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 10 year $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.

Night work

Roads and Maritime Services will begin work on the Glenbrook intersection upgrade from Friday, 18 May 2018. For further details on the work, view the project notification letter (PDF, 490Kb).

Work carried out during standard construction hours will be between 7am and 6pm Mondays to Fridays and 8am and 1pm on Saturdays. We will notify you of any work outside these standard hours. Work will also be carried out on some nights from 8pm to 6am between Friday 18 May and Friday 25 May, weather permitting, to minimise impact on traffic.

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 from Friday, 18 May 2018 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

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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