​​​​​Wanneroo Road and Joondalup Drive Interchange

  • Replace a busy signalised intersection with a free-flowing interchange​​
  • Construction work commenced in September 2018 and is expected to be completed in mid-2020
  • Making your trip safer and providing shorter travel times

Image: Artist's impression of the Wanneroo Road and Joondalup Drive Interchange


  • Grade separation intersection with Joondalup Drive going over Wanneroo Road with two lanes in each direction
  • New roundabout at current intersection of Joondalup Drive and Cheriton Drive
  • New signalised intersection at Wanneroo Road and Clarkson Avenue
  • Modifications to intersections with local roads (Drovers Place and St Stephen Crescent)
  • A roundabout with two or three lanes
  • Retaining walls and noise walls on intersection quadrants
  • Road furniture, fencing, drainage, landscaping and street lighting
  • Shared paths and bus facilities
  • Driveways and accommodation works

Project update

Intersection closure for bridge beam installation: 22 – 25 November 2019

The Wanneroo Road and Joondalup Drive intersection will be closed after 8pm Friday 22 November to 5am Monday 25 November 2019 to allow work crews to install 16, 120-tonne bridge beams safely.

Detours will be in place to direct traffic around the intersection. The detour routes will be the same as those implemented during the intersection closure in July 2019.For more information and detour routes​ Op​en November Construction Update PDF

Upcoming out of hours works

Wanneroo Road and Joondalup Drive intersection

  • Friday 25 October 2019: 7:00pm – 7:00am
  • All roads remain open, with intermittent lane closures on both Wanneroo Road and Joondalup Drive
  • Speed reduction to 40km/h​

Bridge installation ramping up

Within the next four weeks, the bridge piers will be installed, ramps will be back-filled and the last section of Joondalup Drive will be built. Please see our Open September Construction Update for more information. ​


Video: Timelapse footage of a temporary roundabout replacing traffic signals 


  • August 2018: Early works activity
  • September 2018: Construction commenced
  • Mid-2020: Construction complete ​


 Image: Final design map



Funded by the Commonwealth and State Governments as part of a $2.3 billion investment in road and rail infrastructure, announced by Premier Mark McGowan on 7 May 2017.

Last Updated: 12 November 2019