Glenbrook intersection upgrade

The Australian and NSW governments are upgrading the Great Western Highway and Ross Street intersection at Glenbrook as part of the Western Sydney Infrastructure Plan, a $3.6 billion road investment program.

Wascoe Street, Ross Street and Great Western Highway intersection at Glenbrook
Wascoe Street, Ross Street and Great Western Highway intersection at Glenbrook

Updates and announcements

Start of work

The NSW Minister for Sport, Minister for Western Sydney, Minister for WestConnex and Member for Penrith, Stuart Ayres, announced the start of work on the Glenbrook intersection upgrade on Friday, 11 May 2018. For further details on the overall project, view the July 2018 Community Update (PDF, 6.73Mb).

Upcoming work

Upcoming work includes:

  • modifying existing traffic lights at the Hare Street intersection
  • installing new street lights on both corners of Ross Street
  • line marking and asphalting
  • landscaping on shoulders of the Great Western Highway
  • installing new road signs, pedestrian fencing and footpaths
  • closing and modifying the southern side of Hare Street entry/exit to Great Western Highway for emergency vehicle use only.

Our work schedule

Work will be carried out between Wednesday 12 September and Wednesday 10 October during standard construction hours between 7am and 6pm Mondays to Fridays and 8am and 1pm on Saturdays, weather permitting.

Work will also be carried out at night, from 8pm to 5am, between Sunday 16 September and Sunday 30 September, weather permitting, to minimise impact on traffic.

We have included a map in the notification letter to show the location of work for Stage 3.

For further details on the work, view the September 2018 project notification letter (PDF, 410Kb).

Changed traffic conditions

The speed limit on the Great Western Highway between Ross Street and Hare Street, Glenbrook will be reduced to 60 km/h, 24 hours a day, seven days a week until project completion at the end of 2018, weather permitting. Speed limits will be further reduced to 40 km/h during night work.

Project snapshot

  • Contractor: RD Miller
  • Start date of construction: May 2018
  • Completion due: end of 2018
  • Project value: $5.6 million
  • Funding: Australian and NSW governments.

Key features

Key features of the upgrade include:

  • new traffic lights at the Great Western Highway and Ross Street intersection with pedestrian crossings
  • right turns permitted from Ross Street onto the Great Western Highway
  • closing access to the Great Western Highway from Hare Street (south), while maintaining access for emergency vehicles
  • extending the existing right turn lanes on the Great Western Highway allowing for more vehicles turning right into Ross Street and Hare Street (north)
  • new signage, line marking and footpath connections.

What happens next?

We have awarded the construction contract to RD Miller. Work started in May 2018 and is expected to be completed at the end of 2018.

We will continue to provide updates to the community as the project progresses.

View or download

Community update

September 2018

Community update

August 2018

Night work at the intersection of the Great Western Highway and Ross Street, Glenbrook from Thursday 12 July.

Community update

July 2018

Project notification letter

July 2018

Night work at the intersection of the Great Western Highway and Ross Street, Glenbrook from Thursday 12 July

Project notification letter

May 2018

Frequently asked questions

May 2018

Submissions Report

January 2018

Community update

October 2017

Review of Environmental Factors - main report

October 2017

Review of Environmental Factors - Appendices

October 2017

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