• new-website

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    Page Content: In a response to customer and stakeholder feedback, we have been working hard to improve your online experience. We're excited to announce that on Wednesday 29 July, our new look website will be launched with new features and improved content. As part of this change, from Wednesday you may notice that any links you have booked will no longer work. We apologise for any inconvenien
  • freeway-closures

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    Page Content: ​This week sees a number of night closures on Kwinana Freeway northbound as we begin testing over 800 pieces of technology installed as part of the Smart Freeway.Canning Highway to the Narrows BridgeTuesday 14 July from 10pm to 5am Leach Highway to the Narrows BridgeWednesday 15 and Thursday 16 July from 10pm to 5amFriday 17 and Saturday 17 July from 12am midnight to 6am We
  • matagarup-bridge

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    Page Content: ​Fancy adventure climbing or zip-lining on Matagarup Bridge this summer? These activities moved a step closer with the Minister for Transport detailing infrastructure to be installed on the bridge and Burswood Peninsula. Read more in the Media Statement .To install the new steel, glass and cables required to operate the adventure climb and zip line we will be working on and around Ma
  • wildflowercapital

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    Page Content: ​Entry points into Perth CBD are beaming with beautiful native flora and hardscaped designs, showcasing our unique WA landscapes and improving visual connectivity across our city. Approximately 91,000 flora and 1,000 native trees have been planted as part of our ‘Wildflower Capital Initiative’.Benefits have already been realised, including increased birdlife and bee popul
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  • freeway-updates

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    Page Content: ​Our freeway upgrades are really starting to come together. These projects are set to reduce travel times, improve safety and provide better access to key local services. Kwinana Freeway In Perth’s southern suburbs, drivers are travelling on a new northbound lane from Russell Road to Beeliar Drive and two new lanes from Berrigan Drive to Farrington Road. The last section near B
  • mitchell-freeway-closure

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    Page Content: ​Mitchell Freeway will be CLOSED southbound this weekend from Graham Farmer Freeway to Riverside Drive, to allow for bridge works. From 8pm Friday 15 May to 2am 18 May, motorists will need to follow detours via Graham Farmer Freeway and Canning Highway, to continue their journey to Kwinana Freeway southbound. Heading to the CBD? Follow the detour along Graham Farmer Fr
  • northlinkwacomplete

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    Page Content: Motorists can now enjoy a non-stop trip between Morley and Muchea, with travel times substantially reduced to Perth Airport and beyond.On 23 April, the third and final section of $1.02 billion NorthLink WA opened - providing a free-flowing link, doubling road capacity and improving journey times and productivity. Tonkin Highway was upgraded between Guildford Road a
  • murdochdriveconnectionopen

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    Page Content: ​The Murdoch Drive Connection opened on Monday 20 April.Providing a new southern access to Fiona Stanley Hospital and the Murdoch Activity Centre (MAC) from Kwinana Freeway and Roe Highway, this project had been planned for over 10 years as part of the MAC Structure Plan.The extension will create shorter, more predictable journey times for those who work or live in the Murdoch Precin
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    Page Content: ​With our support, the Freight and Logistics Council of Western Australia and Western Roads Federation have implemented a Driver Exchange Program. The program is a response to the current imbalance of driver resources as a consequence of COVID-19, with some sectors of our industry under intense pressure to supply services and other sectors having slowed as a result of businesses
  • bridgeheightlimits

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    Page Content: ​Truck drivers are urged to follow standard height limits, following the Hay Street bridge on Mitchell Freeway being struck again by an over-height load.Drivers must be responsible for ensuring their loads are the legal height. The driver and company involved in an incident last Friday, in which a truck carrying a transportable wheat silo, had been identified, and
  • development-and-road-access

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    Page Content: ​Are you a developer, traffic consultant, local government or in some way involved in property development in the Perth metropolitan area? Do you or will you be looking to progress developments adjacent to a State road? We have recently developed some forms to help you through this process. These include:Pre-lodgement advice meeting request forms (Metropolitan Area only)Development a
  • COVID-19-WA-Borders-Closed

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    Page Content: The State Government has declared a Public Health Emergency and a State of Emergency for Western Australia, with tough border restrictions now in place.As of 1.30pm (WST) Tuesday, March 24, Western Australia implemented strict border controls for all access points – by road, rail, air and sea. Unless exempted, arrivals from interstate will be ordered to self-isola
  • COVID-19

