Planning work progresses on Mulgoa Road upgrade
21 September 2020
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith today announced that planning work on the Mulgoa Road upgrade at Penrith is progressing with Transport for NSW engaging SMEC Holdings to develop the next stages of the project.Stuart Ayres said SMEC will carry out the concept design and site investigations, as well as develop a Review of Environmental Factors, for a 3.6 kilometre section of Mulgoa Road.
“Mulgoa Road is an important arterial road connecting Penrith to the Sydney CBD and other parts of greater Sydney, via the M4 Motorway,” Stuart Ayres said.
“With population and employment growth in the local area, it is important that we begin planning for this important upgrade now.
“The proposed upgrade will increase Mulgoa Road from two lanes to three lanes in both directions to ease congestion and support future growth.
“This project, along with other road upgrades will improve travel times and traffic flow between Glenmore Parkway and Museum Drive.
“Whilst this project will be disruptive we all know Mulgoa Road needs to be widened.”
The upgrade will also improve connectivity between bus and rail services, as well as deliver benefits for pedestrians, cyclists, and less mobile people, with improved accessibility and amenities.
This upgrade is part of a 6.5 kilometre corridor upgrade to Mulgoa Road/Castlereagh Road between Glenmore Parkway at Glenmore Park and Andrews Road at Penrith.
Transport for NSW has developed a visualisation of the corridor upgrade.
For more information, visit: Mulgoa Road / Castlereagh Road corridor upgrade.