• 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
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  • 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
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  • 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.
  • towing

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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
  • closedmeansclosed

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    Page Content: ​Tropical cyclones, bushfires, flooding and major crashes all have the potential to close roads. These are in place for your safety, and the safety of emergency services. While drivers recognise the dangers, risk taking behaviours seem to continue. By ignoring the road closed signage, drivers put themselves and rescuers at risk. If you plan to drive into incident prone areas,
  • beaufortstreet

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    Page Content: ​Water Corporation continues its ‘Pipes for Perth’ project, renewing the ageing water main along Beaufort Street in staged approaches between Roe Street and Chelmsford Road.Construction work will take place between March and June.The first stage kicks off from 18 March, with Beaufort Street between Newcastle and Bulwer streets reduced to a single lane in both directions.
  • reidandtonkininterchange

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    Page Content: ​All ramps on WA’s biggest free-flowing freeway to freeway interchange will open the morning of Sunday 17 March.Other changes include:A new section of Tonkin Highway opening between Reid Highway and Hepburn Avenue.Beechboro Road overpass opening with one lane in each direction. Motorists who would normally access the highways from here will need to use Morley Dri
  • rnoc

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    Page Content: ​An incident has the potential to suddenly add pressure to peak period travel and potentially throw traffic into chaos. Inside our Road Network Operations Centre, banks of computer screens and monitors buzz with activity, showing traffic moving (or not moving when there’s an incident) along road and through intersections across Perth. RAC Horizons Magaz
  • northeastrelief

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    Page Content: ​Construction is now underway on a major interchange upgrade for Wanneroo Road while the contract to widen one of the last remaining sections of single-lane highway in Perth has also been awarded.The two projects – the Wanneroo Road and Ocean Reef Road Interchange and the four-kilometre widening of Reid Highway between Altone Road and West Swan Road – are set to remove tw
  • northlinksustainable

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    Page Content: NorthLink WA southern section has achieved the ultimate accolade, receiving the highest sustainability rating by an infrastructure project across Australia and New Zealand.With a score of 95.2 points out of a possible 110, the highest score attained to date under the Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia’s (ISCA) Infrastructure Sustainability (IS) Rating Sch
  • hvsoperation

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    Page Content: We are leading the way in Heavy Vehicle safety with Operation Long Run on the WA / SA boarder at Eucla.  This multi-agency operation with the Department of Transport, and the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR), is inspecting vehicles on both sides of the boarder.
    Our Transport Inspectors will be checking compliance with mass and dimension limits; ensuring high productivit
  • bushfireadvice

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    Page Content: The Main Roads Travel Map provides timely information about road closures, incidents, roadworks and events across WA roads. Why not save the link to our travel map and keep up to date on issues affecting our roads during bush fires, floods and other events. You can also follow us on Twitter:Perth metro @ www.twitter.com/perth_trafficRegional roads @ www.twitter.com/wa_roa
  • Tonkin-and-Reid-Highway

    Comments: New ramps opening at Tonkin and Reid Highway.
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    Page Content: The first three ramps at Tonkin Highway and Reid Highway interchange will open in the early hours of Sunday 3 February, enabling a free flowing journey from Reid Highway to Tonkin Highway. The temporary roundabout will no longer be required.The following ramps will be open:Reid Highway westbound and eastbound will use new ramp
  • onlineservices

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    Page Content: ​Our Travel Map will be unavailable Wednesday 23 January from 8pm to midnight to allow for scheduled maintenance. You will be able to visit the map, however incident information may not be current. For road and travel information, please visit our metropolitan (@Perth_Traffic ) and regional (@WA_Roads ) Twitter accounts. We apologise for any inconvenience thi
  • causeway

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    Page Content: ​Causeway roundabout diversions and lane closures are required to allow for utility works for the Waterbank project .
    From 5pm 28 December 2018 to 25 January 2019, the following changes will be in place:Causeway motorists heading into the City will be diverted onto Riverside Drive, to follow a signed detour via Plain Street, Victoria Avenue or Barrack Street. Motorists exiting t
  • greatsouthernhwy

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    Page Content: Work to widen a 4.5 kilometre section of Great Southern Highway, in the Shire of Katanning, will commence on Monday 10 December.Works will include:widening 4.5 kilometres of highway between Strickland Street and McAuliffe Road, from 7.5 metres to 10 metresreinstatement of sealed shoulders; andinstallation of safety barriers and audible edge lines to address the risk of run-off ro
  • websiteimprovements

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    Page Content: ​We're making changes to the website over the next 12 months, so some pages that you may have bookmarked will change.If you have any problems trying to find the information you’re looking for, please contact us via our online form. Thank you for your patience as we improve findability and your overall experience.BlockOneTitle: Register for Email Alerts
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  • drumsigns

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    Page Content: New road signs are being installed in the Pilbara, providing up to date information on road conditions during major incidents.Old signage requires a manual change which can take over two hours, with some signs being over 200 km away.  The new 'rotating drum' signs utilise 3G technology which can be accessed remotely making it a 5 minute task, reducing the risk of outdated info
  • Matagarupopen

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    Page Content: The Matagarup Bridge precinct could soon be home to WA’s newest tourist attraction; including a bridge climb, a zip-line and roof climb on Optus Stadium, giving Perth a new range of thrilling experiences.Newly unveiled audio artwork showcases the historical and cultural beauty of the Swan River area through Whadjuk Noongar storytelling. The addition of pop-up vendors on the b
  • travelmapissues

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    Page Content: ​​Our Travel Map is currently unavailable due to technical issues. We are working to have it restored as soon as possible. For state traffic issues, please visit our metropolitan(@Perth_Traffic) and regional  (@WA_Roads)  Twitter accounts.We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience.
     
