Richmond area projects


Project overview

The NSW Government is funding a number of projects in the Richmond area and surrounds, with the aim to reduce traffic delays, manage congestion and improve travel times across roads in Richmond.

Richmond Intersection Improvements

The Australian and NSW Governments are improving traffic conditions at key intersections on approach to Richmond Bridge...

Electronic message sign on March Street, Richmond

The NSW Government is funding the permanent electronic message sign as part of its $225 million Pinch Point Program, which aims to...

New Richmond Bridge and traffic improvements - Stage 2

The Australian Government and NSW Government have committed $500 million for traffic improvements including a new bridge over the...

New Richmond Bridge and traffic improvements - Stage 1

We are upgrading about 3.8 kilometres of The Driftway between Londonderry Road and Blacktown Road to improve safety, flood resilience and cater for future traffic growth.

Community information

Information on Richmond area projects

The Richmond area and surrounds are located in the Hawkesbury City and Penrith City Council areas, part of the Hawkesbury electorate, about 65km to the north-west of Sydney. Located at the eastern end of the Bells Line of Road corridor, Richmond Bridge crosses the Hawkesbury River connecting Bells Line of Road in the west to Kurrajong Road in the east.

Roads in the Richmond area provide a strategic east-west regional link supporting Great Western Highway in carrying commuter traffic, and acts as an alternative route. Richmond also has high tourism significance with botanical gardens, bushwalking trails, lookout points and one of the most picturesque routes crossing the Blue Mountains.

There are a number of road and bridge projects in planning, being built or completed in the Richmond area, including: