Signs, realignment and widening set to to improve road safety at Tarwonga

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Transport Minister Rita Saffioti outlines the temporary shutdown of the Mandurah train line in late December, so major construction works can be delivered on the METRONET Thornlie-Cockburn Link. Photo by Michael Wilson
Camera IconTransport Minister Rita Saffioti outlines the temporary shutdown of the Mandurah train line in late December, so major construction works can be delivered on the METRONET Thornlie-Cockburn Link. Photo by Michael Wilson Credit: The West Australian

Safety on Tarwonga Road in Narrogin is set for a boost, with $88,000 invested by the State Government under the latest round of blackspot funding.

The blackspot funding program is geared towards improving roads with a crash history.

More than $27 million is set to be invested in 83 roads around WA in the latest round.

At Tarwonga Road, funding will go towards widening the road, correcting its vertical geometry, and installing signs and pavement markings.

Transport Minister Rita Saffioti said the money would be well spent.

“These works are more important than ever, particularly in our regional areas where record numbers of WA people and interstate travellers are hitting the road and exploring the State,” she said.

“The program aims to further improve road safety across the State, reducing the significant trauma and suffering of crash victims and their loved ones by targeting sites with a proven crash history or those with a high risk.”

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