Community has their say on Manns Road upgrade


25 October 2019

Community feedback on the proposed plans for upgrades to Manns Road between Stockyard Place, West Gosford and Narara Creek Road, Narara has now been released in a full submissions report.

Member for Terrigal Adam Crouch said the upgrade formed part of a larger program to upgrade the Pacific Highway and Manns Road corridor between West Gosford and Ourimbah.

“The upgrade of the Pacific Highway along this section is complex and often subject to heavy traffic,” Mr Crouch said.

The feedback gathered from local commuters has been listened to and will help guide the delivery of this project. Transport for NSW will now begin with getting construction plans and a tender process underway.

“The NSW Liberal Government is continuing to improve road safety and reduce travel times for motorists on Central Coast roads, with a number of projects currently underway across the region,” Mr Crouch said.

Member of the Legislative Council Taylor Martin said West Gosford was enjoying an economic uplift with light industrial and commercial redevelopment taking place.

“Traffic along this section of road is forecast to increase to about 39,000 vehicles per day in the next 20 years,” Mr Martin said.

“We’re committed to delivering the necessary infrastructure so that the whole Central Coast region can grow and thrive.

“At the same time, it is important that we work toward minimising impacts to local communities and the environment from road projects, which is why feedback was invited on the concept designs and environmental assessments.”

Transport for NSW has now published submissions reports summarising the comments and providing its response.

The project will now progress to preparation of construction drawings and tender documentation for construction.

The submissions report can be viewed on West Gosford to Narara project page.