Intersection improvements on Cumberland Highway and Merrylands Road, Greystanes

The NSW Government is funding this work as part of its $300 million Urban Roads Pinch Points Program which aims to reduce congestion and improve travel times on Sydney’s busiest corridors.

Updates and announcements

The NSW Government is funding this work as part of its $300 million Urban Roads Pinch Points Program which aims to reduce congestion and improve travel times on Sydney’s busiest corridors.

Roads and Maritime Services will be upgrading the intersection of Cumberland Highway and Merrylands Road, Greystanes. The project involves:

  • installing dual right turn lanes east and westbound on Merrylands Road and northbound on Cumberland Highway
  • removing an existing traffic island on Merrylands Road at the southeast corner of the intersection
  • modifying the westbound bus bay on Merrylands Road
  • installing barriers along Cumberland Highway on the south east corner of the intersection
  • adjusting the central road medians on all approaches of the intersection to accommodate the new turning lanes
  • realigning a left turn slip lane on the Cumberland Highway to accommodate the new intersection layout
  • adjusting the existing traffic signals to support the new intersection
  • adjusting footpaths and kerbs
  • trimming and removing trees and shrubs.

This project aims to improve efficiency, safety and congestion on Sydney’s road network.

We have included a map (PDF, 396Kb) showing the location of work and our site compound.

Our work schedule

To complete the project, we will be on site for up to six days and five nights a week for up to 200 night shifts and 180 day shifts over a 60 week period, between Monday, 14 May 2018 and mid- 2019, weather permitting.

Our night work hours will be between 8pm and 5am from Sunday to Friday. Our day work hours will be between 7am and 6pm from Monday to Friday and between 8am and 1pm on Saturdays.

We will not be working on public holidays.

If you have any questions about the project or night work schedule, please send your comments to our delivery partner at nsw_projects@dmroads.com.au or:

DM Roads, Cumberland Highway and Merrylands Road, Greystanes PO Box 6465 North Ryde, NSW, 2113

Please view or download the April 2018 project update for more information.

As part of this work we will need to set up a site compound at 35 Pavesi Street, Smithfield. The site compound will be used as a site office and to store material throughout the project.

Next steps

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

Contact

If you have any questions, please call the project manager George Elhage on 1800 572 004 (during business hours) or email pinchpoint@rms.nsw.gov.au.

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