The Northern Road Upgrade

The Australian and NSW governments are planning to upgrade The Northern Road as part of the Western Sydney Infrastructure Plan (WSIP), a 10 year, $3.6 billion road investment program.

The Northern Road and Hillside Drive intersection, Harrington Park - facing north
The Northern Road and Hillside Drive intersection, Harrington Park - facing north

Updates and announcements

Feedback now closed - The Northern Road Upgrade, Glenmore Park to Jamison Road

Roads and Maritime Services would like to thank the community and stakeholders for providing feedback. All feedback will be considered in further project development with construction expected to start in the first half of next year.

In construction

Work has started on The Northern Road Upgrade between The Old Northern Road, Narellan and Peter Brock Drive, Oran Park.

This work will be carried out from 7am to 6pm Mondays to Fridays and on Saturdays from 8am to 1pm.

About The Northern Road Upgrade

Roads and Maritime is planning to upgrade around 35km of The Northern Road between The Old Northern Road, Narellan and Jamison Road, South Penrith from a generally two to four lane undivided road to a six to eight lane divided road.

The Northern Road Upgrade would deliver new and upgraded roads to support integrated transport in the region and capitalise on the economic benefits from developing a western Sydney airport at Badgerys Creek.  The Upgrade would also provide one of the main arterial transport corridors for the South West Priority Land Release Area and the Western Sydney Priority Growth Area.  The Northern Road Upgrade would improve safety, increase road capacity and reduce congestion and travel times in the future.

The Northern Road Upgrade was previously divided into four stages (1, 2, 3 and 4) but due to design refinement will now be planned in sections between:

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