Consultation for the Lower Hunter Freight Corridor has been extended until 31 August due to COVID-19 restrictions in place across NSW.
Transport for NSW is seeking input from freight industry stakeholders to inform a Strategic Business Case for a Freight Community System.
As work continues on reactivating the railway line between West Tamworth and Westdale, a pedestrian crossing at Bridge St will be closed.
A proposed route for a future rail freight corridor around Newcastle has been put out for public consultation.
The upgrading of rail line between Berry and Bomaderry is well underway to provide a boost for rail freight through the region.
SMEC Australia Pty Ltd has been awarded the tender to develop a concept design for the Cowra Lines to establish if reactivation is feasible.
A passing loop being constructed at Maryvale will help ease congestion on the railway between Orange and Dubbo.
Bunnan Road, Moonan Brook Road and Barrington Tops Forest Road are part of a $15 million program to improve roads in The Hunter.
A pilot is currently underway to make it simpler for high productivity vehicles in using local roads from the farm gate to a main road.
To assist the movement of supermarket and medical supplies after recent weather events, road freight access on key routes will be expanded.
Design and planning work will begin on the intermediate passing loop (Junee to Griffith line) at Coolamon as part of Fixing Country Rail.
Trackwork begins on the Junee to Griffith line which will allow for 25 TAL (tonne axle load) trains.
Work has been completed on a rail crossing loop at Mount Murray to improve traffic movements on the line.
Fixing Country Roads has funded the upgrading of bridges at Gresford and Lostock in the Upper Hunter.
A Fixing Country Roads upgrade of Colinroobie Road will improve freight connectivity between Leeton and Narrandera.
The final section of the Pacific Highway upgrade, from Woolgoolga to Ballina, is now open to traffic.
Bloomfield Street Gunnedah has been upgraded as part of a 1.8 kilometre bypass to assist heavy vehicles through town.
There will be a temporary easing of container storage limits at Port Botany.
With a bumper crop season, red tape has been cut to allow for easier transport movements this harvest.