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

Have Your Say

Roads and Maritime Services is seeking feedback by Monday 18 December on a proposal to make improvements at the intersection of at the intersection of the Great Western Highway and Reservoir Road, Blacktown (PDF, 240Kb).

All feedback will be considered and will be responded to in a community consultation report that will be made available on our website following the close of consultation. It may take us a few months to consider all feedback received, we appreciate your patience during this time.

Night Investigation Work

Roads and Maritime Services will be carrying out geotechnical investigation on Reservoir Road, Blacktown between Thursday 7 December and Friday 22 December, weather permitting.

Our work hours will be between 8pm and 12am from Sunday to Friday, weather permitting.

Please view or download the December 2017 project update (PDF, 281Kb) for more information.

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.

Community engagement

Roads and Maritime welcomes your comments on the proposed improvements by Monday 18 December. You can provide your comments by:

  • Calling our Project Team on 1800 572 004 during business hours
  • Emailing pinchpoint@rms.nsw.gov.au
  • Writing to the Pinch Point Program Project Team, Roads and Maritime Services, PO Box 973, Parramatta, NSW, 2124

Next steps

We will carefully consider all feedback received before deciding to proceed with this proposal. A community consultation report will be prepared, summarising the matters raised and our responses. This will be made available on our website. We will keep you updated as the proposal progresses.

For more information please view or download the community update.

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