​Square Kilometre Array Access Roads

The Square Kilometre Array Access Roads (SKAAR) project will upgrade roads between Mullewa and the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project site near Boolardy Station.

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Key infrastructure is currently being designed and Stage 1 is due to go to tender in early 2018.

Information sessions were held in March and April 2017 to advise local businesses and people of the upcoming works and opportunities presented by the SKAAR Project. 

Scope of works

  • Upgrades to major floodways
  • Review of signage
  • Upgrades to narrow cattle grids
  • Resheeting sections of unsealed roads
  • Short road realignment.


Image: Square Kilometre Array Access Road map and project update


​Key benefits

  • Improved access to the project site during construction and operation
  • Improved access for other road users. 


​Key dates

  • Construction start date - Mid 2018 
  • Anticipated completion date (Stage 1) - Mid 2019
  • Anticipated completion date (Stage 2) - 2023/24


​More information

Newsletter - July 2017

Last Updated: 20 March 2018