Project goal:

To construct a new water pipeline and improve the reliability of water supplied in Mundijong.


In construction

Delivery Date:

End 2021

What’s happening?

We are constructing a water pipeline along Paterson Street, Mundijong. The pipeline is being installed underground by open trench excavation.

Although there are detours in place, all shops and businesses along Paterson Street are operating as normal. Please continue to support your local businesses during this work.


Where is this happening?

The work is taking place along Paterson Street in Mundijong, from Keirnan Street to Mundijong Road. 

Map of work area


Why is this taking place?

The construction of the pipeline is to improve the reliability of the water supply.

When is this taking place?

The majority of work will be completed Monday to Friday between 7am and 5pm. However, some Saturday work will be required, but we will endeavour to keep it to a minimum.  

Construction commenced on 10 May 2021 and will take approximately six months to deliver. Below are some stages of work coming up and the traffic detours in place:

  • Wednesday 14 July to approximately Thursday 5 August: Tonkin Street to Keirnan Street 
    • Travelling north: No detour on Paterson Street and Soldiers Road open northbound
    • Detour if travelling south on Soldiers Road: Soldiers Road > Keirnan Street > Adams Street > Richardson > Paterson Street
  • Thursday 5 to Friday 6 August and Monday 9 – Friday 13 August (7am to 6pm): work along Paterson Street into Soldiers Road through the roundabout of Kiernan Street, with closure near Tinspar Avenue
    • **Please note: traffic will still be able to enter and exit Tinspar Avenue. The 252 and 253 buses will still be able to come to Tinspar Avenue. Transperth is aware of this work and the detours in place. 
    • Detour if wanting to turn right at Tinspar Avenue and Kerinan Street: Tinspar Avenue > Evelyn Street > Roman Road > Watkins Road > Paterson Street
    • Detour if wanting to turn left at Soldiers Road and Keirnan Street: Keirnan Street > Adams Street > Richardson Street > Adams Street > Mundijong Road > Watkins Road > Roman Road > Evelyn Street > Keirnan Street
    • Detour coming from South Western Highway: Keirnan Street > Galvin Road > Evelyn Street > Roman Road > Watkins Road > Paterson Street
  • Saturday 14 to Sunday 15 August (7am – 3pm): Soldiers Road southbound and northbound closed 
    • Detour if travelling north: Keirnan Street > Taylor Road > Bishop Road > Hopkinson Road > Karbro Drive
    • Detour if travelling south: Soldiers Road > Bishop Road > Taylor Road > Adams Street > Richardson Street > Paterson Street

There will be road closures and detours in place when we reinstate the area. These dates are to be confirmed. Please note that depending on progress of the work, some dates may change slightly.

Traffic management will be in place to minimise the impact on residents and businesses. 
Please follow the signs and drive safely.

How will this impact the community?

Construction work means you can expect some noise, dust, vibration and some impact on traffic. Our contractor will minimise these impacts as much as possible. We understand and appreciate that this causes temporary inconvenience and disruption in the community, and we are committed to working with our customers to minimise impact. 

Who can I contact?

For more information please contact Senior Community Engagement Advisor, Amy Wright, on
(08) 9420 2130 or during office hours. 


Contact us

Amy Wright - Community Engagement Senior Advisor

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