Completed projects

Completed in 2016

Hume Highway and Picton Road interchange safety improvements

What: Installation of traffic lights at the intersection of Picton Road and the Hume Highway on and off ramps.

Aim: Improve safety by controlling which vehicles turn and when they turn as well as removing confusion about who has right of way.

Completed in 2013

Mount Keira Road to 3.5km west of Mount Keira Road, Stage two (Reverse Curves 2)

What: improving two large and dangerous curves, Concrete median installation, road and shoulder widening and improvements to road drainage. This project also extents the westbound overtaking lane by 900m.
Aim: To address a large number of head on and run off road crashes.

Completed in 2012

NRE Colliery to Cordeaux Colliery

What: Concrete median installation, pavement shape correction, road and shoulder widening and road drainage improvements.
Aim: To decrease the risk of head on and run off road crashes.

Completed in 2011

East of NRE Colliery

What: Concrete median installation, drainage and existing safety barrier improvements and road and shoulder widening
Aim: To reduce the risk of head on and run off road crashes.

East of Macarthur Drive

What: Concrete median installation, road and shoulder widening, drainage improvements, increasing roadside clear zones and constructing emergency breakdown pull over bays.
Aim: To decrease the risk of head on and run off road crashes by making the road environment more forgiving, maximising roadside clear zones and improving sight distance.

Cordeaux Dam curve and intersection improvements

What: Pavement and shoulder widening, right hand turn storage lane construction, wire rope median instillation and drainage instillation.
Aim: To decrease the risk of head on and rear end crashes by making the road environment more forgiving, maximising roadside clear zones and improving sight distance.

Mount Keira Road to 3.5km west of Mount Keira Road, Stage one (Reverse Curves 1)

What: Concrete median installation, road and shoulder widening and extending the westbound overtaking lane.
Aim:  To address a large number of head on and run off road crashes.

Completed in 2010

West of Cordeaux Colliery

What: Concrete median instillation, road and shoulder widening, and drainage improvements
Aim: To reduce the risk of head on and run off road crashes and provide greater protection for traffic turning right into the colliery.

Intersection improvements at Mount Keira Road

What: Curve realignment, wire rope median barrier instillation and road widening
Aim: To reduce the risk of head on and run off road crashes, improve driveability, and provide greater protection for traffic turning right into Mount Keira Road.

500m west of Mount Ousley Road Interchange

What: Concrete median installation and road widening
Aim: To prevent motorists from undertaking unsafe U-turns at this location. As part of the upgrade a U-turn facility was installed on Mount Keira Road to provide a safe location for motorists to turn around.

Completed in 2009

Almond Street, Wilton

What: Intersection improvements
Aim: To improve safety for vehicles entering and exiting Wilton by providing dedicated turning and merging lanes and improving visibility and drainage.

Eastern 15 kilometre section of Picton Road

What: Clearzone improvements
Aim:  To increase road safety by making the road environment more forgiving, maximising roadside clear zones and improving sight distances.

Janderra Lane to Home Highway

What: Rebuilding concrete median and improving line marking
Aim: To better separate oncoming traffic the concrete median between the east and west bound traffic lanes was rebuilt.

West of NRE Colliery

What: Pavement and drainage improvements
Aim:  To reduce the risk of vehicles losing control in the wet and maximise road surface drainage by improving pavement.

Police enforcement areas

What: Construction police enforcement pads and a police enforcement bay
Aim: To provide areas along Picton Road for NSW Police to safely undertake enforcement activities such as speed enforcement and drink driving.

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