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

Fixing Local Roads

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2020 - Late 2023
Estimated Project Cost:$382,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$191,000,000

Project Description

The Fixing Local Roads Program is a targeted program to address smaller road projects across NSW, including:

  • Pavement rehabilitation
  • Seal extensions and resealing
  • Sealing of unsealed roads
  • Asphalt resurfacing
  • Drainage rehabilitation
  • Routine maintenance including cracks and potholes

This program will assist to accelerate these works, improve safety and support local economies.


Benefits include:

  • Improve road safety for all road users
  • Improve efficiency and network reliability


The Australian Government has committed $191 million.


The program commenced construction in July 2020. Rounds 1 and 2 of the program are due to be completed in late 2023.

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Project details last updated: 25/05/2021