Appin Road upgrade - Appin Road improvements


Project overview

The Australian and NSW governments are funding projects to improve safety and support affordable housing in the Greater Macarthur Growth Area.

Project information


Planning is currently underway to deliver a 5.4-kilometre road safety upgrade between Mount Gilead and Ambarvale which includes intersection upgrades, widening part of the road from two to four lanes, and construction of new intersections to provide access to the approved Figtree Hill community project.

In addition, two koala underpasses and additional fauna fencing are proposed to increase protection for the local koala population.

Next steps

  1. Preliminary site investigations
  2. Strategic or concept design
  3. Environmental assessment
  4. Community comments on strategic or concept design and Review of Environmental Factors
  5. Submissions report
  6. Project determination
  7. Detailed design
  8. Community consultation on Addendum Review of Environmental Factors - WE ARE HERE
  9. Submissions report
  10. Updated detailed design
  11. Start of construction - subject to project approval.

Ongoing community engagement throughout the project lifecycle.

Community information

Community consultations

The community was invited to provide feedback on the Addendum Review of Environmental Factors (A/REF) between Tuesday 22 November until Tuesday 13 December 2022. Community feedback helps us understand what is important to customers and the community. Submissions are now closed.

Contact us

For further information about this project, please contact:

Phone: 1800 684 490


Mail: Appin Road Upgrade, Transport for NSW, PO Box 973 Parramatta CBD NSW 2124