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Muchea to Wubin Great Northern Highway upgrades

Muchea North, Bindoon Bypass, New Norcia Bypass, Batty Bog, Walebing Curve, Bindi Bindi Bends, Miling Bypass, Miling Straight, Pithara Upgrades, Wubin Intersection Upgrades


  • Road

    Project type
  • $347 million More info

    Total budget
  • Complete

    Project phase
  • Main Roads WA

    Lead agency
  • 1600

    Jobs supported

Between 2000 and 2009, Stage 1 of the Great Northern Highway - Muchea to Wubin project was undertaken, in which 76 kilometres of the highway was upgraded.

Stage 2 is also complete and included a series of construction packages to deliver town bypasses, wider roads, additional passing lanes, improved geometry, safer roadsides, more rest stops and additional facilities for heavy vehicles.

Planning, land acquisition and environmental assessment for the Bindoon Bypass was also included in the project.


  • Improved road safety
  • Increased freight efficiency and reduced traffic delays
  • Enhanced travel wellbeing via improvements in roadside amenities for rest and driver information
  • Offers a safer route to freight operators

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