Main Road unveils new central hub for traffic and road management

Main Roads WA has unveiled its new high tech operations system today, and will be capable of managing traffic flow across the entire metropolitan area. The Road Network Operations Centre (RNOC) features sophisticated technology and improved data feedback to help improve congestion on our roads. Transport Minister, Rita Saffioti, said one of the priorities of…

Kwinana Freeway To Get Smart Tech Upgrade

Perth’s first smart technology freeway will be coming within months after the State Government awarded a major contract. Tender for the new extra lane for the Kwinana Freeway northbound has been awarded to SmartWay Alliance. This alliance is formed a three companies including BMD Constructions Pty Ltd, Ventia Pty Ltd and Arup Pty Ltd, working…

Reid Highway Duplication Project Explore Bridge Possibility

The government will call for designs and construction proposals for the Reid Highway duplication project. The $70 million project opportunity came about after City Of Swan’s funding contributions for the bridge project. New suburbs including Caversham and Dayton will be given alternative bus lanes to cross-over Reid Highway, pedestrian and emergency vehicles will also be…

Roe 8 Rehab is Underway!

After months of protests, arrests, and arguments from both sides of politics for the controversial project, rehab has started to the now closed Roe 8 construction site. 231 jobs have now been secured on other congestion-issues around Perth, marking the conclusion of a negotiation process by Labor to redeploy workers to other secure jobs. The…

EXCLUSIVE: Roe 8 Ramifications A Disaster For Murdoch Precinct

A new development in the Roe 8 saga has occurred. Murdoch University have revealed a plan to further develop the university site, but there may not be any access to the future site. The Mayor of Melville, Russell Aubrey says, “What we’re interested in is to be able to be free and live our lives…

Saffioti Recommits to Not Widening Guildford Road

Guildford Road Won’t Be Widened Minister for Transport, Planning and Lands, Rita Saffioti, has recommitted to WA Labor’s election pledge to not widen Guildford Road. Ms Saffioti has urged the Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC) to submit their formal recommendation as quickly as possible, as required by law, so she can give landowners certainty. “We…

Perth’s Pathway Madness

The West Australian newspaper has published shocking photos of drivers driving on bicycle lanes today, the story has reignited Perth’s traffic congestion crisis. The picture on the newspaper showed that numerous motorists including a taxi, a delivery van and other private cars drove on the cycle path to avoid traffic jam on Nicholson Road. Bicycle…

Murray Street Two Way Conversion

Murray Street in Perth’s CDB is currently being converted to two way traffic to improve accessibility into and out of the city. Preliminary works have already begun on Murray Street West (Elder Street to William Street) In order to accommodate the ever increasing flow of traffic in and out of the city, City of Perth…

New road to link Rockingham to the Freeway

WA Planning Minister John Day has announced the construction of the Mundijong Road extension, linking both the Kwinana Freeway and Mandurah Road. Federal Member Gary Gray has represented the Federal Government, due to their contribution of 8.7 million dollars whilst the state government has contributed 10.3million dollars and the city of Rockingham has contributed 9.1…