Five dangerous level crossings whose boom gates are each down for about three hours every day will be removed on the inner Armadale Line, with elevated rail chosen as the solution.
The Federal Government announced on 4 May an additional $347.5 million for the Inner Armadale Line Level Crossing Removal and Byford Rail Extension projects.
Closing the Denny Avenue level crossing is a major milestone, but it’s still a long road ahead for the project as roadworks and Kelmscott revitalisation works continue until late-2021.
At last, the most dangerous level crossing in WA is finally going. The first level crossing to be removed for METRONET will be replaced shortly afterwards by a new underpass at Davis Road.
From April 1, vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists will no longer be able to use the Denny Avenue level crossing.
While the project is called the Denny Avenue Level Crossing Removal Project, the team is delivering far more than just that.
2021 is already off to a running start with three projects reaching an exciting milestone with major construction proponents shortlisted this month.
In what was a challenging year on many fronts, it was full steam ahead on METRONET projects.
To build vital infrastructure for METRONET projects major disruptions on the Armadale and Fremantle Lines are planned for early 2021.
Two METRONET projects on the Armadale Line have taken a major step forward with procurement underway for the Byford Rail Extension and Level Crossing Removals at Mint Street, Oats Street and Welshpool Road.
The easing of congestion, saving time and increased safety are what excites the community most when it comes to the removal of up to six level crossings on the Inner Armadale Line.
Removing level crossings is serious business and in good news for the Inner Armadale Line Level Crossing Removals Project, the Business Case has been submitted to Infrastructure Australia.
Building For Tomorrow – an information campaign and supporting website – kicked off this week to give travellers information and updates on the major road, rail, cycling and marina projects in planning, underway or fast-tracked across WA.
Two Community Reference Groups (CRGs) have been established to help inform the concept design for up to six level crossing removals as part of the Inner Armadale Level Crossing Removal project.
Based on initial stakeholder feedback on these options, a third option is now being considered for removing the Wharf Street crossing
Safer, easier and potentially more crossings will be possible for up to six level crossing removals on the inner Armadale line, at Mint Street, Oats Street, Welshpool Road, Hamilton Street, Wharf Street and William Street.