2017 Members of Parliament media releases

December 2017

21 December - A safer highway at Gunnedah in time for Christmas
21 December - Work on new Tabulam Bridge progressing well
21 December - Road upgrades to start at Hamilton South
20 December - Tourle Street and Cormorant Road upgrade progressing
20 December - A cuppa - The perfect way to take a break and help the community this Christmas
20 December - Bridge across Clarence River starts to take shape at Harwood
19 December - Road resurfacing completed at Wallabadah
18 December - Official opening of Macksville and Nambucca Heads bypasses
15 December - Light at the end of the tunnel for Ku-ring-gai residents
14 December - Sealing under the wheels on Buckrabendinni Road
13 December - Lithgow pubs and clubs encourage patrons to think of Plan B
13 December - Blayney pubs and clubs encourage patrons to think of Plan B
13 December - Upgrade of Gocup Road between Doctors Hill and Halfway Hill progressing well
11 December -Community invited to drop in and view safety proposal design for key Blayney intersection
8 December - Mudgee & Gulgong pubs and clubs encourage patrons to think of Plan B
8 December - Lights are on at Mingara intersection
8 December - Have your say on bypass environmental report
7 December - Volunteers honoured as Beresfield driver reviver ends
4 December - It was a Bigge job! intersection improvements at Warwick Farm now open to traffic
1 December - Old Lansdowne Bridge makes way for the new

November 2017

30 November - Sturt Highway upgrade through Wagga Wagga to start in new year
30 November - Busy intersection lights up for motorists at Cranebrook
29 November - Memory of Sportsmans Creek Bridge to be cemented in history
27 November - Tender to be invited for Albion Park Rail bypass early work
24 November - Routine maintenance on the New England Highway at Singleton Heights
24 November - Routine maintenance on the Golden Highway at Redmanvale Creek bridge
22 November - Cabbage Tree Road upgrade completed ahead of schedule in time for the Supercars 500
22 November - Rezoning to supercharge housing supply in Southwest Sydney
20 November - Work underway on Ellerton Drive extension
15 November - Community invited to have a say on proposed Mamre Road upgrade
15 November - School zone extension for Asquith Boys High School
10 November - Grafton Bridge bandits raise $10,000 for children's cancer
9 November - Work continues to improve busy intersection at Lurnea
8 November - Final section of work commences to seal the Silver City Highway at Barons Creek
8 November - Work progressing for future Singleton Bypass
6 November - Extended clearways coming to Taren Point Road - have your say on parking changes
3 November - Roads and Maritime Services drives change in Aboriginal communities
1 November - End in sight for work on new Sportsman Creek Bridge
1 November - Changed traffic conditions for essential bridge maintenance on Mid Dural Road at Galston
1 November - Improved safety on the way for motorists at Wallabadah

October 2017

30 October - Local workforce upgrading the Newell Highway at Trewilga to have new road open to traffic this month
30 October - Improvements on the way for Braemar Park rest area on Summerland Way
24 October - Pedestrian safety gets a lift on Pennant Hills Road at North Parramatta
23 October - Galston Gorge improvements on the way for motorists
23 October - Shovels ready for work on New England Highway
23 October - Nepean River Bridge takes shape with spans set to launch
20 October - Time to rise and shine for Hoss Causeway
19 October - Transformation from dirt track to sealed road almost complete for Cobb Highway at Eurella
13 October - 80 Km/h roadwork speed limit for Ferry Park intersection at Maclean
13 October - Improved travel times and reduced driver frustration with new overtaking lanes for Lachlan Valley Way
12 October - Community drop-in session for Moss Vale Road traffic changes
11 October - Eight months of work comes to an end on Dennis Bridge
9 October - Work to start in October on next major stage in the $70 million commitment to upgrade Gocup Road
9 October - Works complete on new Burrangong Creek Bridge
9 October - $2.3 million upgrade work to start in October on Goldfields Way
9 October - Safety improvement work starts on Hume Highway near Dog on Tuckerbox
9 October - West Wyalong heavy vehicle alternative route upgrade to enter final stage
9 October - Changed traffic conditions on the New England Highway south of Aberdeen
9 October - Supervisors offered extra boost to help learners become safer drivers
6 October - Second barge arrives in Grafton to help bridge the Clarence River
5 October - Work starts on Cabbage Tree Road
5 October - Oxley Highway works at Wauchope
4 October - New flood-free lanes open to traffic in Schofields
3 October - Community responds to call for feedback on new Batemans Bay bridge

