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.
Congestion in Perth for heavy vehicles and commuters will ease with the opening of the new Tonkin Highway, the Western Australian government has announced.
Journey times are expected to be cut in half for Perth commuters when NorthLink WA opens in 2019.
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.
Motorists can now travel from Perth Airport to Reid Highway without encountering a traffic light, marking a significant step for the project’s southern section, which is nearing completion.