Have your say – Stage 2 upgrade of the Nelson Bay Road and Medowie Road intersection, Williamtown

The NSW Government has provided $8.3 million to improve road safety and reduce congestion on the Nelson Bay Road corridor including upgrading the Nelson Bay Road and Medowie Road intersection and planning for improvements at the Nelson Bay Road and Lemon Passage Road intersection.

Roads and Maritime Services will be starting work on Stage 1 improvements to the Nelson Bay Road and Medowie Road intersection at Williamtown in mid-August, weather permitting. Stage 1 of the work involves changes to line marking to provide a second right hand turning lane from Medowie Road towards Newcastle.

We are seeking your feedback on Stage 2 of the upgrade which is scheduled to start in late 2018. We have included a plan to show the proposed Stage 2 improvements, which include:

  • Providing a left turn lane on the western leg of the roundabout towards Medowie.
  • Improving the alignment of the roundabout westbound to improve safety of vehicle movements.
  • Extending the length of the right turn lane on Medowie Road on the approach to the northern leg of the roundabout.
  • Extending the length of the left hand lane on the departure of the eastern leg of the roundabout towards Nelson Bay.
  • Providing off road cycle paths around the roundabout to allow cyclists to traverse the intersection safely.
  • Providing footpath and kerb ramps to improve safety for pedestrians.
  • Extending the existing culvert to allow road widening on Medowie Road.

Roads and Maritime is working with the NSW EPA to ensure appropriate management of any potential PFAS (per-and poly-fluoroalkyl substances) during the delivery of the project.

Proposed Stage 2 upgrade on Nelson Bay Road and Medowie Road at Williamtown

Stage 2 upgrade of the Nelson Bay Road and Medowie Road intersection, Williamtown

How can you give feedback

You are invited to provide feedback by Friday 3 August 2018 to our Project Manager, Julian Mehanathan at julian.mehanathan@rms.nsw.gov.au or:

Julian Mehanathan
Roads and Maritime Services
Locked Bay 2030
Newcastle NSW 2300

We will carefully consider your feedback and continue to keep you updated as the project progresses.

Contact

If you have any questions, please contact our Project Manager, Julian Mehanathan on 02 4908 7629 during business hours or julian.mehanathan@rms.nsw.gov.au.

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