About this project

Project features

  • An upgrade from two to a four lane divided road with a landscaped central median. The median upgrade would provide space for widening to six lanes in the future
  • A speed limit of 80km/h
  • Two metre wide road shoulders
  • A three metre wide off-road shared pedestrian / cyclist path on the western side of the road with provision made on the eastern side of the road in the future
  • New intersections with traffic lights at Townson Road, South Street and access to the Colebee and Marsden Park Industrial precincts
  • Grange Avenue would be restricted to left in / left out
  • Closure of Hollinsworth Road with access via an extended Towson Road
  • Bus priority capability at traffic lights and indented bus bays on Richmond Road
  • Designated turning lanes, and bicycle and pedestrian crossing provisions at traffic lights
  • Adjustments to public utilities such as gas, electricity and telephone lines along the route.


  • Increased capacity for future traffic growth
  • Improved safety for motorists by the construction of a central median to separate opposing traffic flows
  • Improved safety for cyclists and pedestrians with an off-road shared path
  • Improved travel times
  • Improved access and travel times for road freight Sydney's north west
  • Bus priority capability at traffic lights
  • Improved access to future North West Growth Centre precincts along Richmond Road
  • Improved landscaping.
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