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Hodges Drive to Hepburn Avenue Mitchell Freeway southbound widening

Beldon, Craigie, Edgewater, Greenwood, Heathridge, Padbury, Whitfords, Woodvale


  • Road

    Project type
  • $214 million

    Total budget
  • Complete

    Project phase
  • Main Roads WA

    Lead agency
  • 530

    Jobs supported

This project provided an extra southbound lane on the Mitchell Freeway between Hodges Drive and Hepburn Avenue and formed part of an overall strategy to improve the performance of the Mitchell Freeway.

The third lane reopened in May 2024, with the speed returning to 100kmh.

New ramp signals and overhead digital signage is being installed towards Warwick Road as part of the Smart Freeway upgrades.


  • Reduced congestion
  • Improved traffic flow and road safety
  • Accommodate higher traffic demand
  • Save 15,000 road users 6 minutes from Shenton Avenue to Warwick Road daily

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