Perth Link Roads
This project will improve safety and efficiency by removing heavy vehicles from the centre of Perth as they travel to and from the northern and north-western ports.
This project will provide a divided dual lane highway (four lanes, about 4.5 km in length) around the western side of Perth, continuing on from the Perth-Breadalbane project, connecting in to Illawarra Road, and joining up at the South Esk Bridge.
Works will also include:
This project is the final link in a dual carriageway along the Midland Highway, from Launceston to the south of Perth, Tasmania.
You can view recent drone footage of the project site below.
In June 2018, Tasmanian joint venture VEC-Shaw was announced as the preferred contractor. Work has now started on the project, and construction is expected to be completed in 2020.
Concept design plans: