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

Roads and Maritime Services have completed the intersection upgrades. Many thanks for your patience while we carried out this work.

Project background

To alleviate congestion Roads and Maritime is proposing improvements on the Cumberland Highway and Merrylands Road intersection.

The proposal includes:

  • Installing dual right turn lanes east and westbound on Merrylands Road and northbound on Cumberland Highway
  • Removing the existing traffic island on Merrylands Road at the southeast corner of the intersection
  • Modifying the westbound bus bay on the southern side of Merrylands Road
  • Installing barriers along the southbound carriageway of 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
  • Aligning the westbound 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.

Benefits would include:

  • Reduced congestion and improved travel times in both the AM and PM peak periods
  • Improved traffic flow on Cumberland Highway and Merrylands Road
  • Improved safety for pedestrians and road users.

We have included a map to show the location of the proposal.


If you have any questions, please call the project manager George Elhage on 8849 2369 (during business hours) or email

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