A newly opened $18.66 million bridge will provide traffic with free movement over a major iron ore rail line, removing the potential for rail-road accidents at an intersection on Western Australia’s Great Northern Highway.
Construction on the upgrade to the Western Australian highway between Muchea and Chittering is expected to start by the end of the year following the award of tender.
Construction has been completed on the new $38.49 million Bow River Bridge in the Kimberly region of WA, which is now open to road users.
The Federal Government will meet with stakeholders in Broome to discuss the 10-year, $3.5 billion Roads of Strategic Importance (ROSI) initiative to link WA communities and essential services.
Projects have been selected for stage two of the Federal Government’s $272.2 million Regional Growth Fund, which aims to help develop regional infrastructure.
A contractor has been selected to deliver a new 25-metre bridge over Roy Hill rail line in Western Australia’s Pilbara region, with construction now underway.