Major Road Projects

The Shire of Broome is committed to providing a well maintained, functional and safe road network and carparks for our community.

The projects outlined below capture recent major works undertaken in addition to our annual maintenance programs.

Hamersley Napier Roundabout

Details:

The Hamersley Street and Napier Terrace intersection was upgraded to a roundabout to improve safety and traffic movements into Chinatown. The project was delivered by local civil contractor Roadline Pty Ltd.

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Status:

Construction Completed October 2018

Construction Cost:

$2M

Funding:

Shire of Broome, Roads to Recovery Grants, Blackspot and Road Project Grants

 Hunter Street Reconstruction

Details:

This key strategic light industrial road and six intersections was reconstructed in two stages. Both stages of the project were delivered by local civil contractor Roadline Pty Ltd. The works also involved replacing and lowering old water mains.

 

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Status:

Construction Completed September 2019

Construction Cost:

$1.7M

Funding:

Shire of Broome, Roads to Recovery Grants and Road Project Grants

Herbert / Saville Roundabout

Details:

Intersection between Herbert St and Saville St was upgraded to a roundabout to improve safety through the intersection. The project was delivered by local civil contractor McCorry Brown Earthmoving Pty Ltd.

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Status:

Construction Completed November 2020

Construction Cost:

$550,000

Funding:

Federal Blackspot

Gus Winkel and Old Broome Road Intersection

Details:

Intersection between Gus Winkel Rd and Old Broome Rd was upgraded to improve safety through the intersection. The project was delivered by local civil contractor McCorry Brown Earthmoving Pty Ltd.

 

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Status:

Construction Completed November 2020

Construction Cost:

$600,000

Funding:

State Blackspot, BIA and Shire of Broome

McDaniel Road Reconstruction

Details:

900m of this key strategic industrial road and four intersections were in poor condition. A complete pavement reconstruction was undertaken and the drainage network capacity was increased to reduce property flooding. The project was delivered by local civil contractor Roadline Pty Ltd.

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Status:

Construction Completed November 2020

Construction Cost:

$4M

Funding:

Shire of Broome, Roads to Recovery Grants and Road Project Grants

Port Drive Children’s Crossing and Carpark

Details:

Replacement of the current children’s crossing and a carpark on the western verge to improve safety and meet current standards. These works are being delivered in consultation with Saint Mary’s College.

 

 

 

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Status:

Design Development for Delivery in 2021

Construction Cost:

TBC

Funding:

Blackspot, Shire of Broome & SMC

Frederick Street Blackspot

Details:

Modification to vehicle movements and construction of an additional off-street drop-off carpark to improve safety and reduce traffic during peak times.

 

 

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Status:

Design Development for Delivery in 2021-22

Construction Cost:

TBC

Funding:

Blackspot, Shire of Broome & BSHS

Town Beach Carpark

Details:

Additional carpark to alleviate capacity issues.

 

 

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Status:

Design Development for Delivery in 2021

Construction Cost:

TBC

Funding:

Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program