ROAD widening projects in the north coast area will get several million dollars in the City of Wanneroo’s 2016-17 capital works budget.
Ongoing works to widen Connolly Drive and Neerabup Road, plus Marmion Avenue received extra funding through budget deliberations.
Work is already underway to make Connolly Drive a dual carriageway between Neerabup Road and Lukin Drive, with another $4.4 million allocated this financial year.
There is also $2.5 million to complete dual carriageway works on Neerabup Road between Connolly Drive and Marmion Avenue, with Main Roads WA responsible for the extension farther east to the future Mitchell Freeway and Wanneroo Road.
The City has also allocated $2 million to widen Marmion Avenue from Lukin Drive to Butler Boulevard.
Community facility projects have also received significant allocations, with almost $12 million listed for the Yanchep playing fields.
The City allocated more than $12 million from its reserve funds to expand the Wanneroo Civic Centre on Dundebar Road to accommodate increasing staff numbers. As well as projects in specific areas, there are general allocations of $342,255 carried forward (cf) for coastal risk assessments and $103,000 for dune restoration. The budget includes a combination of municipal funds, reserve funds, state and federal grants, loans plus contributions from other sources, such as developers.
Marmion Avenue dual carriageway Lukin Drive to Butler Boulevard ($2 million plus $54,000). Butler north sports facilities construction ($650,000 plus $100,000 cf).
Connolly Drive dual carriageway from Neerabup Road to Hester Avenue ($2.61 million plus $838,000 cf). Neerabup Road dual carriageway completion ($2.5 million plus $22,713 cf). New playgrounds at Kyara Park, Clarkson and Sandison Park, Landsdale ($118,000 plus $105,800 cf). Riverlinks Park sports amenities and car park ($1.5 million plus $20,329 cf). Hannaford Way sump easement fees ($18,000). Hester Avenue landscaping ($10,000). Ainsbury Parade traffic treatment installation ($185,000).
Romeo Road design (($54,700 cf). Pipidinny Road traffic treatments ($490,000).
Connolly Drive dual carriageway from Hester Avenue to Lukin Drive ($1.79 million plus $748,235 cf).
Marmion Avenue rehabilitation ($281,400). Anchorage Drive south traffic treatment design ($291,298 cf) and north Bergen Way junction median island ($36,000).
Neerabup industrial area offset package and environmental consultant ($1.28 million) and signage ($67,500). Flynn Drive single carriageway realignment and lighting ($300,000 plus $490,000 cf) and landscaping ($70,000). Old Yanchep Road realignment ($2.13 million plus $1.66 million cf). Pinjar Park contaminated sites investigation/remediation ($500,000 plus $77,000 cf).
Quinns Rocks Surf Life Saving Club community centre ($3.92 million plus $89,660 cf). Shark barrier design and installation ($100,000 plus $200,000 state grant). Quinns Rocks caravan park consultancy ($100,000). Gumblossom Sports Hall climate control ($126,000). Quinns Beach coastal protection works ($500,000 plus $200,000 cf). Foreshore reserve dune restoration and planting ($97,600). Gumblossom Reserve fencing ($50,000 cf) and building extension ($143,000 plus $105,810 cf).
Ridgewood Park multi-purpose room extension design ($23,000 plus $6100 cf) and extra long-jump pit ($15,000).
Two Rocks Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade Station ($201,750 cf). Upgrade track to The Spot ($15,000).
Yanchep playing fields ($5.8 million plus $1.27 million cf), sports amenities building ($2.85 million plus $411,946 cf) and oval groundworks ($1.55 million).
Yanchep Surf Life Saving Club construction ($3.94 million plus $600,000 cf). Mary Lindsay Homestead redevelopment ($1.15 million plus $80,000 cf) and public open space ($608,000).
Fishermans Hollow dune restoration ($46,000), toilet block ($300,000 cf) and beach access ($43,410 cf).
Yanchep community facilities ($292,700 cf). Brazier Road beach access ($49,000). Picnic Cove park development ($408,450 plus $12,900 cf). Yanchep Beach Road rehabilitation ($55,272). Two Rocks Road and Lookout Drive junction lighting ($50,000).
There were no projects specific to Alkimos, Jindalee or Nowergup listed.