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$17.2m safety improvements for Toodyay Road in WA to begin

The Western Australian government has announced that it will use $17.2 million to work on a series of new safety upgrades for Toodyay Road, with work expected to commence before the end of the year.

Police and Road Safety Minister, Michelle Roberts, has confirmed $17.2 million in funding from the Road Trauma Trust Account has been approved to start the road safety improvements immediately.

"On top of Road Trauma Trust Account funding, the 2017-18 State Budget includes $96 million towards road safety programs in regional WA and an overall 20 per cent increase in regional road funding,” said Transport Minister, Rita Saffioti. "We're getting on with the job of improving dangerous roads, as demonstrated with Toodyay Road and our recent investment in improving Indian Ocean Drive.”

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