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    Page Content: Border restrictions The State Government has declared a Public Health Emergency and a State of Emergency for Western Australia, with tough border restrictions now in place.As of 1.30pm (WST) Tuesday March 24, Western Australia implemented strict border controls for all access points – by road, rail, air and sea. Unless exempted, arrivals from interstate will be or
  • Mucheamilestone

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    Page Content: Our Muchea North project hit another milestone on 13 March when another new section of Great Northern Highway was opened to traffic. The 1.7 km section, south of the Chittering Roadhouse, is in addition to the 6 km section of new carriageway, immediately north of Muchea that opened on 6 February. The new section provides a safer road environment for road users and will ultimat
  • ArmadaleRoadUpgrade

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    Page Content: ​Construction of the Armadale Road Upgradeis complete, with the 6.9km section between Tapper and Anstey roads upgraded from two lanes to a four-lane dual carriageway, improving journey times and safety. Project benefits There has been a noticeable improvement in traffic flow between Ghostgum Avenue and Anstey Road for commuters, and those living and working in
  • SustainableRoads

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    Page Content: ​Crushed Recycled Concrete is being used on the Kwinana Freeway Northbound Widening and Murdoch Drive Connection projects under full-depth asphalt, with some of the material being recycled from the Subiaco Oval demolition. Waste generated from the demolition of structures or buildings can be recycled, utilizing building rubble and conserving natural resources. Along with the
  • Karrinyuproad

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    Page Content: ​As part of the Karrinyup Shopping Centre Redevelopment, Downer Group are currently undertaking a staged program of roadworks on Karrinyup Road, between Mitchell Freeway and Marmion Avenue. This includes roadworks on Jeanes Road, Burroughs Road, Davenport Street, Huntriss Road and Francis Avenue.The works are designed to improve safety, bus transit times and traffic flow to a
  • kidsbridge

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    Page Content: An iconic new structure will be taking shape over Winthrop Avenue over the next 18 months.‘The Kids Bridge' will be a three-metre wide, 225-metre long walkway connecting families and children using facilities on the Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre campus with our iconic Kings Park.
    Following an official announcement by the Minister for Health Roger Cook and Minister for Tra
  • highwaytohell

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    Page Content: ​Highway to Hell will host the worlds longest stage on Sunday 1 March, with a free family-friendly event rocking its way along Canning Highway.Various roads will be closed to facilitate this once in a lifetime event:Canning Highway will be closed in both directions between Kwinana Freeway and Queen Victoria Street from 1pm, reopening in stages by 11pm. 110 side roads will be clo
  • DrumpellierDrive

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    Page Content: Video fly through footage of Drumpellier Driveshows how the road has improved traffic flow for local residents since opening in April last year.The footage gives an extensive view of Drumpellier Drive's dual carriageways, including the Henley Brook Bus Port. Built in conjunction with the City of Swan, the road connects Reid Highway
  • Australia-Day-2020

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    Page Content: Whether you’re travelling through our beautiful State, heading to Australia Day Skyworks, or enjoying Australia’s best beaches, please be mindful of the following to make your trip safer and easier this long weekend…
    Long weekend congestionWith extra traffic across WA roads, delays may be experienced. We expect a lot of you will be travelling to/from our South We
  • Christmas-Safety

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    Page Content: Hitting the road this holiday season?Whether you're travelling our beautiful state on four wheels, two wheels, or on a reindeer - there's some things you should know to help make your trip safer and easier...Holiday congestion 
    With extra traffic across WA roads, delays may be experienced. Be patient, pay attention and allow ex
  • christmas

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    Page Content: Whether you're travelling our beautiful state on four wheels, two wheels, or on a reindeer - there's some things you should know to help make your trip safer and easier...Holiday congestion With extra traffic across WA roads, delays may be experienced. Be patient, pay attention and allow extra travel time.We expect a lot of you
  • hamiltonhillbridge

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    Page Content: Stock Road is closed southbound from Winterfold Road to Forrest Road, to allow us to undertake emergency repairs on a damaged footbridge.The pedestrian overpass in Hamilton Hill was struck by an oversized truck earlier today (Friday 13 December), and remains closed indefinitely for safety reasons.A crane and repair crew to re-position a damaged column dislodge
  • International-Day-of-People-with-Disability-

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    Page Content: ​​International Day of People with Disability is celebrated each year on 3 December, and we want to shine a light on what we’re doing to improve accessibility and how we’re shaping the way, now and into the future.We have worked on projects like Pedestrian Priority Zones; where through our efforts with City of Perth tr
  • bustingcongestion

