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

Blaxland Road/Balaclava Road Intersection Improvements

Funding Program:Urban Congestion Fund
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2023 - Mid 2024
Estimated Project Cost:$13,400,000
Australian Government Contribution:$6,700,000

Project Description

This project is expected to deliver improvements to the intersection of Blaxland Road and Balaclava Road through localised widening at the intersection, the installation of a new raised median and an upgrade of the existing traffic signals.

This project will result in improved efficiency and reliability of the road network, and provide benefits to multiple modes, including general traffic, public transport and freight. It will also provide commuters with more reliable journeys to metropolitan and local centres, such as Eastwood, Epping and Macquarie Park.


- Improved road safety for all road users.

- Reduced congestion and improve travel times.

- Improved accessibility and connectivity of road networks.


The Australian Government has committed $6.7 million to this project.


This project is expected to commence construction in early 2023 and be completed by mid-2024.

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Project details last updated: 19/05/2022