|Funding Programme:||Investment Road and Rail Programme
|Expected Start/Finish:||January 2010 - July 2014
|Estimated Project Cost:||$225,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$70,000,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Blue Mountains City Council
|Corridor:||Sydney - Dubbo
The Great Western Highway provides the principal link between Sydney and central New South Wales.
This project is a major upgrade of 3.1 kilometres of the Great Western Highway between Station Street, Woodford and Winbourne Road, Hazelbrook. The highway will be widened to four lanes with a centre median and sealed shoulders.It will also include an off-road shared user path which will connect to other paths constructed in previous stages of the upgrade.
The project is expected to improve road safety, travel times, and local access as well as increase safety for pedestrians and cyclists.
The Australian Government contributed $70 million towards this project for pre-construction activities on Stages 1 and 2 and construction activities on Stage 2. The total estimated project cost is $225 million.
Early works commenced in January 2010 and the project was completed with all four lanes open to traffic in July 2014.
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Project details last updated: 20/07/2015