Major Contract

Tonkin Highway Grade Separations - Kelvin, Hale and Welshpool Roads

PROJECT STATUS
Announced
Tonkin Highway Grade Separations - Kelvin, Hale and Welshpool Roads

The WA Government is undertaking improvements to the Tonkin Highway corridor. The Tonkin Highway is a 44-kilometre north-south highway and partial freeway in Perth, Western Australia, linking Perth Airport with the city's north-eastern and south-eastern suburbs. 

The WA Government has committed to grade separating various intersections, with Kelvin Road, Hale Road and Welshpool Road identified as key priorities for upgrade.

Key Dates

Apr 2022 Expected Construction Commencement
Jul 2024 Expected Construction Completion

Funding contributions

Federal Government
WA Government

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Main Roads Western Australia

PROJECT HISTORY

May 2019 The project was allocated funding as part of a $1.2 billion funding package announced in the 2019-20 WA Budget.
Aug 2021 The Government of Western Australia released new designs for Tonkin Highway and Hale Road interchange following community consultation. The new designs directly connect Tonkin Highway northbound and Hale Road via a new road that will be constructed alongside the highway.
Estimated Total Cost
(2018)
Sector
Road
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
Location
Western Australia | National |
Infrastructure Australia status
Priority Initiative (long-term, 10-20 years)
Resources
Media releases
2019/04/14
2021/08/27