September 2017

28 September - New England Highway upgrades continue next month
27 September - Boating upgrade for Eleebana
27 September - Contract awarded for Nelligen Bridge detailed design
26 September - Community invited to view the concept design for the new Camp Street bridge
26 September - Work progressing well on Princes Highway upgrade at Dignams Creek
25 September - Bulli Pass temporarily reopens for the long weekend
22 September - $23 Million road resealing season starts in South West NSW
20 September - Faster and safer travel on the way on Princes Motorway at Albion Park Rail
19 September - New roundabout for Gunnedah as record road spending continues
19 September - Excitement in the air as early work starts on new Tabulam Bridge
18 September - Berry good roundabout opens to local motorists
18 September - Tunnelling on NorthConnex hits halfway
15 September - Contract awarded for Ellerton Drive extension
13 September - Improved boating access to Karuah River
13 September - Budd park rises from the floods as boating upgrade is completed
12 September - Safety improvements at Spencers Cutting a step closer
12 September - Changed traffic conditions around Berry southern interchange
12 September - Planning for Albion Park Rail Bypass enters next stage
8 September - New school zone and speed limit change at Mittagong
8 September - New Laggers Point boat ramp
6 September - Intersection improvement work completed on Pennant Hills Road at Pennant Hills
5 September - School zone safety improvements for St Mary Star of the Sea College
5 September - Central Coast Highway intersection upgrade
5 September - Changed traffic conditions for night work on the Foxground and Berry Bypass
4 September - Work progressing on proposed Empire Bay Drive at the Scenic Road intersection upgrade
1 September - Plan ahead for road closure from this weekend on Heathcote Road at Heathcote
1 September - Not so fishy business as wildlife returns to the Bruxner wetlands

August 2017

31 August - New clearways to improve traffic flow on Epping Road
29 August - Changed traffic conditions on the Princes Highway south of Berry
28 August - Have a say on proposed intersection improvements on Blaxland Road at Eastwood
25 August - Federal funding approved for Tenterfield bypass project design
25 August - New roundabout to run circles around existing intersection
22 August - New roundabouts on the way at Berry
21 August - Electronic sign at Gerringong officially switched on
17 August - Removal of old Kapooka Bridge to start this weekend
16 August - Have a say on the intersection improvements along the Great Western highway at Parramatta
16 August - Improvement work starts on New England Highway at Aberdeen
16 August - Timber vessels successfully salvaged from South Coast waterways
16 August - Safety to be improved at North Wollongong interchange
15 August - Work to improve busy intersection at Plumpton powers on
15 August - Work on new $240 million Grafton bridge reaches another milestone
10 August - Changed traffic conditions on M1 Princes Motorway between Memorial Drive and Masters Road
8 August - Intersection upgrade for Tuggerah
7 August - Tourist traffic on Pacific Highway to be encouraged to visit Lismore
4 August - Pedestrian safety to be improved at Moss Vale
3 August - ‘Stop, revive, survive’ at Nambucca Heads Highway service centre
2 August - Work to soon start on new Tabulam Bridge
1 August - Development milestone achieved as new Lansdowne Bridge moves step closer
1 August - Safety improvements on Moss Vale Road at Cambewarra Mountain

July 2017

31 July - Have your say on plans for a new lane on Kosciuszko Road
26 July - Pedestrian safety improved on Lang Streeet at Kurri Kurri
26 July - Cessnock road safety improved at Gillieston Heights
26 July - First girder installed on $27 million Sportsman Creek Bridge at Lawrence
21 July - Safety improved on the New England Highway at Whittingham
21 July - $60 million Oxley Highway improvements taking shape
19 July - Grafton Bridge celebrates 85 years of service to the community
17 July - $7.2 million in new safety work for the Newell Highway to start in August
12 July - Safety to be improved for motorists on Macquarie Pass
10 July - New clearways to improve traffic flow
10 July - $2.2 million fourth stage of Olympic Highway upgrade at Verdale completed
10 July - Road safety improved at Buchanan
6 July - Motorists experience first stage of New M4
4 July - Planning under way to restore heritage Monkerai Bridge

June 2017

30 June - Oxley to Kundabung Pacific Highway upgrade reaches major milestone
30 June - Have a say on proposed New England Highway upgrade between Belford and The Golden Highway
28 June - Slope stabilising work on Alpine Way near Khancoban completed
26 June - Pedestrian safety improved in East Maitland
23 June - Planning progresses on The Horsley Drive upgrade
22 June - Safety to be improved at Empire Bay Drive and Greenfield Road intersection
22 June - Community report on M1 extension plan
20 June - More accessible and safer boating infrastructure at Clarence Town
19 June - Work to start on Oxley Highway upgrade at Carroll
16 June - Start of piling works marks major step in new Grafton bridge build
9 June - Planning progresses for New England Highway bypass of Scone
9 June - Ward announces details for Berry bypass community walk
9 June - Preliminary works to commence at proposed Denmark Link road, Riverstone
5 June - Bolivia Hill Upgrade design unveiled

