Intersection improvements at the Great Western Highway and Reservoir Road, Blacktown

Roads and Maritime Services is funding this project at the intersection of the Great Western Highway and Reservoir Road, Blacktown as part of the NSW government’s $300 million Urban Roads Pinch Points Program, which aims to reduce traffic congestion and improve travel times on Sydney's busiest corridors.

Updates and announcements

Roads and Maritime Services will be carrying out investigation work which includes locating utilities, drilling holes and saw-cutting as well as reinstating pavements and footpath to help update the design of the project.

Our work schedule

We will be on site for 5 night shifts and 2 day shifts between Wednesday, 7 March, 2018 and Saturday, 7 April, 2018, weather permitting. Our day work hours will be between 7am and 5pm from Sunday to Friday and our night work hours will be between 8pm and 5am from Sunday to Friday. We will not be working on public holidays.

How will the work affect you?

Our work may be noisy at times, however we will do everything we can to minimise its impact, including completing the noisier activities by 11pm.

Traffic changes

There will be temporary traffic changes during our work hours to ensure the work zone is safe.

Lane closures will be in place and may affect travel times. Please keep to speed limits and follow signs and traffic controllers’ directions. For the latest traffic updates, you can call 132 701, visit livetraffic.com or download the Live Traffic NSW App.

Thank you for your patience during this important work.

Project background

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

Project features

The proposed improvements include:

  • a dedicated left turn lane for northbound traffic on Reservoir Road
  • dual dedicated right turn lanes for northbound traffic on Reservoir Road
  • widening of the left turn lane from Great Western Highway eastbound
  • dual dedicated right turn lanes for westbound traffic on Great Western Highway
  • minor widening of the left turn slip lane on the Great Western Highway westbound
  • removal of vegetation.
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