|Funding Program:||Roads of Strategic Importance
|Expected Start/Finish:||Early 2024 - Late 2025
|Estimated Project Cost:||$50,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$40,000,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Upper Hunter Shire Council
|Corridor:||Sydney - Brisbane
This project involves planning and delivery of upgrades to the New England Highway at Rocky Cut, Wingen, including realignment of the highway to remove tight curves.
This project is expected to:
- improve road safety by delivering improved road geometry and wider cross sections that will reduce crash risks
- facilitate freight movements by providing a safe alignment for use by PBS 2B and 3A vehicles.
- increase traffic efficiency as a result of improved road geometry and wider cross sections.
The Australian Government has committed $40 million to this project.
This project is expected to commence construction in early 2024 and be completed by late 2025.
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Project details last updated: 24/01/2022