Stage 3 - Veron Road to Richmond Road

Stage 3 of the Schofields Road upgrade is between Veron Road and Richmond Road. It includes extending Schofields Road from Veron Road, across Eastern Creek, to Carnarvon Road and widening the South Street alignment.

Construction work at Carnarvon Road and South Street intersection
Construction work at Carnarvon Road and South Street intersection

Updates and announcements

Temporary single lane closure – South Street

As part of continuing work to build the Bells Creek Bridge, a temporary single lane closure will be in place on South Street, Schofields from Monday 3 July until early September 2017, weather permitting.

Traffic control measures, including temporary traffic lights will be in place to allow traffic to move safely through the work zone. For more information please view or download the June 2017 project notification letter (PDF, 318Kb).

Project background

The NSW Government has provided $140 million to build the third and final section of the Schofields Road upgrade.

Roads and Maritime has contracted BMD Contractors to upgrade this 2.5km extension of Schofields Road. Site establishment work started in February 2016 and is expected to be completed by mid-2018, weather permitting.

Project snapshot

  • Contractors: BMD Contractors
  • Start of major construction: February 2016
  • Expected completion date: mid-2018
  • Project value: $140 million
  • Funding source: NSW Government

Key features

  • Two lanes in each direction with a wide central median allowing for widening to six lanes when required in the future
  • Extending Schofields Road from Veron Road across Eastern Creek to Carnarvon Road
  • Extending of Schofields Road from Carnarvon Road to Richmond Road using the existing South Street alignment
  • A tree line transit boulevard
  • New traffic lights at Carnarvon Road and at a future Fermoy Road extension intersection
  • Twin bridges over Eastern Creek and Bells Creek
  • Designated turning lanes and temporary U-turn facilities until surrounding developments are complete Shared cyclist and pedestrian path on both sides of the road
  • Pedestrian and cyclist crossings at all intersections with traffic lights
  • Bus priority lanes at signalised intersections and indented bus bays

What happens next?

Our work is expected to be completed by mid-2018, weather permitting.

Roads and Maritime Services will continue to keep the community and stakeholders informed of our progress during construction.

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