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    Page Content: ​You may have recently heard the Federal and State Government’s announcement for new road and transport infrastructure in WA.Set to create jobs, improve safety and reduce congestion, new projects will include:Mitchell Freeway southbound widening from Hodges Drive to Hepburn AvenueGreat Northern Highway and Apple Street intersection upgradeWanneroo Road and Morley Drive intersec
  • eventsinperth

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    Page Content: ​There is a lot happening across Perth this weekend, so be sure to make a plan on how you’re getting from A to B.Road closures and changesEast Parade will be closed southbound from Graham Farmer Freeway to Brown Street, 7pm Friday 29 November to 5am Monday 2 December, to allow us to safely install electronic signage. From 1 December, City of Vincent are making changes to W
  • travel-survey

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    Page Content: If you’ve travelled in WA, you’ve probably come to us for travel information at some stage during your journey. Whether it be work, school pick up or taking the caravan around the state, we want to hear from you! Take our surveyto let us know how you use the information, what you like, what you don’t and what we can do better.All responses will be anonym
  • HaySt-PPZ

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    Page Content: Together with the City of Perth, we were recently named as finalists in the 2019 Australian Urban Design Awards. Our nomination in 'Leadership, advocacy and research – city and regional scale' recognises our work on the City's Hay Street Pedestrian Priority Zone (PPZ), part of the City's East End Revitalisation Program.
    The East End Revitalisation Program aims to improve the
  • Narrows-60

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    Page Content: Today marks the 60th birthday of the first Narrows Bridge.On 13 November 1959, the bridge was officially opened by Premier Sir David Brand and Main Roads Commissioner  J. Digby Leach.The 396m long bridge was part of the then-new Kwinana Freeway - which ran for 3.9 km from the Narrows to Canning Bridge, with a speed limit of 80 km/h.Originally supposed
  • Transport-Hack--2019

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    Page Content: ​Five challenges.One weekend.One winning team.The Ministry of Data, together with the Transport Portfolio agencies, Department of Transport, Main Roads and PTA, recently held its first jointly hosted 'Transport Hack' event.At the start of the weekend, the hackathon teams were presented with five transport challenges from the Transport Portfolio agencies.Using the data present
  • Multi-language-Signs

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    Page Content: ​Work has begun to install the signs to help international drivers safely navigate roads near popular tourist destinations, like the Pinnacles. The design of the signs include:Symbolic ‘keep left’ arrows"Keep Left” spelt in German, French and Simplified MandarinOn the road surface, directional arrows will be painted intermittently to remind drivers to k
  • BikeMonthChallenge2019

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    Page Content: This November is WA's first ever Bike Month!
    Bike Month Challenge replaces Bike Week, celebrating cycling in WA for more than 30 years.
    The month-long challenge runs from Friday 1 November through to Saturday 30 November, with a number of events and prizes available for participating riders.
    After registering online , plan and share your rides through your local
  • PerthRunningFestival

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    Page Content: ​The Perth Running Festival is WA’s newest running event, raising money for The Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research. This Sunday 6 October, several roads around Optus Stadium, Victoria Park, East Perth, Crawley and the Perth CBD will be closed for the event. Causeway closed both directions 5:30am to 10:15amVictoria Park Drive closed both directions 5:30a
  • agcurfew

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    Page Content: For the safety of all road users, curfews for moving agricultural machinery apply during Christmas and Easter due to increased tourist traffic travelling the state. The policy includes oversize vehicles exceeding 4.5 metres in width, has not changed for at least 15 years.  We are currently working with agricultural industry representatives to review the curfews and explore solutions f
  • And-the-winner-is

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    Page Content: We recently won the "Non-Aboriginal Organisation of the Year" at the 2019 East Kimberley Aboriginal Achievement Awards.This award recognises our contribution towards the growth of Aboriginal businesses and commitment to improving social and economic outcomes for Aboriginal people. In particular, it acknowledges our work across the Kimberley region over the last two years, including
  • moorestreet

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    Page Content: The Moore Street level crossing, between Pier and Moore streets in Perth CBD, will permanently close from the morning of Tuesday 1 October.The high-risk level crossing, which crosses both the Midland and Armadale lines, has been identified as a priority for closure by the Public Transport Authority (PTA) due to ongoing safety concerns and a marked increase in operational clo
  • tonkinhwyellenbrook

