Heathcote Road corridor


Project overview

Transport for NSW is currently developing the Heathcote Road corridor strategy.

Latest news

Aug 2022 – Road repairs to westbound lane of Heathcote Road

From Friday 12 August, emergency road repairs will be completed on the westbound lane of Heathcote Road, between New Illawarra Road and Princes Highway, east of Woronora River.

Heathcote Road will be closed from 8pm Friday 12 August to 6am Sunday 14 August and a detour will be in place during this time.

For more information visit https://nswroads.work/heathcoteworks or contact ConnectSydney on 1800 735 563 or info.harbour@ConnectSydney.com.au.

Project information


Transport for NSW is delivering $291 million worth of improvements along the Heathcote Road corridor. This includes widening the road between Holsworthy and Voyager Point, widening the lanes and shoulders on the bridge over Woronora River and planning for duplicating Heathcote Road between Voyager Point and Engadine.

We have also taken other actions to improve safety and traffic flow:

  • Speed limit reduction from 100km/h to 90km/h between The Avenue, Pleasure Point and New Illawarra Road, Lucas Heights
  • Princes Highway and New Illawarra Road intersection upgrades completed
  • Replaced and widened bridge and added shoulders for both directions across Deadman’s Creek at Sandy Point
  • Audio tactile lines installed along the entire length of Heathcote Road between Princes Highway and Macarthur Drive

Please read the Heathcote Road factsheet (PDF, 804.98 KB) for information about the NSW Government funding to plan for the duplication of Heathcote Road as well as other current and ongoing transport projects on the Heathcote Road corridor.

Transport for NSW work to plan for the duplicating of Heathcote Road will include:

Detailed geotechnical investigations:

  • Traffic modelling
  • Surveying
  • Cultural and heritage checks
  • Feasibility studies
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Strategic design and staging options

Heathcote Road corridor projects

Contact us

For further information about this project, please contact:

Phone: 1800 161 342

Email: projects@transport.nsw.gov.au