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

On 18 February 2018, traffic moved onto the new eastbound and westbound lanes on Schofields Road between Alex Avenue and Veron Road. Traffic also switched onto a new eastbound carriageway from Veron Road to Carnarvon Road.

Traffic changes and night work

Friday 20, Sunday 22, Monday 23 and Thursday 26 April 2018 - Traffic changes and night work on Schofields Road, Schofields from Friday 20 April 2018 (PDF, 184 Kb)

Night and after hours work

14 April 2018 to 19 May 2018Night work on Schofields Road, Schofields between Richmond Road and Veron Road (PDF, 409Kb)

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 lined transit boulevard
  • New traffic lights at Carnarvon Road and provision for future connection to Fermoy Road
  • 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 traffic light 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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