Intersection of Penang Street and Brisbane Water Drive.

Brisbane Water Drive Safety Improvements

Roads and Maritime Services is planning and delivering safety improvements on Brisbane Water Drive between Glenrock Parade and Manooka Road, Point Clare.

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NOV 2019

NOV 2019Work commences

Roads and Maritime Services is starting work at the intersection of Brisbane Water Drive, Jirrah Avenue and Koolinda Avenue at Point Clare from Monday 25 November.

Project information

Brisbane Water Drive is a State Road connecting the Central Coast Highway at West Gosford to Railway Street and Blackwall Road at Woy Woy. It is the primary link between Woy Woy and Gosford.

A route safety investigation was completed in 2016 along Brisbane Water Drive between Glenrock Parade and Manooka Road at Point Clare.

The route safety investigation was carried out to determine the safety performance of the route and identify road safety improvements and priorities along this section of Brisbane Water Drive.

Roads and Maritime identified priorities for improvement to this section of the road in the short, medium and long term to address safety deficiencies that were identified.

To see a list of the proposed safety improvements identified in the safety review, please view or download the November 2016 project notification (PDF, 298Kb).

The NSW Government has provided $600,000 this financial year for safety improvements on Brisbane Water Drive between Glenrock Parade and Manooka Road.

Jirrah Avenue and Koolinda Avenue intersection

Work on the Jirrah Avenue and Koolinda Avenue intersection is starting on 25 November 2019, weather permitting. Work involves setting up the project compound and stockpile site as well as clearing trees in preparation for traffic lights to be installed at the intersection. More information is available in the November 2019 project notification (PDF, 392Kb).

Talinga Avenue

Safety improvements were completed near Talinga Avenue in early 2018. Work involved installing a low level concrete barrier to protect pedestrians when walking to the shopping centre and bus stop on the western side of Brisbane Water Drive.

Sunshine Drive and Sunnyside Avenue

Safety improvements were completed on Sunshine Drive and Sunnyside Avenue in mid-2018. Work involved installing dedicated right turn bays on Brisbane Water Drive to assist motorists turning into Sunshine Drive and Sunnyside Avenue.

Takari Avenue

Safety improvements were completed on Takari Avenue in mid-2019. Work involved installing a dedicated right turn bay into Takari Avenue from Brisbane Water Drive.

Penang Street

The right turn out of Penang Street has been banned and vegetation clearing along Brisbane Water Drive to improve sight distance has been completed. Work to upgrade the intersection, including widening the road shoulder on Brisbane Water Drive was completed in June 2019. More information is available in the March 2019 project notification (PDF, 45.5Kb).

Lorraine Avenue

Work on the Lorraine Avenue intersection started in March 2019 and was completed in August 2019, weather permitting. More information is available in the March 2019 project pdate (PDF, 100Kb).

Investigating options for a proposed pedestrian footpath between Collard Road and Jirrah Avenue, including options for either side of the road.

Project documents

Project notifications

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November 2019 project notification

Start of work at intersection of Brisbane Water Drive, Jirrah Avenue and Koolinda Avenue, Point Clare from Monday 25 November.

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March 2019 project notification

Start of work on Brisbane Water Drive, Point Clare from Monday 11 March 2019.

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March 2019 project notification

Safety improvements at intersections along Brisbane Water Drive, Point Clare.

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August 2018 project notification

Have your say on safety improvements at intersection of Brisbane Water Drive, Jirrah Avenue and Koolinda Avenue, Point Clare.

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June 2018 project notification

Safety improvements on Brisbane Water Drive at the Sunshine Drive and Sunnyside Avenue intersections, Point Clare from Sunday 24 June 2019.

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May 2018 project notification

Have your say on safety improvements on Brisbane Water Drive at the Sunshine Drive and Sunnyside Avenue intersections, Point Clare.

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November 2016 project notification

Have your say on safety review of Brisbane Water Drive between Glenrock Parade and Manooka Road, Point Clare.

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Project update

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October 2018 project update

Have your say on safety improvements along Brisbane Water Drive, Point Clare.

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Reports

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January 2017 community consultation report

Brisbane Water Drive Safety Review.

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Contact us

For further information contact:

Phone: (02) 4908 7676

Email: peter.j.talbot@rms.nsw.gov.au

Mail: Roads and Maritime Services, Locked Bag 2030, Newcastle, NSW 2300

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