Princes Highway and Heathcote Road, Engadine

The NSW Government is funding this proposal as part of its $300 million Gateway to the South Pinch Points Program which aims to ease congestion and improve journey reliability on Sydney’s key southern corridors.

Updates and announcements

Roads and Maritime Services is inviting your feedback by Monday 5 June 2017 on a proposal to widen Heathcote Road to accommodate an additional eastbound right turn lane from Heathcote Road on to Princes Highway.

View or download the May 2017 – project update (PDF, 306Kb) for more information and a map of the proposal.

Background

Currently, there are a large number of vehicles turning right out of Heathcote Road on to Princes Highway southbound causing congestion and delay for road users through the intersection.

The NSW Government is funding this proposal as part of its $300 million Gateway to the South Pinch Points Program which aims to ease congestion and improve journey reliability on Sydney’s key southern corridors.

Proposal

This proposal includes:

  • Additional short lane eastbound on Heathcote Road for traffic going straight ahead or turning right
  • Keeping the existing left turn slip lane from Heathcote Road onto Princes Highway
  • keeping the existing left turn slip lane from Princes Highway onto Heathcote Road.

Community engagement

Roads and Maritime is seeking feedback on these proposed intersection improvements by Monday 5 June 2017. We will carefully consider all feedback received before deciding to proceed with this proposal. A community consultation report will be prepared, summarising the matters raised and our responses.

Next steps

We will continue to keep the community informed as the proposal progresses.

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