Work starts on intersection improvements at Lurnea

11 April 2017

State Member for Holsworthy, Melanie Gibbons MP announced motorists will soon benefit from improvements at the intersection of Hoxton Park Road and Hill Road at Lurnea, with work expected to start later this month.

Ms Gibbons said this project would be delivered as part of the NSW Government’s $300 million Urban Roads Pinch Point Program which aims to reduce congestion and improve travel times on Sydney’s busiest corridors.

“Delievering this election promies involves widening part of Hoxton Park Road to build a dedicated left turn lane that will aim to reduce congestion for westbound motorists,” Ms Gibbons said.

“Safety will also be improved by reducing the number of rear-end crashes from motorists changing lanes.

“‘No Stopping’ signs will also be installed on both sides of Hill Road between Hoxton Park Road and Taloma Avenue to improve accessibility and safety for motorists making left turns in and out of Hoxton Park Road.”

“A bus stop at the corner of Hoxton Park Road and Hill Road will be temporarily relocated around150 metres west in order for work to be carried out on these essential intersection upgrades.”

Work is scheduled to be carried out between Wednesday 19 April and Wednesday 25 October, excluding public holidays and weather permitting.

Work will be carried out on weekdays between 7am and 6pm and between 8am and 1pm on Saturday. Work will also be carried out up to six nights a week between 8pm and 5am,  weather permitting.

“Every effort will be made to minimise the noise impact on nearby residents, including completing the noisier tasks before midnight,” Ms Gibbons said.

Traffic control and lane closures will be in place for the safety of workers and motorists. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions and follow the directions of signs and traffic control.

Roads and Maritime Services thanks the community for its patience while work is carried out.

For the latest traffic updates call 132 701, visit livetraffic.com or download the Live Traffic NSW App.

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