Parramatta Road and Shaftesbury Road, Concord

The NSW Government is funding this proposal as part of its $246 million Pinch Point Program which aims to reduce delays, manage congestion and improve travel times on Sydney's main roads particularly during week day peak periods.

Updates and announcements

Thank you to everyone who took the time to consider our proposal and provide feedback. We are currently reviewing the feedback received and will publish a community consultation report, which will summarise the matters raised and our response, in the coming months.

What are the proposed changes?

Motorists travelling north on Henry Lawson Drive are experiencing delays during peak periods because vehicles

The proposal includes:

  • Providing an additional eastbound right turn lane on Parramatta Road into Shaftesbury Road
  • Widening Parramatta Road on the northern side and Shaftesbury Road on the western side for the additional right turn lane
  • Realigning the footpath on Parramatta Road and Shaftesbury Road
  • Removing about 25 trees along the front of Concord Oval with landscaping and replanting, that is to be decided in consultation with the City of Canada Bay Council.
  • Upgrading traffic lights and drainage
  • Relocating services
  • Removing and replacing asphalt and lane markings
  • Landscaping.

Project objective and benefits

The project is part of the NSW Government’s $246 million Pinch Point program which aims to reduce delays, manage congestion and maintain travel times on Sydney’s main roads particularly during week day peak periods.

The proposed project would:

  • Reduce congestion and improve travel times on Parramatta Road
  • Increase the capacity for vehicles turning right into Shaftesbury Road.

Community consultation

Roads and Maritime sought feedback from the community on the proposal in June 2016.

What happens next?

We will consider all the feedback before deciding whether to proceed with the proposal. A community consultation report will be prepared summarising the matters raised and will be made available on our website.

We will keep you updated as the proposal progresses.

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