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Project

Ranford Road Bridge development

Canning Vale

Overview

  • Road

    Project type
  • $716 million More info

    Total budget
  • Under Construction

    Project phase
  • METRONET

    Lead agency
  • 1,680 More info

    Jobs supported
  • Late 2019

    Start date

    Mid 2023

    End date

Construction of a new longer, higher bridge over the railway at Ranford Road, Canning Vale, is underway and will replace the existing older bridge.

The new bridge will be higher to future-proof the rail corridor, and will have six general traffic lanes, bus lanes and a shared path on each side to facilitate cycling and pedestrian access.

The opportunity to upgrade the Ranford Road Bridge to cater for future traffic volumes and station access was identified in the design phase and will prevent the need to retrofit costly upgrades in coming years.

The first section of the new Ranford Road Bridge opened in November 2021, allowing lanes of traffic to be switched over. The switch means traffic is now flowing on two lanes in each direction and using an upgraded section of Ranford Road, between Livingstone Drive and Bannister Road, Canning Vale.

Benefits

  • Supports the development of the Ranford Road Station as part of the Thornlie-Cockburn Link project
  • Support future development of the Canning Vale industrial area
  • Easing road congestion and future proofing the network
  • Creates thousands of jobs

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