Have your say!

Roads and Maritime Services is committed to actively engaging with community members and other stakeholders. Community consultation is undertaken on most projects except when emergency works need to be scheduled at short notice.

As well as this page, which provides information about projects currently open for comment, Roads and Maritime project managers and service providers seek feedback in various ways as required, for example through:

  • Newsletters including contact details for feedback
  • Displays with staff available in public locations
  • Community information sessions and workshops
  • Meetings to discuss specific issues
  • Online forums
  • Using the 'Have Your Say' online consultation portal.

June - July 2018

Project name: Pedestrian safety improvements on Bourke Street, North Wollongong


Roads and Maritime Services is planning for pedestrian safety improvements at the intersection of Bourke Street, Keira Street and Virginia Street. Roads and Maritime Services is seeking feedback on a proposal to install traffic lights at this intersection.

How can you give feedback?

The community is invited to provide feedback on the proposal by completing a short survey or sending comments to the Project Manager.

Feedback should be provided by 5pm Sunday 8 July 2018 via the online survey at rms.work/bkv or sending by your comments to:

  • Cameron McKinnon
    Roads and Maritime Services
    Locked Bag 477
    Wollongong NSW 2520

Project name: Yoogali intersection upgrade


The NSW and Australian governments have committed $8.8 million to upgrade the Burley Griffin Way and Irrigation Way intersection at Yoogali to improve road safety and provide better access for light and heavy vehicles.

Roads and Maritime Services has carried out a Review of Environmental Factors to assess the likely impacts of the proposal on the environment and to detail the protective measures to be implemented.

The REF will be on display from Monday 25 June until Friday 20 July at:

  • Griffith City Council
    1 Benerembah Street, Griffith
    Monday to Friday: 8.15am – 4pm
  • Griffith City Library
    233-237 Banna Avenue, Griffith
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 9am - 5.30pm
    Thursday: 9am - 7pm
    Saturday: 9am - 4pm

The REF report is also available to view online at rms.nsw.gov.au/yoogali

How can you give feedback?

  • Mail: Project Manager, Yoogali intersection upgrade
    Roads and Maritime Services
    PO Box 484, Wagga Wagga NSW 2650

Submissions close Friday 20 July.

Project Name: Newell Highway, Narrabri to Moree and North Moree heavy duty pavement projects


The NSW Government has committed funding to plan for the upgrade of the Newell Highway between Narrabri and North Moree.  

The project includes planning for up to 64 kilometres, made up of eight segments of new road surface, widening of shoulders, intersection improvements, wide centreline treatment, improved flood immunity and overtaking lanes. There is no construction funding currently for this work.

How can you give feedback

Members of the community are invited to provide feedback on the Review of Environmental Factors (REF)  for the proposed projects.

The REF’s are on display at the Moree and Narrabri Shire Council Offices from 22 June to 20 July.

Further feedback or questions can be provided by:

  • Mail:  Attention: Newell Highway Upgrade, Narrabri to North Moree
    PO Box 36, Dubbo NSW 2830
  • Email  newell.upgrade@rms.nsw.gov.au
  • Phone: 1800 741 636

Project name: Camp Street Bridge replacement, Forbes


The NSW Government is planning to replace Camp Street Bridge over Lake Forbes to improve safety for road users and help reduce future maintenance costs.

A Review of Environmental Factors (REF) has been prepared to assess the potential impacts of the proposal and actions to reduce them. The REF found that the proposal would not significantly affect the environment or the community with the application of identified mitigation measures.

Roads and Maritime Services is inviting community comment on the REF by Friday 27 July 2018.

The REF will be on display from Wednesday 27 June to Friday 27 July and can be viewed at the following locations:

  • online at rms.work/forbesbridge
  • Forbes Shire Council, 2 Court Street Forbes NSW
  • Forbes Library, 2 Victoria Lane Forbes NSW

We will be holding information sessions for the community to view the REF and ask questions of the project team:

  • Saturday 30 June, 9am-12pm – Outside Bernardi’s Supermarket
  • Friday 6 July, 10am-2pm - Rankin Street Forbes (next to Target)

How can I give feedback?

To make a submission on the proposal by Friday 27 July, please send your written comments to:

  • Forbes Bridge
    Roads and Maritime Services
    PO Box 34
    Forbes NSW 2871

Or Email: forbesbridge@rms.nsw.gov.au

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