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High-voltage Highway to Hell finale closes epic Perth Festival season

  • Government supports Perth Festival through multimillion dollar contribution
  • Once-in-a-generation signature event to boost economy and create jobs
  • Plenty of opportunities for fans and families to enjoy the free entertainment
  • Canning Highway to be closed to traffic from 1pm on Sunday, March 1

Lift-off for the METRONET Airport Central Station

  • Airport Central Station 70 per cent complete with first roof modules installed last week
  • Skybridge link between Airport Central Station and Perth Airport close to completion
  • More than 700 workers currently employed on Forrestfield-Airport Link project and 70 workers employed on Skybridge site
  • Six METRONET projects underway this year alone, creating thousands of jobs

Enabling legislation for METRONET Morley-Ellenbrook Line passes Parliament

  • Railway (METRONET) Amendment Bill 2019 passed by both houses of State Parliament
  • Process on track to provide the necessary legislative powers to build the planned 21km rail line to Ellenbrook with five new stations
  • Morley-Ellenbrook Line project started with early works at Bayswater Station in late 2019
  • Request for Proposal out for METRONET's Morley-Ellenbrook Line's main contract

TBM Grace completes Forrestfield-Airport Link tunnelling journey

  • First tunnel-boring machine breaks through at Bayswater dive structure
  • Arrival marks end of tunnelling for TBM Grace with TBM Sandy expected to finish in May
  • Major infrastructure works to build project's three new stations continue
  • Six METRONET projects to be underway in 2020, creating thousands of local jobs 

Preferred proponent chosen to deliver Denny Avenue road package

  • Downer EDI named preferred proponent for level crossing removal's road component
  • Second of two construction contracts, with Downer EDI also preferred for rail package
  • Community information sessions arranged for March 3 and March 7
  • Denny Avenue level crossing removal will make crossing safer and revitalise Kelmscott town centre

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