Intersection improvements at Great Western Highway & Pages Road, St Mary's

Updates and announcements

Open to traffic

This intersection is now open to traffic. The completed work includes:

  • adjusted approaches of Pages Road to improve line of sight for right turning vehicles on Pages Road and Charles Hackett Drive
  • extended right turn bays on the north and south approaches
  • changed left only lanes to through and left turning lanes for the north and south approaches
  • added lane on the southern exit of Pages Road
  • adjusted and lengthened median on Pages Road
  • adjusted traffic lights and utilities on Pages Road
  • extended “No Parking” zones by 165 metres on each side of Pages Road and Charles Hackett Drive from Sainsbury Street to Gabriels Lane

Please view or download the July 2018 project update (PDF, 487Kb) for more information.

Next steps

We will need to return to site in September to install permanent street lighting along Pages Road and Charles Hackett Drive. We will write to you again before returning to complete the project.

What happens next?

We will continue to update you as we progress with the project.

Project background

The NSW Government is funding this proposal as part of its $225 million Pinch Point Program, which aims to reduce traffic delays, manage congestion and improve travel times on Sydney’s major roads, particularly during weekday peak periods.

Project objectives

The key benefits to the community include:

  • improve sight distances for right turning vehicles on Pages Road and Charles Hackett Drive reducing the risk of a crash
  • reduce congestion through the intersection
  • improve safety for pedestrians and road users.

Key features

The work would include:

  • adjusting the southbound approach of Pages Road to improve sight distances for right turning vehicles on Pages Road and Charles Hackett Drive
  • extending the right turn bays on the north and south approaches
  • changing the left only lanes to “through and left” for the north and south approaches
  • providing an additional lane on the southern exit on Pages Road
  • adjusting the traffic lights and utilities on Pages Road
  • adjusting and lengthening the median in Pages Road to improve safety.
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