Overpass near Church Street roundabout, Maitland

Maitland roundabout upgrades - New England Highway - completed

The NSW Government provided $51 million, including $45 million through the Hunter Infrastructure and Investment Fund, for upgrades on the New England Highway at Maitland to improve safety and traffic flow.

Project information

Roads and Maritime wishes to thank the community for its patience throughout the construction of this important upgrade.

Roads and Maritime Services upgraded two roundabouts on the New England Highway at Church Street and High Street, including building an eastbound overpass at the Church Street roundabout.

The key project benefits include:

  • Improved safety for road users
  • Increased traffic capacity through the roundabouts
  • Improved traffic flow and more reliable travel times
  • Improved access for pedestrians and cyclists.

The Railway Station roundabout upgrade involved:

  • Building an eastbound overpass
  • Building a left turn slip lane from Cessnock Road onto the New England Highway
  • Removing the roundabout entry from Walker Street
  • Providing a u-turn bay on Cessnock Road for access to the roundabout from Walker Street
  • Realigning the westbound New England Highway approach and departure to the roundabout.

The Hospital roundabout upgrade involved:

  • Installing traffic signals at the northern end of Johnson Street
  • Removing the mid-block pedestrian lights 60 metres east of Johnson Street
  • Building left turn slip lanes into High Street and Bungaree Street
  • Removing vegetation from the roundabout
  • Providing pedestrian paths, fencing and a crossing through the median to the west of the roundabout.

Please see the project map for more information.

Project map

North Richmond upgrade map

View or download the project map.

Project documents

Project notifications

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September 2016 project notification

Night work on the New England Highway at Maitland from Wednesday 14 September 2016.

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September 2015 project notification

Night work on Church Street and the New England Highway, Maitland from Sunday 27 September 2015.

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January 2015 project notification

Start of work on eastbound overpass at Maitland Railway Station roundabout from Monday 19 January 2015.

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Community updates

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June 2015 community update

Roundabout upgrades on the New England Highway at Maitland.

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July 2014 community update

Roundabout upgrades on the New England Highway at Maitland.

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March 2014 community update

Roundabout upgrades on the New England Highway at Maitland.

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June 2013 community update

Roundabout upgrades on the New England Highway at Maitland.

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February 2016 community update

Roundabout improvements at the Hospital Roundabout at Maitland.

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Project maps

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June 2015 project map

Railway Station roundabout including eastbound overpass and hospital roundabout.

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Reports

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June 2013 options assessment report

Determination of preferred option for the Hospital Roundabout.

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June 2013 options assessment report

Determination of preferred option for the Railway Station Roundabout.

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Pictured from left: Peter McTackett, Senior Project Manager, Roads and Maritime Services; Anna Zycki, Regional Manager & Executive Coordinator, Roads and Maritime; Maitland City Council Mayor Peter Blackmore; Deputy Mayor Cr Bob Geoghegan enjoy the views from the new eastbound overpass at Maitland.

Contact us

For further information about this project contact Roads and Maritime:

Phone: 1800 725 917

Email: Daniel.Evans@rms.nsw.gov.au

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

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