City Road (Pacific Highway) intersection upgrades at Kahibah Road and Northcott Drive

Roads and Maritime Services is planning to upgrade the intersections of City Road (Pacific Highway) at Kahibah Road and Northcott Drive to improve traffic flow and safety.

City Road (Pacific Highway) and Kahibah Road intersection
City Road (Pacific Highway) and Kahibah Road intersection

Updates and announcements

The public display period for comment on the concept design and the Review of Environmental Factors for the proposed upgrades has now closed.

Thank you to community members who made a submission.

Roads and Maritime will now prepare a submissions report, which includes feedback received and our responses.

We will upload the report to this project webpage in coming months.

Project background

Up to 6000 vehicles per hour travel through the intersections of City Road (Pacific Highway), Northcott Drive and Kahibah Road.

The intersections have been identified as ‘pinch points’ meaning motorists experience delays.

As they are close together, the intersections share congestion and safety issues during busy periods.

The NSW Government has provided $700,000 to continue planning in 2018-19.

The proposed work is planned to start in 2020 and take up to 12 months to complete.

Features and benefits

The upgrades would:

  • improve traffic flow on City Road (Pacific Highway) at the intersections of Northcott Drive and Kahibah Road by reducing existing queues
  • address safety issues at the existing right turns from City Road (Pacific Highway) into Northcott Drive and Kahibah Road by extending right turn lanes
  • build new left turn lanes from City Road (Pacific Highway) into Northcott Drive and into Kahibah Road
  • improve pedestrian facilities, including new crossings and footpaths.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Next steps

We will continue to keep stakeholders and the community informed as the project progresses.

We expect detailed design work to start later in 2019.

 

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