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Question Without Notice No. 801 asked in the Legislative Council on 7 November 2017 by Hon Simon O’Brien

Minister responding: Hon R. Saffioti
Parliament: 40 Session: 1
Answered on 7 November 2017

HIGH STREET, FREMANTLE — UPGRADE
801. Hon SIMON O'BRIEN to the minister representing the Minister for Transport:
This is dated 2 November, when notice was given. I refer to the government's plans for road upgrades proposed as an alternative to the cancelled Roe Highway plans.
      (1) What is the general scope of the road and related works that the government will carry out on Stirling Highway, East Fremantle; High Street; Carrington Street; Leach Highway; and Stock Road?
      (2) What is the budgeted cost for these works?
      (3) What is the budgeted cost for resumption of residential properties along the route and how many properties are affected?
Hon STEPHEN DAWSON replied:
      I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question.
      (1) Main Roads Western Australia is investigating a number of options for the upgrade of High Street between Stirling Highway and Carrington Street. These upgrades may involve improvements to High Street and the intersection of Stirling Highway. No work is currently planned between Carrington Street and Stock Road.
      (2) The budget for the High Street upgrades between Carrington Street and Stirling Highway was announced as part of the Boosting Jobs, Busting Congestion package at $118 million.
      (3) No resumption of residential properties is planned as part of the High Street improvements between Stirling Highway and Carrington Street.