Bringelly Road Upgrade Stage 1

Aerial view of the Bringelly Road Upgrade Stage 1 site. Image copyright www.skyviewaerial.com.au

Updates and announcements

Closure of Edmondson Road Extended

As part of the Bringelly Road upgrade, a section of Edmondson Avenue will remain temporarily closed for safety reasons. The closure of Edmondson Avenue, between Bringelly Road and Fifth Avenue, will be extended from Friday 25 November to Thursday 22 December 2016.  Please see our Extended Closure – Edmondson Road notification (PDF, 412 Kb) for further information.

Continued work

Work at the intersection of Bringelly Road, Cowpasture Road and Camden Valley Way will continue outside standard construction hours in accordance with the current Environment Protection Licence. All work outside standard hours will be notified to residents within seven day. Please see our Continued work notification (PDF, 460Kb) for more information.

Community Update

Construction on Stage 1 on the Bringelly Road Upgrade between Camden Valley Way, Leppington and King Street, Rossmore is progressing and remains on track for completion in late 2017. For more information please see our July 2016 Community Update (PDF, 1.03Mb)

Background

Roads and Maritime Services is delivering the $509 million Bringelly Road Upgrade in two stages. Stage 1 is from Camden Valley Way, Leppington to King Street, Rossmore. Stage 2 is from King Street to The Northern Road, Bringelly.

Roads and Maritime started early site establishment work on Bringelly Road Upgrade Stage 1 in January 2015 with the site office set up at the intersection of Bringelly Road and Cowpasture Road.

Construction is moving ahead and we expect Stage 1 to be complete in late 2017.

Key features

  • Upgrading from two lanes to a six lane divided road between the eastern side of Upper Canal bridge and the western side of Eastwood Road, through the future Leppington Town Centre. The rest of Bringelly Road will also be upgraded from two lanes to a four lane divided road with a central median, which would allow for widening to six lanes, when required
  • A speed limit of 80 km/h
  • A three metre wide off road shared pedestrian and cyclist path with crossings at traffic lights to improve safety
  • Designated turning lanes at traffic lights along with bus priority and indented bus bays on both sides of Bringelly Road
  • Temporary U-turn facilities opposite traffic lights at the upgraded intersections of Eastwood Road and King Street
  • The existing noise wall on Cowpasture Road will be extended by about 240 metres eastbound along Camden Valley Way
  • New four way intersection at King Street with traffic lights
  • Left in/left out intersection at Kelly Street
  • New four way intersection at Fourth Avenue and Dickson Road with traffic lights
  • New four way intersection at Edmondson Avenue and Rickard Road with traffic lights
  • New three way intersection at Browns Road with traffic lights
  • New three way intersection at Cowpasture Road (south) with traffic lights
  • New bridge over Upper Canal
  • New three way intersection at the Western Sydney Parklands entry with traffic lights
  • Upgraded intersection at Camden Valley Way and Cowpasture Road.

Benefits

  • Increased capacity for traffic growth and improved travel times in the future
  • Improved safety for motorists
  • Improved safety for cyclists and pedestrians
  • Better bus priority and facilities
  • Improved access to the proposed western Sydney airport at Badgerys Creek, the new Leppington Railway Station and the M5 and M7 motorways
  • Improved access and travel times for road freight in Sydney’s south-west
  • Access to the future South West Growth Centre precincts along Bringelly Road
  • Improved street lighting at the Camden Valley Way intersection
  • Landscaping consistent with other main road upgrades.

Community involvement

Community involvement has informed the access strategy, concept design and environmental assessment. Our response to community submissions can be found in our project documents.

Next steps

The construction contract for Stage 1 has been awarded to BMD Constructions Pty Ltd. Work started in January 2015 and the road will be open to traffic in 2017.

For more information, see the July 2016 Community update.

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