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  • roadribbon

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    Page Content: We are supporting WALGA’s Road Ribbon for Road Safety® campaign. A community-based safety initiative which enables people to directly contribute to road safety over the Christmas and New Year holiday period.We can all play a role in road safety by making a conscious effort to follow these easy steps:turning off your mobile phone before driving;driving to the conditions;we
  • sustainabilityaward

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    Page Content: ​We recently took out The Organisational Leadership in Infrastructure Sustainability category in the Sustainability in Infrastructure Awards. This is the second time we have won this award, having previously won it in 2014. Recognising the contribution industry has made to achieve this award, we thank the various companies who have taken up the challenge
  • freeways

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    Page Content: ​Road users will soon be getting home faster and safer with major upgrades to Mitchell and Kwinana freeways.Early works have commenced for three projects that will improve traffic flow in areas where congestion is currently a concern.Sections will be widened and advanced technologies introduced as part of a $2.3 billion investment in road and rail infrastructure by the State
  • warrip

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    Page Content: A new website, showcasing the work of the Western Australian Road Research and Innovation Program (WARRIP) - a collaboration between Main Roads and the Australian Road Research Board, is now live.WARRIP applies national and international research to improve road building and management practice in WA, by:Delivering savings through improved, value-for-money investment decisions, thus maximi
  • brearley

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    Page Content: ​On the night of Friday 5 October, Brearley Avenue will be permanently closed at Great Eastern Highway in Redcliffe.Brearley Avenue is already closed from First Street to Dunreath Drive. Closing Brearley Avenue from Great Eastern Highway to Boulder Avenue will complete the State Government's reconfiguration of Perth Airport's major access points, will reduce rat-running through local
  • freewaypathclosure

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    Page Content: From 24 September to December 2018, the shared path on Kwinana Freeway between Dowell Place and Farrington Road will be closed. Detours will be in place to ensure the safety of cyclists, pedestrians, road users and our workforce.The closure will allow for construction of the Kwinana Freeway Northbound Widening project, which will deliver an extra lane, noise walls, and
  • fremantlebikepath

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    Page Content: ​An extension to the Principal Shared Path (PSP) along the Fremantle railway line from Grant Street to Victoria Street Station will construct the missing section in Cottesloe.The 2.8 kilometre project, makes up the first two stages of the entire extension and will significantly improve connectivity and safety for residents and visitors to the Town of Cottesloe.The path will sepa
  • cityevents

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    Page Content: ​With a number of events taking place this Sunday 26 August, delays may be experienced in and around the CBD.Whether you're running the City to Surf, tasting Good Food & Wine at the Convention Centre or supporting West Coast Fever in the Suncorp Super Netball Grand Final, please be mindful of road closures and increased congestion that may impact your trip. We suggest us
  • droughtreliefconvoy

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    Page Content: A convoy of over 20 trucks delivered much-needed hay, donated and sourced from WA, across the nation to NSW farms facing severe drought. Arriving in NSW's Central West today, the convoy departed from Northam Road Train Assembly Area on Monday 13 August. ​Appropriate permits were approved in record time to assist the Transport Industry in their efforts. The WA State Gov
  • harvestmass

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    Page Content: ​During the 2016-2017 harvest season, new access arrangements were introduced to address first and last mile access issues for the forecasted bumper harvest. While these arrangements enabled larger Restricted Access Vehicles (RAVs) to cart grain from the farm gate to the bins, the arrangements needed to be strengthened to ensure both transport operators and ourselves could also meet
  • ACCIDENT Bus, 2 Cars - BONNYRIGG Elizabeth Dr just past Bonnyrigg Ave

    Sydney - SouthBonnyrigg Elizabeth Dr just past Bonnyrigg AveACCIDENT Bus, 2 CarsStarted today 9:21pm, last checked today 9:24pmImpact: 1 of 2 westbound lane(s) closed (lane 1).Attending:Emergency service(s) Advice:Reduce speed
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  • CHANGED TRAFFIC CONDITIONS Medical Emergency - SYDNEY Eddy Ave approaching Elizabeth St

    Sydney - InnerSydney Eddy Ave approaching Elizabeth StCHANGED TRAFFIC CONDITIONS Medical EmergencyStarted today 6:22pmImpact: 1 of 4 eastbound lane(s) closed (lane 1).Attending:Emergency service(s), RMS Location:View on map

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