over three years.

Toodyay Road Upgrade

Toodyay Road Upgrade

We are adding passing lanes, widening shoulders and realigning roads to improve safety and efficiencies.

Busselton Outer Bypass

Busselton Outer Bypass

We are planning for the future Busselton Outer Bypass to remove regional traffic from the inner Busselton area.

Caves Road Safety Improvements

Caves Road Safety Improvements

We are developing a project to improve safety on Caves Road. Consultation with Community Reference Groups is progressing and will continue throughout 2020.

Dongara-Geraldton- Northampton Route

Dongara-Geraldton- Northampton Route

We are planning a future road corridor between Dongara, Geraldton and Northampton to address long term freight requirements and alleviate pressure on existing roads.

Geraldton North South Highway

Geraldton North South Highway

In 2012, we completed the Geraldton North South Highway (GNSH) planning study, including defining a corridor for the future road between Devlin Pool Road/Brand Highway, (south), and Webberton Road/North West Coastal Highway (north).

Kojonup Freight Route ​

Kojonup Freight Route ​

We plan to construct an alternative route for freight vehicles around the Kojonup Freight Route. The project is currently in the planning stage.

Northampton B​ypass ​

Northampton B​ypass ​

We are planning to provide an efficient freight route and improve safety by removing heavy vehicles from the Northampton townsite.

North West Coastal Highway Widening

North West Coastal Highway Widening

Widen a section of highway in Geraldton to improve safety and efficiency.

South Western Highway

South Western Highway

We plan to widen the highway between the Pemberton turnoff and Walpole. Works will take place in stages over a number of years.

Vasse Dunsborough Link

Vasse Dunsborough Link

We are planning for a future road corridor between Vasse and Dunsborough, which will provide a better level of service for motorists and complement other existing and planned roads.

Brand Highway Safety Improvements

Brand Highway Safety Improvements

We upgraded Brand Highway to improve safety for motorists travelling between Perth and Geraldton. Construction finished in June 2020.

Coalfields Highway - Bowelling Curves

Coalfields Highway - Bowelling Curves

We upgraded the highway to improve the road alignment and safety. The road opened to traffic in January 2020.

Great Eastern Highway Widening

Great Eastern Highway Widening

Works are now complete on the 2.43 km stretch of Great Eastern Highway within the light industrial estate of West Kalgoorlie.

​​​Great Northern Highway Upgrade

​​​Great Northern Highway Upgrade

We upgraded Great Northern Highway to improve safety and accessibility in the Kimberly region. The road is now open to traffic.

Margaret River Perimeter Road

Margaret River Perimeter Road

We constructed a new alternative route around Margaret River to improve traffic flow in the area.

North West Coastal Highway and Madigan Road

North West Coastal Highway and Madigan Road

We are constructing a new road train assembly area along the North West Coastal Highway, to allow road trains to break down and assemble safely.

Onslow Road Upgrade

Onslow Road Upgrade

We upgraded 76 km of road to reduce travel times and improve safety in the Pilbara. Stage 2 works began in September 2019 and finished in April 2020.

Williams Bridge Improvements

Williams Bridge Improvements

We replaced two bridges in Williams, one at the southern end over Williams River and one at the northern end over Coalling Creek. Construction was completed in March 2020.

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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