Project

Great Eastern Highway Bypass Interchanges

PROJECT STATUS
Awarded
Great Eastern Highway Bypass Interchanges

The project will see two new bridged interchanges constructed along the Great Eastern Highway Bypass at Roe Highway and Abernethy Road with the aim of improving access to Perth's eastern suburbs. It will also involve a range of upgrades and alterations to the Highway and surrounding roads, including: 

  • upgrading the Great Eastern Highway between the new interchanges
  • upgrading Abernethy Road 
  • upgrading Roe Highway between Great Eastern Highway Bypass and Clayton Street
  • connecting the Great Eastern Highway Bypass to Lloyd Street
  • constructing a bridge over the Helena River to complete the extension of Lloyd Street from Clayton Street to Stirling Crescent
  • a shared path along the Great Eastern Highway Bypass, continuing onto Roe Highway, and
  • converting Stirling Crescent into cul-de-sacs on either side of the Great Eastern Highway Bypass, providing local access by extending Adelaide Street to Abernethy Road.

Key Dates

Jul 2020 RFP Open
Feb 2021 Contract Award
2021 Expected Construction Commencement
2024 Expected Construction Completion

Funding contributions

Federal Government
WA Government

Procurement

Successful Tenderer: Greater Connect consortium, comprising Laing O'Rourke, AECOM, and Arcadis

PROJECT HISTORY

Jul 2020 Procurement of the project was brought forward by 18 months as part of the WA Government's COVID-19 response, with the release of Request for Proposals in July 2020.
Oct 2020 The Federal Government announced $1.1 billion in funding for transport projects in WA ahead of the release of its 2020-21 Budget, with funding for the project brought forward.
Feb 2021 The contract was awarded to the Greater Connect consortium.
Estimated Total Cost
(2020)
Sector
Road
Procurement approach
Alliance |
Location
Western Australia |
Infrastructure Australia status
Not considered