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    Page Content: ​Motorists can now travel along a new section of Tonkin Highway, cutting travel time by half. Providing a direct, freeway standard route from The Promenade in Ellenbrook through to Gnangara Road, Reid Highway and Morley Drive will ease congestion and driver frustration.Minister for Transport, Hon Rita Saffioti joined dozens of local families on a celebratory 10 km bike ride to simult
  • grahamfarmer

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    Page Content: Graham "Polly" Farmer was a transformational figure whose influence transcended sport. Making an immense contribution to our community, he was a role model and an inspiration to all. Apart from his legendary sporting prowess, Mr Farmer was committed to the belief that all Aboriginal children should be able to reach their birthright potential and established the Graham "Polly" Farmer Founda
  • projectsprogress

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    Page Content: With a number of major projects currently underway across the metropolitan area, work is tracking well to deliver a better road network. Slashing congestion and journey times won’t be the only benefits, with the projects also creating more than 3,200 new jobs to support local businesses and tradespeople, and cutting the cost of congestion to Perth's economy c
  • naidoc

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    Page Content: ​We believe that creating and maintaining meaningful relationships is an important role for our organisation. Our vision for reconciliation is to continue to drive positive relationships, and build a mutual respect and understanding with Aboriginal communities and stakeholders.We are leading the way in increasing Aboriginal employment and participation, our aim is to establish sustai
  • Built-by-locals,-for-the-locals

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    Page Content: ​WA’s largest Aboriginal community celebrated the completion of Bidyadanga Road.Sealing Bidyadanga Road and Airstrip has provided all-weather access to critical medical services including health clinic visits, access to primary care workers and medical evacuations. Watch our video to meet the team, and see how the project will benefit the community. 
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    Page Content: ​We're seeking your feedback on our plans for upgrading Orrong Road between Leach Highway and Great Eastern Highway.As part of a long term Planning Study, we've investigated a range of options and developed a preferred concept which maintains key local road connections above Orrong Road which will be built below ground level. Visit the My Say Transport websiteto watch the videos, rea
  • nrsw

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    Page Content: ​National Road Safety Week runs from 6 to 12 May, honouring those we have lost and pledges to make the roads safer for everyone. Let’s pledge together to “Drive So Others Survive”“As every life is precious, I pledge to drive as if my loved ones are on the road ahead.I will remove all distractions and promise to never use my mobile phone while behind the wheel.
  • towingincbd

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    Page Content: ​Access to and from the Perth CBD can be a major challenge!To keep traffic moving, maintain safety and improve the management of congestion, tow away zones are implemented during specified times in the CBD.Always check road signage whenever you park or stop to avoid a fine and having your vehicle towed.  Visit our Towing and clearways page to see what you need to do if your car is towed.
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    Page Content: ​Access to and from the Perth CBD can be a major challenge!To keep traffic moving, maintain safety and improve the management of congestion, tow away zones are implemented during specified times in the CBD.Always check road signage whenever you park or stop to avoid a fine and having your vehicle towed.  Visit our Towing and clearways page to see what you need to do if your car
  • perthtrafficfacebook

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    Page Content: ​Have you ever just missed the traffic report as you turn on the TV or get in the car and wondered where to find that information? Or are you one of the millions of us who wish that the information we need just magically appears in our Facebook feed? Well, you’re in luck! Today we launched our new Perth Traffic Facebook group. Join now and stay up-to-date on major issues that m
  • First-of-17-priority-road-and-rail-projects-complete

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    Page Content: ​The transformation of Wanneroo Road is one step closer with the completion of a 3.2 km dual carriageway between Joondalup Drive and Flynn Drive.The section is a well-known congestion hot spot creating frustrating traffic delays both northbound and southbound for more than 26,000 vehicles each day. Widening the road will significantly improve congestion and create safer, more
  • tonkineasterncorridor

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    Page Content: ​A $1.7 billion investment in new transport infrastructure is set to transform the eastern suburbs, with the Commonwealth and State Governments announcing funding for the planning, development and construction of a number of new projects.To find out more about how each project will improve safety and reduce congestion across our road network, please view each project page:Tonkin High
  • Tropical-cyclone-veronica

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    Page Content: ​Emergency repair crews are on standby in readiness for the impacts of Tropical Cyclone Veronica as it nears the Pilbara.Major flooding is expected along North West Coastal Highway (NWCH) from Port Hedland to Minilya with possible lesser impacts further inland along the Great Northern Highway.We expect to close a number of roads from 12pm today (23 March) as the weathe
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