The NSW Government is continuing to plan for the future upgrade of a section of the Great Western Highway at Kelso. Roads and Maritime Services is managing the upgrade.
The 2.4 kilometre project will extend from just west of Stockland Drive intersection to just east of Ashworth Drive near the Gold Panner Motor Inn. The project will improve road safety by widening the highway to four lanes, improving intersections and separating opposing directions of traffic.
Latest news - early work has started
Stockland Drive to Gilmour Street
Work has started to install new traffic lights and a u-turn bay at Stockland Drive. Other work includes the upgrade of the kerbs at Gilmour Street, utility adjustments (communication cables) and road resurfacing between Stockland Drive and Gilmour Street. Roads and Maritime expects to complete the early work by mid-2014, weather permitting.
Gilmour Street to Ashworth Drive
Tenders have been called for the second part of the upgrade from Gilmour Street to just east of Ashworth Drive. A construction contract is expected to be awarded by mid 2014 with work expected to start around August 2014. See The design for details.
Roads and Maritime will continue to keep the community informed about the progress of the Kelso upgrade project.
Roads and Maritime would like to thank everyone for their cooperation and input as the project progresses.