Tree Move

If you were on the roads today, you may have been caught-up in an unexpected traffic block. Carefully preserved iconic Perth palm trees that once lined Riverside Drive, began the move to their new home.

The remainder of the palms will be moved this week - motorists could expect delays.

Installation schedule

Monday 23 March

1pm Two trucks with oversize escorts depart from 56 Treeby Road, Anketell and travel along the following route: Treeby Rd, Anketell Rd, Thomas Rd, Tonkin Hwy, Roe Hwy, Gt Northern Hwy, Apple Street

Two trucks park overnight at Apple Street in Upper Swan.

Tuesday 24 March

6am Two trucks with oversize escorts depart Apple Street in Upper Swan and travel along the following route: Gt Northern Hwy, Rutland Rd, Muchea South Rd, Neaves Rd, Old Yanchep Rd, Flynn Dr, Wanneroo Rd, Hester Av, Marmion Av arriving at Graceful Boulevard in Alkimos Beach approx.

7.30am Crane arrives and sets up

8.30am Start putting in first tree on Graceful Boulevard (each tree takes about 2 hours)

9.00am One truck with oversize escorts departs from 56 Treeby Road, Anketell and travels along the following route: Treeby Road, Anketell Rd, Thomas Rd, Tonkin Hwy, Roe Hwy, Gt Northern Hwy, Apple Street, Gt Northern Hwy, Rutland Rd, Muchea South Rd, Neaves Rd, Old Yanchep Rd, Flynn Dr, Wanneroo Rd, Hester Av, Marmion Av, Graceful Bvd.

Approx. 11.00am Second tree installed on Graceful Boulevard, Alkimos Beach

Approx 2.00pm Third tree installed at Oval on Pectoral Promenade, Alkimos Beach

Wednesday 25 March

1pm Two trucks with oversize escorts travel from 56 Treeby Road, Anketell and travel along the following route: Treeby Rd, Anketell Rd, Thomas Rd, Tonkin Hwy, Roe Hwy, Gt Northern Hwy, Apple Street

The two trucks park overnight at Apple Street.

Thursday 26 March

6am Two trucks with oversize escorts depart Apple Street in Upper Swan and travel along the following route: Gt Northern Hwy, Rutland Rd, Muchea South Rd, Neaves Rd, Old Yanchep Rd, Flynn Dr, Wanneroo Rd, Hester Av, Marmion Av arriving at Graceful Boulevard in Alkimos Beach approx.

7.30am Crane arrives and sets up

From 8.30am Three trees will be installed on Marmion Avenue in Alkimos Beach, inside the school grounds of St James Anglican Primary School. Each tree instillation will take approximately 2 hours.

9.00am One truck with oversize escorts departs from 56 Treeby Road, Anketell and travels along the following route: Treeby Road, Anketell Rd, Thomas Rd, Tonkin Hwy, Roe Hwy, Gt Northern Hwy, Apple Street, Gt Northern Hwy, Rutland Rd, Muchea South Rd, Neaves Rd, Old Yanchep Rd, Flynn Dr, Wanneroo Rd, Hester Av, Marmion Av, Graceful Bvd.