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Lloyd Street Bridge design rethink lost

Helena River Alliance

By Claire Ottaviano A MOTION for a design review of the soon-to-be-built Lloyd Street Bridge narrowly missed the mark at Council this week. Councillor Ian Johnson moved a motion to request Main Roads WA review the bridge’s design after public ...

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GEH Bypass project surges ahead

Great Eastern Highway Bypass project

By Claire Ottaviano CONSTRUCTION on the long anticipated Great Eastern Highway Bypass Interchange project, including the new Lloyd Street Bridge, has officially begun. On Tuesday, Planning and Transport Minister Rita Saffioti, City of Swan mayor David Lucas and Kalamunda mayor ...

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Rethink EastLink

By Claire Ottaviano ONLY six-months on from a bushfire which changed the lives of many in the rural communities of Gidgegannup and Wooroloo, residents say they are facing the next threat to their livelihoods, the progression of EastLink WA. This ...

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Orange goes Eastlink

Claire Ottaviano & Liam Ducey EXCLUSIVE THE long-awaited Orange Route has been given its first breath of life after more than four decades of dormancy. Planning and design for the Tonkin Highway to Northam route, now known as Eastlink WA, ...

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Tuohy Gardens a garden again?

THE fight to retain Tuohy Gardens as a community asset is going in a different direction, with a proposal the land be used as a community vegetable garden on a temporary basis. Tuohy Gardens is within the Midland Redevelopment Area ...

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Safety still of concern to GEH motorists

By Claire Ottaviano WORKS to improve sightlines along Great Eastern Highway (GEH) have begun after two deaths and multiple complaints triggered a road safety audit. An audit of the 2019-completed GEH safety upgrade was conducted after a mother-to-be, her unborn ...

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GEH realigned at Wooroloo

A LONG battle to upgrade a dangerous Great Eastern Highway (GEH) intersection has delivered a win for locals with upgrade works and a realignment of the highway starting soon. For the past four years, Swan Hills MLA Jessica Shaw has ...

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Street to remember Deb

By Claire Ottaviano A MAHOGANY Creek woman will be remembered with the naming of a street to ‘Deb’s Way’ at Perth Hills Caravan Park and Market Village, her home for the past six years. Deb Gooding, a 47-year-old motocyclist, was ...

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Safety of upgrades questioned

By Claire Ottaviano MAIN Roads WA has confirmed it will conduct a safety audit of the recently completed Great Eastern Highway safety upgrades following two deaths on the highway in recent weeks. Echo News can reveal Main Roads WA (MRWA) ...

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Tragedy strikes twice in one week

By Breanna Inferrera and Claire Ottaviano THE neighbouring communities of Glen Forrest and Mahogany Creek have been rocked by two fatal crashes in less than one week. The first crash happened on Friday, May 15 when a blue Nissan Skyline ...

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