Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Ross Street Intersection

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2018 - Late 2018
Estimated Project Cost:$5,004,902
Australian Government Contribution:$2,440,000
Local Council/Shire:Blue Mountains City Council

Project Description

The key features of which are:

  • left turn ONLY from Great Western Highway into Hare St south section then left ONLY onto Wascoe St
  • left turn from Wascoe St onto Hare St south section then left ONLY onto the highway (westbound)
  • signalisation of Ross St intersection with the highway
  • left and right turn from Ross St onto the highway
  • left and right turn from the highway into Ross St
  • improved bus stop facility on the northern side of the highway leading to greater safety and amenity for bus passengers


The project provided:

  • improved safety and access for all traffic and especially peak congestion at Hare St south side intersection and resulting problem driver behaviour, vehicle confrontations and accidents
  • direct and enhanced access to and from Glenbrook Village Centre with the Great Western Hwy (east and west bound), as well as more effective access to the highway at Glenbrook
  • additional pedestrian crossings of the highway
  • improvement to the existing poor bus stop on the northern side of the highway.


The Australian Government contributed $2.4 million towards the Ross Street project.


The project was completed in December 2018.

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Project details last updated: 13/10/2020