Western region

Katoomba to Lithgow - upgrade of the Great Western Highway

Great Western Highway, east of Medlow Bath towards Katoomba

The Australian and NSW governments are investing $250 million to upgrade the Great Western Highway between Katoomba and Lithgow. Roads and Maritime Services is managing these projects. To view more details on each of the upgrade projects please click on the menu, on the left hand side of this screen.

The community information number is 1800 035 733 (toll free).

The project email address is K2Lupgrade@rms.nsw.gov.au

Recent News: Mount Victoria village safety upgrade – design changes for consultation

In November 2013, Roads and Maritime Services prepared and displayed a review of environmental factors for a range of road safety upgrades at Mount Victoria village.

Comments were invited from members of the community on these upgrades until February 2014.

Current situation

Following receipt of submissions and meetings with a number of stakeholders and the community, Roads and Maritime has progressed the designs with the following changes:

• more detail is now given about the service road design in Section 2

• some alternative designs have been provided for Section 3

The community is invited to provide feedback on these options, in order for a decision to be made on the way forward. Please send your comments to reach us by Friday, 25 July 2014.

 Details of the changes are provided in the community update (insert link to CU)

 Further details and copies of the November 2013 community update can be found here.