Main Roads Western Australia South Western Highway Realignment Burekup


Project Overview

Our South West Region is undertaking a project to realign a 1.7km section of the South Western Highway in Burekup between Russell Road and Raymond Road. This will include the construction of a new bridge over the Collie River and a culvert over the Collie River floodway. Work commenced in September 2015 and is expected to finish in April 2016.

The project will:

  • Provide a safer and modern road and bridge with safety barriers.
  • Cater for increasing traffic volumes, especially heavy vehicles.
  • Improve safety for locals accessing Burekup.
  • Replace the existing deteriorating bridges with modern, durable structures with a longer life span and less maintenance liability and costs.
  • Improve erosion control of the bridge and culvert structures, and protect the natural river bank using rocks.

MJB Industries products supplied 144 x 2700mm x 2700mm x 1.20m MRDWA Box Culverts to 1597.2 and Main Roads Specification 404.

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