Jigamy Farm access improvements - Princes Highway upgrade

The NSW Government provided $2.2m to improve the access to Jigamy Farm on the Princes Highway, 10 kilometres north of Eden.

The improved Princes Highway at the Jigamy Farm turnoff, showing the new right-hand-turn lane and the widened road shoulders.

About Jigamy Farm

Jigamy Farm is located on the shores of Pambula Lake at Broadwater, just off the Princes Hwy approximately 7km from Pambula and 9Km from Eden.

It is home to the offices of Eden Local Aboriginal Land Council, who built the Aboriginal Cultural Centre - Monaroo Bobberrer Gudu or "The Keeping Place".

The Keeping Place offers a community based centre for cultural events, meetings and functions, and provides important services to the Aboriginal community.  It is also used for school visits to educate young persons about aboriginal culture and activities.

Project background

The improvements provided safer access into and out of Jigamy Farm and enhanced road safety for motorists travelling on the Princes Highway.

Construction began in September 2013 and was completed in September 2014.

Key features of the upgrade

  • Localised curve widening to 3.8 metres
  • A dedicated right turn lane into Jigamy Farm for motorists heading north on the Princes Highway
  • Shoulder widening on the Princes Highway at the entrance to Jigamy Farm to allow vehicles performing left-in and left-out turning movements
  • Improved sight distances for all motorists travelling on the Princes Highway and for motorists turning onto the Princes Highway.
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