Riverina Highway Upgrade, east of Albury

Updates and announcements

Work is progressing well on the NSW Government’s $11 million upgrade of the Riverina Highway, east of Albury.

Stage one, from Sandy Creek to Lake Hume Village was finished in March 2016.

Stage two, from Lake Hume Village to Bethanga Bridge, started in late 2016 and is expected to be completed ahead of schedule by December 2017.

The project

The work will improve road safety on the Riverina Highway between Sandy Creek and Bethanga Bridge.

The $11 million project will be delivered over three years and includes:

  • Widening the road between Sandy Creek and Bethanga Bridge
  • Improving rough sections of road
  • Retaining the 80km/h speed limit between Sandy Creek and Bethanga Bridge
  • Upgrading signposting
  • Widening culverts
  • Installing guardrail.

This work will provide consistent travelling conditions from Albury to Bethanga Bridge and improve safety by increasing the lane and shoulder widths.

Location maps  are located under project documents on this page.

Monthly environmental monitoring data can be found by accessing the Environment Protection Licences page.

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