Keeping it local is the focus of the $2.2 billion Coffs Harbour bypass project with every effort being made to employ locally.
A 40-kilometre section of the Mitchell Highway will be closed for nine nights as crews carry out emergency work after extreme weather
Two-hundred extra pairs of hands are now hard at work in the State’s west to support crews repairing and the flood-affected road network.
The central business districts of Cobar and Wilcannia in western NSW will be made safer with their speed limits reduced to 40km/h from 1 December.
Regional councils will soon start receiving funds for urgent pothole repairs.
Work on the final stage of a $26.4 million upgrade of a major NSW highway is starting this week, improving safety along a vital link in the State’s North West.
The NSW Government will fast-track $15 million in emergency funding to eight councils in central and western NSW for urgent road repairs to restore access to flood-impacted areas.
Work on a new overtaking lane on the Mitchell Highway between Narromine and Dubbo has started this week to contribute to safer and more efficient trips.
Additional warning signs will be introduced around all mobile speed cameras across NSW, to enhance driver awareness of enforcement.
The NSW Government will deploy crews and equipment from around the state to the Central West and Murrumbidgee to assist with the mammoth task of reconnecting the road network.
Motorists are being urged to reconsider their travel plans, after floodwaters closed or damaged major roads and highways in inland NSW.
Early planning has begun for a bridge replacement and road upgrades that will improve safety on Kidman Way, south of Griffith.
Safety improvements on a 4.6-kilometre section of the Princes Highway between Bodalla
and Turlinjah are continuing.
Work to build the new road-over-rail bridge at Wallendbeen will soon begin with the
construction contract awarded to Abergeldie Pty Ltd.
Motorists are urged to take extra care on the state’s roads with widespread extreme weather forecast over the next few days.
Two stronger and more resilient bridges that will allow greater freight were officially opened in the Kyogle and Lismore districts today.
An additional $28 million has been committed to a major upgrade of the Great Western Highway between Kelso and Raglan.
The NSW Liberal and Nationals Government will invest $50 million to help regional and rural councils fix the increasing number of potholes brought on by this year’s extreme wet weather.
A new bridge proposed for O'Connell will provide safer pedestrian and cyclist access across the Fish River.