2016 Ministerial media releases

December 2016

20 December - King Georges Road Interchange wrapped up for Christmas
13 December - Sydney Harbour Bridge toll booth removal
12 December - Contract awarded for next stage of The Northern Road
08 December - Preferred route of the Newell Highway bypass at Parkes announced
07 December - Ramping up accessibility for cyclists on the Sydney Harbour Bridge

November 2016

30 November - Tunnelling starts on WestConnex's new M5
23 November - Richmond Road upgrade open to traffic four years early
22 November - Bay Run upgrade open to the public
18 November - Nambucca River Bridge one step closer to completion
10 November - New M4-M5 link design features released
7 November - Major work starts on $500 Million Northern Beaches Hospital Road upgrade
6 November - Life jackets for rock fishers in Randwick
4 November - $1 billion of Pacific Highway works between Woolgoolga and Ballina put to tender
3 November - Jobs to flow from delivery of Pacific Highway site compounds
2 November - Newell Highway reopened between West Wyalong and Forbes

October 2016

31 October - Bridges for the Bush: $14.8 Million Bemboka Bridge opened
27 October - More vehicles added to Grain Harvest Management Scheme
13 October - Newell Highway and Lachlan Valley Way reopened as floodwater recedes
11 October - Have your say: The Northern Road concept design on display
8 October - Airport road upgrades powering ahead
6 October - Funding relief for local roads in the Central West
4 October - New clearway to ease congestion on Mona Vale Road from Pymble to St Ives

September 2016

29 September - Pacific Highway upgrade continues with works between Glenugie and Tynedale
28 September - Towards Zero: Revive with a cuppa this long weekend
26 September - Road Projects Delivering Jobs Growth to Western Sydney
23 September - Cumberland Highway intersections providing traffic relief

August 2016

19 August - New tunnel leads to new recreation space
15 August - $85 million Great Western Highway at Kelso on track
15 August - $6 million project to upgrade O'Connell Road near Oberon completed
9 August - Contractors' shortlist announced for major western Sydney road projects
1 August - Scone Bypass surveying work continues
1 August - Work complete on Wetherill Street upgrade in Fairfield

July 2016

24 July - Lifting accessibility to Sydney Harbour Bridge
22 July - Upgraded section of Pacific Highway between Nambucca Heads and Urunga opens to traffic
15 July - Avoid end of school holiday traffic at Sydney Airport this weekend
13 July - Barnaby Joyce welcomes Scone Bypass submissions report online
4 July - Improved access for cotton industry
1 July - Wayne O'Mally honoured with bridge naming
1 July - Slashing red tape on the water

June 2016

23 June - Historic green light for the new transport economy
21 June - Historic $9.7 billion budget for roads, maritime and freight
21 June - Towards zero with record road safety budget
21 June - Budget focuses on freight
14 June - $55M Kapooka Bridge opens

May 2016

26 May - New Tulladunna Bridge opens a month ahead of schedule
25 May - Driving towards zero
20 May - Werrington Arterial Road on track
20 May - Easing congestion in Sydney's west
9 May - Smarter trucks on critical infrastructure projects

April 2016

21 April - WestConnex new M5 approved
21 April - New M5 planning approval welcomed
21 April - Boating statistics for 2015-2016 released
19 April - Future Transport: trucks will 'talk' to traffic lights to tackle congestion
18 April - Record cruise season for NSW
18 April - Future Transport: new app set to revolutionise learning to drive
15 April - M4 Smart Motorway one step closer
13 April - ‘A+’ result for Western Sydney report card
13 April - First stage of $114 million Narellan Road Upgrade opens to traffic
11 April - New clearways to help get motorists moving around Sydney Olympic Park
5 April - Work begins at Guanna Hill on vital highway upgrade
4 April - Medical assessments for NSW Driver Licences to go digital

March 2016

24 March - Congestion busting plans progress for Sydney Airport
23 March - A further job boost in regional NSW
23 March - Have your say on Harbour Bridge toll booths removal
14 March - Glory days return to Dalgety Bridge
9 March - Cutting more red tape for trucking industry

February 2016

18 February - Easing congestion at Sydney Airport
12 February - From gravel to bitumen: safety upgrades on Mount Lindesay road completed
3 February - Have your say: Community invited to Scone Bypass drop-in sessions
3 February - Woolgoolga to Ballina works powering on
3 February - Increasing pedestrian safety in Sydney CBD

January 2016

28 January - Schools safer for start of school year
27 January - Werrington Arterial Road hits halfway mark
22 January - Taking the 'pinch' out of Sydney's pinch points
22 January - Better local roads for Western Sydney
22 January - Traffic changes on M2 to progress NorthConnex

...2015 Ministerial media releases

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