May 2017

31 May - Work on Singleton Railway Underpass another step closer
31 May - Safety improvement work starts at Norah Head
31 May - New Tabulam Bridge plans on display
30 May - Announcement of contractor to remove old Kapooka Bridge
29 May - Newell Highway becoming safer with two more overtaking lanes
29 May - Funding announced to develop options for the future of Mandagery Creek Bridge
29 May - Love locks to be removed from Sea Cliff Bridge
29 May - Pedestrian safety improved on Lang Street at Kurri Kurri
25 May - $6 million project to widen Kidman Way south of Cobar continues to plan
25 May - Safety improved at Cessnock intersection
23 May - Safety improved at New England Highway and Newington Lane intersection
22 May - Changed traffic conditions on the Golden Highway
22 May - Upgrade to Ironbark Creek Bridge
22 May - Safety improvement work starts on Pacific Highway at Rainbow Flat and Cundletown
17 May - New and extended clearways between Parramatta Road at Auburn and Hume Highway at Bankstown
16 May - Safety upgrade completed on the Mid Western Highway near Cowra
11 May - New pedestrian refuge to improve safety on Princes Highway at Narooma
11 May - Newell Highway upgrade speeds up south of Boggabilla
10 May - Professional service contracts called for new Tabulam Bridge
10 May - Final stage of maintenance work completed on Kayuga Bridge
4 May - Toolijooa on ramp to temporarily close as bypass work progresses
2 May - Have a say on road safety improvements
1 May - Work to start on Cockatoo Island wharf upgrade

April 2017

28 April - Safety improvement work to start at crash blackspot in Wyong
20 April - Mulgoa Road corridor upgrade to slash travel times between Penrith and M4 Motorway
18 April - New speed limits for improved road safety at Mulwala
13 April - Work starts on $45 million safety upgrade at Dignams Creek
11 April - Ward officially opens Foxground bypass
11 April - Work starts on intersection improvements at Lurnea
11 April - Geotechnical investigations continue at Batemans Bay Bridge
6 April - Work starts to build temporary jetty for the new Grafton Bridge
4 April - Safety upgrade complete on The Escort Way at Eugowra
4 April - Free workshops for parents and supervisors to help learners become safer drivers

March 2017

31 March - Plan to ease congestion on Narellan and Appin Road intersection
30 March - Safety to be improved on Alpine Way east of Thredbo
30 March - Safety improvement work starts on Wine Country Drive at Nulkaba
29 March - Detour for road upgrade on the Golden Highway at Denman
29 March - Pitt Town bypass preferred option unveiled
28 March - State's third longest road bridge turns 40
27 March - Changed traffic conditions on Moss Vale Road at Walkers Lane
23 March - Work starts to improve safety on Snowy Mountains Highway
22 March - Have your say on night work on Heathcote Road at Engadine
22 March - Have your say on intersection improvements on Norwest Boulevard
22 March - Work starts on the Golden Highway east of Merriwa
20 March - $2.5 Million Manilla Road upgrade nearing completion
17 March - Drivers benefit from Hume Highway bypass at Albury
15 March - Major resurfacing work starts on Princes Highway at Frogs Hollow
14 March - West Wyalong heavy vehicle alternative route work restarts for 2017
13 March - Have your say on the Windsor Bridge replacement urban design
10 March - Work starts on $380,000 project to upgrade section of O'Connell Road
7 March - Investigation work for new permanent electronic message sign at Richmond
6 March - Work starts on Oxley Highway eastbound overtaking lane at Gunnedah
3 March - Investigations start for new bridge at Batemans Bay
3 March - Design unveiled for Gunnedah overpass

February 2017

24 February - Investigations start as part of Stage 1 of M1 upgrade between Picton Road and Bulli Tops 
23 Feburary - Oxley Highway improvements at Spencers Cutting closer
23 February - Investigations start to improve journey times on Princes Highway at Kirrawee
17 February - Investigation work continues for new Mount Ousley interchange
17 February - Proposed Heathcote Road upgrade a step closer
14 February - Work continues on Cobb Highway upgrade at Eurella
10 February - Stingray Creek bridge fully opened to traffic

January 2017

20 January - Improvement work restarts on Sturt Highway at Jeraly

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