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NORTH-EAST ROAD AND RAIL PROJECTS FOR WEST SWAN

A series of major road and rail projects announced by the McGowan Government in recent weeks is a much-deserved windfall for the north-eastern suburbs. At the election, WA Labor committed to fixing several congestion hotspots and taking a long-term, integrated … Continue reading

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$2.3 billion jobs boost for WA

perth now – A LANDMARK $2.3 billion roads and rail deal struck between the Federal and State Governments will create 6000 new jobs in WA over the next two years. Lauded as a “game changer for WA”, the multibillion-dollar windfall … Continue reading

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Lord Street dual carriageway plan to speed up Ellenbrook commute!

perth now – ELLENBROOK residents are being promised faster commute times in their cars, with the State Government announcing a new dual carriageway for Lord Street. The project, which will replace the previous government’s bus rapid transit plan to Ellenbrook, will … Continue reading

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Trucks on Park Street

Road Works to Lower Crest on Park Street Near Partridge Street Good News – the City of Swan have advised that road works will commence in May to lower the very dangerous crest on Park Street near Partridge Street. This … Continue reading

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CPB Contractors has won a $175 million contract to deliver the northern section of the NorthLink WA project between Ellenbrook and Muchea

The West CIMIC Group’s CPB Contractors has won a $175 million contract to deliver the northern section of the NorthLink WA project between Ellenbrook and Muchea. The contract win represents the third and final stage of the $1.12 billion State … Continue reading

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Park Street residents in Henley Brook and Brabham call for speed reduction, claiming street is truck route

The Advocate Community News RESIDENTS of Park Street in Henley Brook and Brabham claim their street has become a truck route in recent years and are calling for the speed limit to be reduced. RESIDENTS Anthony Lumney, Murray Severn, Sylvain … Continue reading

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Way Overdue New Temporary Footpath – Park Street, Henley Brook

As an outcome of community complaints in relation to the truck nightmare on Park Street, Henley Brook a new temporary footpath has been laid by the City of Swan. The new footpath now joins the Avonlee and Whiteman Edge estates … Continue reading

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Northlink WA (Reid Highway to Ellenbrook) – BGC, Laing O’Rourke JV wins $417m Main Roads WA contract

The West A joint venture between BGC Contracting and Laing O’Rourke, Great Northern Connect (GNC), has won a $417 million Main Roads WA contract. The State Government says the project will create about 100 jobs. The contract is for the … Continue reading

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WA in for ‘congestion election’: details emerge on Metronet transport plan

WAtoday The head of RAC WA has called “crunch time” for the state’s transport systems, as Labor outlines an overall timeframe for its priority projects, which include light rail. “As a state we simply can’t afford to be complacent. Without … Continue reading

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CBP chosen for bus project

Ellenbrook Advocate THE State Government has announced its preferred proponent to carry out the multimillion-dollar Ellenbrook Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project. Transport Minister Bill Marmion announced last week CBP contractors would work with Main Roads WA, in partnership with the Public … Continue reading

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Entrapped by developer trucks – Park Street, Henley Brook

Being a property owner on Park Street, Henley Brook for the past 33 years Mr Murray Severn said we are all now feeling very entrapped by the continuous number of heavy haulage trucks travelling along Park Street which is meant … Continue reading

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New bike path on Gnangara Road from Henley Brook Avenue to West Swan Road

The West Australian Transport Minister Dean Nalder said $40,000 would go to the design of a 2km, 2.5m-wide shared bike path on Gnangara Road from Henley Brook Avenue to West Swan Road. He committed another $190,000 to build a 1km … Continue reading

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Pipeline operators move to allay fears

ECHO News APA Group, one of the gas pipeline operators with above ground installations in Harrow St in Dayton, says its pipelines are well maintained and operated as well as subject to regular surveillance audits by certifying body BSI ANZ … Continue reading

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NorthLink WA is now underway

Sod turned on non-stop northern transport route NorthLink WA to provide non-stop transport route between Morley and Muchea $1.12 billion investment in freight transport system Project will directly employ about 1,000 people The ground has been officially broken on the … Continue reading

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Ellenbrook bus project gets its cash ($49 million) for a rapid transit line and NEW Lord Street

The West Australian on May 13, 2016 Yesterday’s Budget flagged $49 million for an Ellenbrook bus rapid transit line, another project beset by controversy and broken promises. Promised as a rail link in 2008, the Barnett Government began planning a … Continue reading

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School Parking Concerns

Frank Alban MLA met onsite with the Upper Swan Primary School Principal, P&C parent representatives and Main Roads Western Australia officers. This follows on from a meeting by City of Swan staff and Councillor Rod Henderson recently. This group are … Continue reading

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Lord Street extended

Eastern Reporter 5 Apr 2016 CAVERSHAM is set to be more accessible after an extension of Lord Street was officially opened last month. Called Daviot Road, the 500m dual carriageway road extends Lord Street south of Reid Highway to Suffolk … Continue reading

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