Upgrades are being undertaken across the Wheatbelt and Great Southern regions to improve safety and enhance service for the freight industry.
Albany Ring Road
Constructing a heavy haulage route around the City of Albany for the transport of grain, fertilizer, woodchips and other goods to and from the Port of Albany.
Brand Highway Intersection Improvements
Widening the highway between Barrett Drive and Lockyer Road. Construction is expected to start in February 2021.
Upgrading the highway between Karragullen and Corrigin to improve safety in the Wheatbelt.
Broome Cape Leveque Road
Upgrading and sealing a section of road between Broome Highway and Beagle Bay, providing all weather. Construction is due to finish in 2021.
Bunbury Outer Ring Road
A 27-kilometre free-flowing highway, linking Forrest Highway to Bussell Highway. The project will be delivered in three sections, providing an alternative route around Bunbury.
Bussell Highway Duplication
Upgrading a 17 kilometre section between Bunbury and Busselton with new lanes, road improvements and bridge construction.
Bussell Highway Improvements
Construction has started to upgrade a small section north of Cowaramup, improving safety in the South West.
Coolgardie Esperance Highway Upgrade
A 25 kilometre section between Goldfields Highway to Emu Rocks South will be upgraded in late-2020.
Gibb River Road
Sealing and upgrading sections between Derby Highway and Fairfields-Leopold Downs Road, as part of ongoing improvements.
Great Eastern Highway
Wheatbelt upgrades are due to be finished in mid-2021, creating safer passing opportunities and improved access.
Great Northern Highway
Adding town bypasses, wider roads, passing lanes, more rest stops and additional facilities between Muchea and Wubin.
Manuwarra Red Dog Highway
Sealing the highway between Karratha and Tom Price. Three stages are complete with one final stage remaining.
Pinjarra Williams Road Improvement
Improve safety and remove roadside hazards near Dwellingup through a series of staged works.
South Coast Highway Road Safety Improvements
This staged project will see the highway widened between Albany and Jerramungup.
Busselton Outer Bypass
Planning is underway for the future Busselton Outer Bypass to remove regional traffic from the inner Busselton area.
Caves Road Safety Improvements
In consultation with the community, solutions are being determined to improve safety between Yallingup and Augusta.
Dongara-Geraldton- Northampton Route
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
A planning study was completed in 2012, to define a corridor for the future road between Brand Highway and North West Coastal Highway.
Kojonup Freight Route
Construct an alternative route for freight vehicles to travel around Kojonup townsite.
Provide an efficient freight route and improve safety by removing heavy vehicles from the Northampton townsite.
North West Coastal Highway Widening
Widening between Utakarra Road and Green Street in Geraldton to improve safety and efficiency.
South Western Highway
Investigating options to upgrade a 93 kilometre section between Vasse Highway and Walpole.
Brand Highway Safety Improvements
Improved safety for motorists travelling between Perth and Geraldton.
Great Eastern Highway Widening
Widening work is complete on the 2.43 kilometre stretch between Anzac and Gatacre drives.
Great Northern Highway Upgrade
Upgraded the highway between Ord River and Tickalara Creek to improve safety and accessibility in the Kimberly.
Margaret River Perimeter Road
Constructed a new alternative route around Margaret River to improve traffic flow in the area.
North West Coastal Highway and Madigan Road
Construction of a new road train assembly area is complete.
Onslow Road Upgrade
Upgraded 76 kilometres of road to reduce travel times and improve safety in the Pilbara.