Eastern Valley Way/Clive Street - Roseville Chase to Northbridge

The Sydney Clearways Strategy identified Eastern Valley Way/Clive Street between Babbage Road, Roseville Chase and Sailors Bay Road, Northbridge as a route for the investigation of new clearways to better manage congestion on Sydney's road network.

Updates and announcements

Roads and Maritime Services is seeking your feedback by Friday 7 July 2017, on a proposal to extend the current weekday clearways and introduce new weekend clearways on Eastern Valley Way/Clive Street.

We will be holding a drop in community information session on Monday 26 June 2017, between 6pm and 8pm at Willoughby Park Centre – Chowne Hall, corner McClelland Street and Warrane Road, Willoughby, NSW, 2068. A formal presentation will not be given, so please feel free to drop in at any time during this session. For more information, please view or download the June 2017 Community Update (PDF, 3.28Mb).

Project background

In December 2013, the NSW Government announced the Sydney Clearways Strategy as one of its key initiatives to reduce congestion on Sydney’s roads. The NSW Government has committed $121 million to implementing the strategy and installing new clearways on Sydney’s road network.

Eastern Valley Way/Clive Street between Roseville Chase and Northbridge is a key corridor that provides access for the Northbridge, Castlecrag, Castle Cove and Willoughby communities to the Northern Beaches suburbs. It is a tertiary freight corridor, and is identified in ‘Sydney’s Bus Future’ as a suburban bus route.

Clearways are directly aimed at reducing congestion where a road is carrying traffic close to its capacity. The proposed clearways aim to ensure that all lanes are available during the times when traffic is heavy, which is expected to reduce congestion without the need for road widening.

Community consultation

Roads and Maritime Services is seeking your feedback by Friday 7 July 2017, on a proposal to extend the current weekday clearways and introduce new weekend clearways on Eastern Valley Way/Clive Street.

Drop-in community information session

We will host a community drop in session so you have an opportunity to your share local knowledge and feedback, and meet with members of the project team. A formal presentation will not be given, so please feel free to drop in at any time during this session.

The community information session will be held on Monday, 26 June 2017 between 6pm and 8pm, at:

Willoughby Park Centre – Chowne Hall
Corner McClelland Street & Warrane Road,
Willoughby NSW 2068

What are the proposed hours of operation?

Roads and Maritime is proposing to install new weekday and weekend clearways in both directions on Eastern Valley Way/Clive Street from Babbage Road, Roseville Chase to Sailors Bay Road, Northbridge, to operate:

  • Weekdays from 6am to 7pm
  • Weekends and public holidays from 9am to 6pm.

What happens next?

We would like to hear from you on this proposal by Friday 7 July 2017.

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

We will keep you updated as the proposal progresses.

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