Rooty Hill Road, North Plumpton

Completed pinch point upgrade at Rooty Hill Road North, Jersey Road and Lamb Street, Plumpton

The NSW Government has committed over $825 million to pinch point projects which ease congestion, reduce traffic delays and improve travel times on Sydney's major roads.

Project information

Roads and Maritime Services has opened these intersection improvements to traffic. This project involved upgrading the intersection of Rooty Hill Road North, Jersey Road and Lamb Street with new traffic control signals.

We appreciate your patience while we delivered this important project. Please view or download the February 2018 Project Update (PDF, 229Kb).

The NSW Government funded this upgrade as part of its $225 million Pinch Point Program which aims to reduce delays, manage congestion and improve travel times on Sydney’s major roads, particularly during weekday peak periods.

The key benefits to the community include:

  • up to nine hours of saved travel times annually for motorists traveling Rooty Hill Road thorugh Plumpton and Oakhurst
  • improved traffic flow along Rooty Hill Road North, Jersey Road and Lamb Street
  • reduced congestion for all road users
  • improved road safety for motorists
  • increased pedestrian safety with signalised crossings.

Pinch points are traffic congestion points, intersections or short lengths of road at which a traffic bottleneck exists slowing down the broader network. They cause a build up of traffic and travel delays at these spots and on the wider road network.

Completed work included:

  • removing the existing roundabout and installing traffic lights and signalised pedestrian crossings on all four corners of the intersection
  • providing a dedicated right turn lane from Rooty Hill Road North onto Jersey Road and a dedicated left turn lane from Rooty Hill Road North on to Lamb Street
  • providing a dedicated right turn lane from Rooty Hill Road North on to Lamb Street
  • providing a dedicated right turn lane from Jersey Road on to Rooty Hill Road North
  • widening Rooty Hill Road North near the intersection
  • changes to the lane configuration on Lamb Street
  • landscaping.

In January 2016 we sought community feedback through a ‘Have Your Say’ inviting stakeholders and the community to comment on the proposed improvements.

In August 2016 a ‘Have Your Say’ community update was distributed inviting stakeholders and the community to comment on a proposed night construction work schedule.

View or download the community consultation report prepared in September 2016.

Project documents

Project updates

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February 2018 project update

Rooty Hill Road North, Plumpton.

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December 2017 project update

Rooty Hill Road North, Plumpton.

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June 2017 project update

Intersection improvements at Rooty Hill Road North, Jersey Road and Lamb Street, Plumpton.

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September 2016 project update

Intersection improvements at Rooty Hill Road North and Jersey Road/Lamb Street, Plumpton.

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August 2016 project update

Proposed improvements at the intersection of Rooty Hill Road North, Jersey Road and Lamb Street, Plumpton.

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Reports

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September 2016 community consultation report

Rooty Hill Road North, Jersey Road and Lamb Street, Plumpton - Proposed intersection improvements.

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August 2016 community consultation report

Rooty Hill Road North, Jersey Road and Lamb Street, Plumpton.

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Contact us

Phone: 1800 332 660

Email: pinchpoints@rms.nsw.gov.au

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