Princes Highway, Rocky Point Road and Gray Street, Kogarah

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 remove right turn access from the Princes Highway into Gray Street, in order to maintain three southbound lanes on the Princes Highway between Rocky Point Road and Ocean Street. The proposal also includes traffic signal upgrades at the intersection of Rocky Point Road and Gray Avenue and prohibiting the right turn in and out of the adjacent intersection of Scott Street and Rocky Point Road.

View or download the May 2017 – project update (PDF, 442Kb) for more information and a map of the proposal.

Background

Currently, motorists experience delays when travelling southbound on the Princes Highway between Rocky Point Road and Ocean Street, as the road is restricted to two lanes as a result of the right turn bays into Gray Street.

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:

  • Removing northbound and southbound right turn access from the Princes Highway into Gray Street
  • Adjusting the existing median on the Princes Highway to accommodate three southbound through lanes of traffic on the Princes Highway between Rocky Point Road and Ocean Street
  • Improving safety at the intersection of Rocky Point Road and Gray Street by removing about two car spaces on Gray Street to allow safer turn movements
  • Modifying access to Scott Street by extending the current AM peak no right turn to no right turn in or out of Scott Street at all times
  • Upgrading traffic signals and phasing
  • New signage on Rocky Point Road into Gray Street to advise of alternate routes
  • Installing new kerbs, pram ramps and signage
  • AUphalting and line marking
  • utility relocation.

The alternative routes to access Gray Street are:

  • Jubilee Avenue (northbound)
  • Bowns Road (northbound)
  • Rocky Point Road (southbound).

St George Hospital can be accessed via Gray Street and Rocky Point Road (southbound).

The alternative routes to access Scott Street are:

  • Rocky Point Road, Shaw Street and Gray Street (northbound)
  • Rocky Point Road, Princes Highway and Gray Street (northbound).

The alternative route to exit Scott Street is:

  • Scott Street, Scott Lane and Toomevara Street (northbound).

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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