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.

December 2018 - January 2019

Project name: Rawsonville Bridge maintenance and temporary closure


The NSW Government is improving safety at the intersections of the Newell Highway and Tibbereena Street and the Newell Highway and Barwan Street, Narrabri.

How can you give feedback?

Roads and Maritime is seeking feedback from the community about the intersection safety improvements.

Drop in sessions

View the concept designs and speak with the project team at the following locations:

  • Gypsy Willow Markets, Selina Street, Narrabri
  • Saturday 1 December, 8am to 1pm

Unstaffed display locations

The concept designs will be on display at

Narrabri Shire Council until Friday 7 December.

You can also provide feedback by calling 1800 167 499 or emailing western.projects@rms.nsw.gov.au 

Feedback will be received until Friday 7 December

Project name: Newell Highway intersection safety improvements


Roads and Maritime Services has been carrying out maintenance on Rawsonville Bridge, west of Dubbo for the past six months.

Inspections have identified two bridge supports must be replaced to ensure its continued safe operation.

To carry out the work safely we are proposing to close the bridge for up to six months. The pier replacement work is proposed to be carried out in late 2019.

How can you give feedback?

The community is invited to provide feedback on the proposed bridge closure online or by phone or email

A drop in session will also be held at Rawsonville Community Hall on Thursday 29 November, where you can speak with the project team about the proposed bridge closure between 4pm and 7pm.

Feedback will be received until Friday 7 December.

Project name: F6 Extension Stage 1


Following extensive consultation with the community, businesses and stakeholders and detailed environmental investigations, the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the project has been prepared by Roads and Maritime Services. The Department of Planning and Environment (DPE) has placed this EIS on public exhibition and is seeking submissions on the project.

How can you give feedback?

The EIS for the F6 Extension Stage 1 will be available for comment from 7 November to 14 December 2018.

Submissions on the EIS must be made directly to the Department of Planning and Environment.

Your submission can be lodged as an online form on the DPE website at: majorprojects.planning.nsw.gov.au

Submissions can also be made in writing to:

Attention: Director Transport Assessments
Department of Planning and Environment
GPO Box 39 Sydney NSW 2001

Project name: Pitt Town Bypass


The NSW Government is planning a bypass of Pitt Town to reduce trafficthrough the town centre and improve traffic flow and safety for road users.

How can you give feedback?

The community has a chance to comment on the Review of Environmental Factors (REF) and the concept design for the project. The REF outlines the key features of the proposal, the key objectives and the options considered by Roads and Maritime along with the proposal’s environmental impact.

The REF and concept design will be on display between Monday 12 November and Monday 10 December 2018.

You can also email a submission to pitttownbypass@rms.nsw.gov.au or write to: Roads and Maritime Services, Pitt Town Bypass Project, 27 Argyle Street, Parramatta NSW 2150

All submissions must be received by 5pm on Monday 10 December

Documents can be viewed on the website at rms.nsw.gov.au/pitttownbypass or at the Hawkesbury Central Library and Pitt Town Post Office.

Project name: Appin Road improvements


 Appin Road is a busy state road which caters to thousands of vehicles each day, including many trucks carrying freight between Wollongong and Sydney’s south-western suburbs.

Roads and Maritime Services plan to improve safety and increase road capacity on Appin Road with two proposed projects:

The REF for each project is now on display until Friday 14 December 2018. We invite you to provide feedback during this consultation phase.

Please send your comments and questions through in writing by post, email, or online through the interactive portal. All comments received in the consultation phase will be considered in the decision making process.

How can you give feedback?

To make a submission please contact the relevant project team:

  • Phone: 1800 411 588
  • Appin Road upgrade
    Email: appinroadupgrade@rms.nsw.gov.au
    Mail: Appin Road Upgrade
    Roads and Maritime Services
    PO Box 973 Parramatta CBD NSW 2124
  • Appin Road safety improvements
    Email: appinroadsafety@rms.nsw.gov.au
    Mail: Appin Road Safety Improvements
    Roads and Maritime Services
    PO Box 973 Parramatta CBD NSW 2124
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