Review of environmental factors for Nepean River Green Bridge

Thursday 18 September 2014

Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith invites the community to have a say on the next stage of plans for the new walking and cycling bridge between Penrith and Emu Plains.

“The NSW Government provided $24 million to build a 4.6 metre wide architecturally designed bridge to improve safety and access for pedestrians and cyclists with the least disruption possible to the historic rowing course.

“The proposed concept design and Review of Environmental Factors are now on display for community feedback until Friday 17 October.

“Site preparation work is expected to start later this year with building work is expected to be completed in the second half of 2016.

“Two information sessions will be held on Thursday 9 October from 4pm to 7pm at Melrose Hall, Corner Great Western Highway and Park Street at Emu Plains and on Saturday 11 October from 10am to 2pm at Penrith Valley Inn, corner Great Western Highway and Memorial Avenue.

“The Review of Environmental Factors is also available to view on the Roads and Maritime website and in hard copy at Penrith City and Emu Plains libraries. “Feedback is invited by Friday 17 October to Nepean River Green Bridge Project Team, Roads and Maritime Services, PO Box 973, PARRAMATTA CBD NSW 2124 or by email to

Roads and Maritime is planning the $70 million joint state and federal funded road improvements at Jane Street and Mulgoa Road in Penrith. An options report is expected to be available on the Roads and Maritime project website later this year.

For project information contact project team via email to or by calling 1800 733 084 or visit the Nepean River Green Bridge project page.

Media: Stuart Ayres 47228660

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