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Current Projects

Please find below a list of projects currently being undertaken by the Shire of Chittering, along with major projects that we are aware of in the area.  If there are other projects that you feel should be listed, that you would like to be kept up-to-date on please let us know.  Click here to email through your suggestions.

Heavy Haulage Deviation Route (Bindoon Bypass)

There is the potential for a deviation to be created so that the Great Northern Highway bypasses the Bindoon townsite. The proposed Western Bypass Corridor was announced on 12 January 2017.

The Bindoon Devation Strategy 2017 was endorsed by Council on Wednesday 15 March.  A Bindoon Deviation Strategy Action Group has been formed, email edo@chittering.wa.gov.au for more information. (Updated 12/07/17)

Bridle Trail Trial

The 12-month trial period for the Maryville Bridle Trail commenced on 1 August 2016.  Adjacent landowners and interested parties were personally informed via letter and email, respectively.  Click HERE for the mud map and HERE for more details.  For end of trial information (30 August 2017) please contact the Shire's Planning Officer.

Independent Living Units

The sub-division of the 3.5 hectare portion of Lot 62 Great Northern Highway, where WA Retirees propose to develop their lifestyle community, is complete. Positive negotiations continue with WA Retirees and registrations of interest for the units can be made directly to WA Retirees (phone 9362 0100 or email info@retireeswa.com.au).  

Muchea to Wubin - Great Northern Highway Upgrade

Muchea North Stage: Old Gingin Road to Chittering Roadhouse
Project is funded with construction planned to commence in mid 2017.
Please refer to www.m2w.com.au

National Broadband Network (nbn) Fixed Wireless & Telstra Blackspot Program

Visit www.nbnco.com.au/ or https://www.telstra.com.au/coverage-networks/mobile-black-spot-program for more information.

Northlink WA

Please visit the NorthLinkWA website for more information.

Northern Section: Ellenbrook to Muchea
The long term planning vision is finalised.
Funding is currently confirmed for a single carriageway with grade separated interchanges.
The team are currently awaiting Federal approval.
Completion expected mid-2019

Road Works (Major Local)

  • Blizzard Road - Bridge works scheduled to begin once water levels drop, Works start Mid-January 2018
    Blue Plains Road/Maddern Road - Black Spot, scheduled to commence in March 2018
    Carl Street - Scheduled to start in Feb 2018
    Chittering Road - Renewal, scheduled to commence in February 2018
    Forrest Hills Parade - completed late December 2018
    Hart Drive - Completed December 2017, minor drainage works to follow
    Julimar Road - Black Spot - 90% complete, works to be finished in late January 2018
    Maddern Road - Renewal, Completed January 2018, minor drainage works to follow
    Muchea East Road - Renewal, scheduled to commence in March 2018
    Muchea East Road - Black Spot, awaiting land resumption, scheduled to commence in March 2018
    Ridgetop Ramble - Renewal, Completed December 2017, shoulder works to follow
    Spice Road - Scheduled for completion in late January 2018
    Spillman Road - Renewal, scheduled to commence in April 2018
    Wandena Road - Black Spot, design work 2017/18 underway
  • Council is currently responding to Winter Road Damage and Maintenance.  Should you see any works that require attention over winter, please contact the Shire of Chittering Technical Services Department on 9576 4600 or submit a WORKS REQUEST.

(updated 2 Aug 2017)