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.
Regional road near hills and fields

Brand Highway and North West Coastal Highway currently form the primary coastal freight route between Perth and the North West of Western Australia, linking the major population centres of Perth, Geraldton, Carnarvon and Karratha.

Both highways are subject to flooding, which causes road closures and restricts the flow of critical supplies to the towns of Geraldton and Northampton and the busy North West region. As the Mid-West region and Geraldton grows, traffic volumes will increase and safety will continue to be a focus for future roads.

We recognise that there needs to be a high standard, free-flowing route for regional and freight traffic that avoids conflict with local traffic from Geraldton city and other built up areas. This study co-ordinates previous planning activities around Geraldton.

View an interactive map of the preferred corridor and complete our online survey before 31 March 2021

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