Manilla Road (Peel Street) upgrade

The NSW Government has provided $6 million to upgrade Manilla Road between Tribe and Jewry streets, Tamworth.

Aerial view of the new roundabout being built at the Marius Street intersection on Manilla Road

Project overview

Tamworth Regional Council is building the second stage of the upgrade on behalf of Roads and Maritime Services. Work started on Monday 8 January and includes:

  • building a new roundabout at the Marius Street intersection
  • building a new road shoulder on the northbound side of Manilla Road between Marius and Jewry streets, including new kerb and gutter and building a new access to Jack Woolaston Oval.

The work is expected to take about seven months to complete, weather permitting.

Read the latest project update.

Stage one

Stage one of the Manilla Road upgrade between Tribe and Jewry streets was completed in March 2017.

This $2.5 million project involved:

  • duplicating the southbound lane on Manilla Road between Tribe and Jewry streets
  • building a left-turn slip on Tribe Street for traffic entering Manilla Road
  • extending the right turn lane from Manilla Road onto Tribe Street.

Jewry Street intersection

The 2017-18 State Budget included $150,000 to develop plans to upgrade the Jewry Street

intersection on Manilla Road. Planning is progressing for this project, including surveying, traffic modelling and other investigations.

More information

The Tamworth Regional Council project website has regular construction updates and more information about the project.

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