Planning progresses for the Thomas-Anketell Road freight corridor
Today the Minister for Transport announced the release of the early planning concept for the Thomas-Anketell Road freight corridor. The early concept design shows how the future container terminal in Kwinana’s Outer Harbour may connect with Tonkin Highway and support an efficient Western Australian supply chain network.
The early concept for the corridor between Clementi Road in Mandogalup to Tonkin Hwy in Oakford includes:
- Upgrading Thomas and Anketell Roads to four lanes between Tonkin Highway in Oakford and Lyon Road in Anketell and creating two lanes in each direction for general traffic plus dedicated freight only lanes (one in each direction) between Lyon Road and Clementi Road in Mandogalup, which will include new bridges over Kwinana Freeway.
- New interchanges, bridges, roundabouts and ramps at Thomas and Kargotich and Thomas and Nicholson roads.
- Service roads to provide access to properties on Anketell and Thomas roads, and
- A shared path along the south side of the corridor for pedestrians and cyclists.
Westport will now liaise with the community and stakeholders as the early concept is developed over the next 18 months, as we consider every aspect of the supply chain to ensure better trade outcomes.
Registrations are now open for Westport’s first online community information event Thursday 7 April visit.