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Bunbury Outer Ring Road New road project

Bunbury, Gelorup, Dardanup West, Picton East, Waterloo

Overview

  • Road

    Project type
  • $852 million

    Total budget
  • In Planning

    Project phase
  • Main Roads WA

    Lead agency
  • 4500

    Jobs supported

This project will see the construction of a 27 kilometre, four-lane, freeway-standard road connecting Forrest Highway to Bussell Highway.

The Bunbury Outer Ring Road project is the biggest infrastructure project ever undertaken in the south-west and will provide new and improved access to Bunbury-Geographe and the wider south west region.

Benefits

  • Will allow drivers to avoid 13 sets of traffic lights and one rail level crossing between Forrest Highway and Bussell Highway
  • Improved safety for local residents by removing a significant number of trucks from local roads each day
  • Create free flowing traffic movements for the freight transport industry
  • Create thousands of local jobs
  • Approximately 20,000 native seedlings will be planted as part of the project's earthworks

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