Construction of a new bridge connecting Caversham and Dayton in Perth will begin in mid-2019 as part of the works to widen the Reid Highway, with contract award expected later this month.
Approximately $28.54 million worth of safety upgrades to around 450 kilometres of the Carnarvon Highway between St George, Surat, Injune and Rolleston in Queensland have been completed.
Three new lanes on the widened Gateway Motorway between Nudgee and Deagon, delivered as part of the $1.1 billion Gateway Upgrade North project in Queensland, are now open to traffic.
With state and federal governments ramping up investment in rural road safety in the 2018-19 budgets, safety countermeasures, such as the ShoulderMaster, are finding a unique place in the market.
The Western Australian Government has provided the program with a nearly $30M funding injection, which will go towards safety works including road widening, realignment and intersection upgrades.