Coalfields Highway

Bowelling Curves

Upgraded the highway to improve the road alignment and safety west of Darkan.
Coalfields highway

Coalfields Highway was upgraded approximately 20 km west of Darkan in the Shire of West Arthur.

Works included:

  • Widening the road to 10 metres with 1.5 m sealed shoulders
  • Realigning a 5 km section of curves
  • Intersection improvements at Hill Street and Bowelling-Duranillin Road
  • Relocating a parking bay
  • Constructing a new section of Collie Darkan Rail Trail

The project improves freight connections from the Wheatbelt and Great Southern Regions to the Port of Bunbury.

January 2019

Construction began

January 2020

Construction completed

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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