High Street Upgrade - Stirling Highway to Carrington Street
The upgrade of High Street from Stirling Highway to Carrington Street is designed to improve safety, freight efficiency and the general flow of traffic for all road users travelling into and out of Fremantle.
On 19 October 2018, we called for expressions of interest from industry as the first step in engaging a contractor to design and deliver the High Street Upgrade.
We have also progressed the noise assessment process. In line with the Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC) Road and Rail Noise Policy (State Planning Policy 5.4), we undertook noise monitoring within the project area in June 2018.
The results have determined the project will include noise mitigation measures and a noise wall map has now been prepared.
Noise walls are provided where noise modelling shows that residential properties are likely to experience high levels of traffic noise within the project area (as defined under WAPC SPP 5.4). Noise walls are not provided where commercial or public open spaces interface the road corridor.
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Updated Concept Plan - August 2018
An extensive community and stakeholder program has informed the concept design. It now features two new underpasses for pedestrian and cyclist connectivity, modifications to the roundabout design to improve traffic flows and new parking facilities to ease pressures at the local netball facility.
Project Update - July 2018
Our July project update is now available. It provides information on the draft concept for the High Street Upgrade, key features of the proposed plan, key dates and answers to some frequently asked questions.
Thank you to the more than 300 people who provided feedback on the draft concept plan.
We’ve created a quick snapshot of the feedback with some key themes and results from the online survey.
Whether you attended a drop in session, went online to complete a survey or provided a submission your comments have been captured and are now being provided to the project team to review and feed into the concept design.
Consultation will continue with the City of Fremantle and key stakeholders over the next six months to ensure the upgrade meets the community's needs as much as possible within the space, cost and operational constraints.
The current layout of High Street from Carrington Street to Stirling Highway intersection, provides direct access to several local roads and driveways, resulting in stop-start conditions, heightened safety risks and congestion.
An initial concept, released in 2013, is no longer the preferred option.
Following consultation with the City of Fremantle, and taking into consideration previous feedback from local residents and stakeholders, a new draft concept plan has been developed.
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