$22.6M TO BLACKSPOTS SAFETY PROJECTS IN WA
WA will address a total of 83 projects in the Black Spot Program.
Upgrades will include:
- Road modifications
- Installation of safety barriers
- Raised platforms
- New street lighting
- Safety signage
- Pavement markings
The program will be delivered in partnership with local government bodies, which will contribute a further $6.3 million towards the program, increasing the total spend to $28.6 million.
Projects funded under the scheme have been identified and prioritised based on incident history and road safety audits. 50 of these projects will be conducted on metropolitan roads, while the remaining 33 will be undertaken on regional roads.
Over half a billion dollars has already been invested into the Black Spot Program to date.
Author: John Thompson