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Project

Hester Avenue to Romeo Road Mitchell Freeway extension

Alkimos, Butler, Ridgewood

Overview

  • Road

    Project type
  • $232 million

    Total budget
  • Under Construction

    Project phase
  • Main Roads WA

    Lead agency
  • 1200

    Jobs supported
  • Mid 2021

    Start date

    Late 2023

    End date

This project involves extending Mitchell Freeway 5.6 kilometres from Hester Avenue to Romeo Road in Alkimos.

Key features of the project include a new interchange at Lukin Drive, a rail tunnel for the existing rail line at Butler Station, connecting Romeo Road from Wanneroo Road to Marmion Avenue as well as a new path for pedestrians and cyclists.

The extension will service the rapidly growing north-western suburbs of Butler, Yanchep, Alkimos and Eglinton and areas to the east including Nowergup.

Benefits

  • Alleviate pressure on the local road network
  • Reduced travel times
  • Improved road safety and connectivity for those living and working in the northern suburbs.
  • Caters for the growing population in Perth's north-west

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