Great Eastern Highway Upgrade

Principal: Main Roads Western Australia
Location: Perth, WA
Status: Completed

Construction of the Great Eastern Highway upgrade is expected to commence in July 2011 and is scheduled for completion by December 2013. The project includes the following works:

– 4.2km highway widening, from four to six lanes

– Constructing a central median for the full length of the project

– Upgrading all major intersections to include dedicated turning movements

– Providing U-turn facilities at key locations to maintain access to businesses fronting the highway

– Incorporating bus priority lanes into intersections

– On-road cycling facilities

– Continuous pedestrian paths

– Public art

– Landscaping

– Legacy project