Morley Drive & Tonkin disruption 17 ~ 20 Feb

The heavy rain last week put a halt to the planned road works at Morley drive.

They are now promising to carry out the works this weekend.  Be prepared!! Expect speed restrictions on the Tonkin (which will stay open) but slimmed down to one lane each way.

Morley Drive will be closed in the vicinity of the Tonkin Hwy for the whole weekend.  Diversions for traffic is mapped out here

Over the weekend the contractors will build a bypass for Morley Drive. This will allow the construction of the huge roundabout which will be the new connection for Morley Drive to the Tonkin Hwy.

The details are as follows: 8pm Friday 17 February to 5am Monday 20 February

  • Morley Drive closed between Crimea Street and Beechboro Road North (left-in left-out access to local residents only).
  • Tonkin Highway will remain open with a single lane in each direction. Access to Tonkin Highway will be available at Benara and Collier Roads.
  • Bus services on Morley Drive between Crimea Street and Beechboro Road North will be impacted. For more information visit the Transperth website or call the Transperth InfoLine on 13 62 13.

Please plan ahead and allow extra travel time as delays are expected. Signed detours will be in place, and speed limits are reduced within the construction zone. For alternative routes and road impacts see or call 1800 748 642.

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