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.
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 by mid-2021.
Concept design plans: