Western Sydney Infrastructure Plan
The Australian and NSW governments are funding a 10 year, $3.6 billion road investment program. This will deliver new and upgraded roads to support integrated transport in the region and capitalise on the economic benefits from developing the planned western Sydney airport at Badgerys Creek.
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Latest report card
July 2015 - June 2016 Report Card
The Australian and NSW governments have released the latest Report Card for the Western Sydney Infrastructure Plan, providing a comprehensive overview on the progress of the $3.6 billion package.
View or download the Western Sydney Infrastructure Plan July 2015 - June 2016 Report Card.
Latest community consultation
The Northern Road Upgrade between Glenmore Parkway and Jamison Road
Roads and Maritime Services is inviting your feedback on the concept design and Review of Environmental Factors until Friday 4 November 2016. View the latest community update brochure for more information.
The community is also invited to learn more at information sessions to be held on Wednesday 19 October from 3.30pm to 7pm and on Tuesday 25 October from 3.30pm to 7pm at Penrith South Public School, 172-190 Jamison Road, South Penrith.
Sessions will also be held on Saturday 22 October between 10am and 1pm and Saturday 29 October from 12pm to 3pm at the Kingswood Neighbourhood Centre 23-25 Bringelly Road at Kingswood.
All feedback will be considered in further project development with construction expected to start in the first half of next year and open to traffic by 2020.
The Western Sydney Infrastructure Plan's projects are at different stages from planning to construction and more details are provided on specific project pages.
The Plan includes:
- Upgrading The Northern Road in stages to a minimum of four lanes between The Old Northern Road, Narellan and Jamison Road, South Penrith, including a grade separated interchange (underpass) at Bringelly Road
- Building a new M12 Motorway with up to six lanes. This will provide direct access to the planned western Sydney airport site between the M7 Motorway, Cecil Hills and The Northern Road, Luddenham
- Upgrading Bringelly Road to a minimum of four lanes between The Northern Road and Camden Valley Way. Construction started in January 2015
- Building the Werrington Arterial Road by upgrading Kent Road and Gipps Street to four lanes between the Great Western Highway and at the M4 Motorway, including two new east facing ramps on the M4 Motorway. Construction started March 2015
- Upgrading the intersection of Ross Street and the Great Western Highway, Glenbrook
- A $200 million package for local roads upgrades (Australian Government funded).
More information on the Plan is available from the Australian Government at Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development.
The Australian and NSW governments are funding a 10 year, $3.6 billion road investment program for western Sydney. The Western Sydney Infrastructure Plan will deliver major road infrastructure upgrades to support an integrated transport solution for the region and capitalise on the economic benefits from developing the planned western Sydney airport. The Plan provides improved road transport capacity ahead of future traffic demand, as planned residential and employment development comes online in western Sydney growth centre precincts and the Broader Western Sydney Employment Area. This work will transform the region’s economy and make western Sydney an even better place to live and do business.
Did you know?
Western Sydney is Australia’s third largest economy and in its own right would be Australia’s fourth largest city. During the next 20 years the region is expected to grow from two million to three million people, which is why the Australian and NSW governments are investing money into significant road infrastructure.
This Plan builds on the Australian and NSW governments’ commitments to encourage positive growth in Western Sydney and provide public transport and freight solutions.