Wheatbelt Secondary Freight Network Update
Staging Plan to Progress Regional Road Freight Strategy
Individual freight routes being upgraded under a regional strategy to improve road freight safety and productivity have been announced with the release of the Wheatbelt Secondary Freight Network (WSFN) Staging Plan.
The Federal Government’s contribution to date is $150 mill. A further $37.5 mill has been committed by State and Local Governments.
Steering Committee Chair Cr Katrina Crute said the total project funding will enable upgrade of 950 km of the highest priority routes over the next six years.
The Steering Committee acknowledged WALGA, Main Roads WA, Regional Development Australia Wheatbelt, Wheatbelt Development Commission, The Shire of Kulin and the Shire of Koorda for their continued support of this project through the provision of administrative support and guidance.