New England Highway

Reviewed

Project overview

Transport for NSW is carrying out a number of improvements on the New England Highway. The New England Highway connects the Hunter region at its southern end to the Queensland border at its Northern end.

Project information

Background

The New England Highway connects the Hunter region at its southern end to the Queensland border at its Northern end.

The vision for the New England Highway is to:

  • Be an efficient corridor that caters for increasing growth
  • Support rural industries by providing greater access for heavy vehicles
  • Feature a sustainable maintenance program with heavy duty pavement to support transport needs
  • Provide a reliable transport corridor which provides intra-regional, inter-regional and interstate links
  • Enhance safety for all road users
  • Provide a safe and efficient corridor through urban environments, while maintaining town amenity and safety for vulnerable road user.

Completed, current or proposed improvements

Completed, current or proposed improvements on the New England Highway include:

  • Belford to the Golden Highway
  • Bolivia Hill
  • Cessnock Road and Church Street roundabout improvements
  • New England Highway and Wyndella Road intersection, Lochinvar - completed
  • Fitzgerald Bridge at Aberdeen
  • Maitland overpass - completed
  • Muswellbrook bypass
  • New England Highway draft corridor strategy
  • Rutherford upgrade
  • Saving Lives on Country Roads - Wallabadah to Armidale safety upgrade
  • Scone bypass
  • Singleton bypass
  • Singleton rail underpass
  • Tenterfield heavy vehicle bypass.