Onslow Road Upgrade
- 76km of the Onslow Road will be upgraded, over two stages.
- Stage 1 works are complete. Stage 2 is expected to commence in mid-June.
- Works will reduce travel times and improve safety in the Pilbara.
Image: Aggregate being
stored for use in the upgrade works
Stage 1 is a 33 km stretch on the south east end, which includes the upgrade of the North West Coastal Highway and Onslow Road intersection.
Stage 2 is 43 km long, and includes provision of a new intersection for the proposed Onslow controlled waste facility.
Works will include structural overlay and resealing, targeted sub-base and sub-grade improvements, replacement and extension of existing culverts and upgrade to signage and road markings.
Stage 1 works have been completed.
Stage 2 tenders closed on Wednesday 27 February and it is anticipated that works will commence in mid-June.
- Stage 1: August 2018
- Stage 2: mid-June 2019
- Stage 1: Completed May 2019
- Stage 2: January 2020