South Western Highway Newlands Improvement

​We have completed works to upgrade a 2.7 km section of South Western Highway in Newlands.

The focus of the project was to improve safety and reduce the risk of run off road crashes in the section between Newlands Road East and Logiudice Road.

Scope of works

  • Widening the existing road pavement and constructing sealed shoulders to improve safety
  • Intersection improvements including installing wider seal to allow left and right turners to be passed by through traffic
  • Horizontal and vertical realignment of a 1 km section at the southern end of the project

November and December 2017

  • Service relocations
  • Minor vegetation clearing and pruning
  • Minor road construction and widening works

January to April 2018

  • Minor vegetation clearing and pruning
  • Road construction
  • Realignment of a 1 km section at the southern end


 Image: South Western Highway map


​Key benefits

  • Improve safety
  • Reduce the risk of run off road crashes


​Key dates 

Project completed - April 2018


​More information


Last Updated: 30 October 2018