|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||Early 2015 - Mid 2019
|Estimated Project Cost:||$24,800,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$20,000,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Hawkesbury City Council
This project involved the investigation into both short-term and long-term options to address congestion on Richmond Bridge and its approach roads and two intersection improvements on the approaches to Richmond Bridge:
- Bells Line of Road/Grose Vale Road/Terrace Road
- Kurrajong Road/Old Kurrajong Road/Yarramundi Lane
The study informed short-term and long-term options to resolve congestion issues and improve traffic flow in the area.
The intersection upgrades improved the major east-west movement of traffic on Bells Line of Road and Kurrajong Road for the short to medium term.
The Australian Government contribution is capped at $20 million.
The study was carried out in two stages. Stage 1 investigations into options for short-term improvements were undertaken by Hyder Consulting and Stage 2 investigations into options for longer-term improvements were undertaken by SMEC. The final report, which includes a recommendation to reserve a road corridor for a future upgrade of Richmond Bridge, was released to the public on 31 July 2013.
Construction of the intersection improvements commenced in early 2015 and was completed in mid-2019.
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Project details last updated: 27/02/2020