Transport for NSW is upgrading the Princes Highway between Berry and Bomaderry. The $450 million project will improve safety, increase road capacity, improve traffic flow and deliver better and more reliable journeys on this section of the highway. The upgrade is scheduled for completion in 2022 and will be the final piece of more than 30 kilometres of highway upgraded between Gerringong and Bomaderry since work started in 2012.
OCT 2021Final asphalt work on the Princes Highway
Work will start on the final layer of asphalt on the southbound and northbound carriageways from Monday 11 October, weather permitting.More information
Work will take place over three months starting from the northern end of the project and will be carried out from Monday to Saturday between 7am and 6pm
There will be temporary traffic changes during the works with sections of traffic moved onto the opposite carriageway and restricted access to local roads. Residents will be notified in advance of any access changes prior to work starting.
For more information and to see a map of work staging please view the resident notification (PDF, 629Kb).
SEP 2021Boxsells Lane access changes
From Monday 27 September the right tun access to Boxsells Lane will be temporarily restricted for up to eight weeks while we complete work in the intersection. During this time, southbound traffic will need to travel to Meroo Road/Pestells Lane interchanges to use use the new overpass to travel back to Boxsells Lane.More information
For more information view the September 2021 notification (PDF, 219Kb).
SEP 2021New date for southbound carriageway opening
Southbound traffic will now move onto the new southbound carriageway between Turners Lane and the Moss Vale/Cambewarra Round roundabout at Bomaderry from Monday 27 September. Access to local roads including Turners, Devitts and Morschels Lanes will be via the Turners Lane offload ramp.More information
For more information view the September 2021 notification (PDF, 319Kb).
JUL 2021Signifcant project milestones reached
A number of exciting milestones have been reached on the projet over the previous six months including the opening of the bridge at Strongs Road and the Croziers Road intersection.
Major work started in September 2018. The NSW Government has engaged Downer Seymour Whyte Joint Venture (DSWJV) to build the upgrade.
Work on the upgrade will typically occur between 7am and 6pm on weekdays and between 8am and 1pm on Saturdays, excluding public holidays and weather permitting. The local community will be informed in advance if night work is required.
For the safety of workers, the speed limit between Mullers Lane, Berry and Cambewarra Road, Bomaderry has been reduced to 80km/h and a reduced speed limit of 40 km/h may apply during roadwork. There will be temporary stopping of highway traffic for up to two minutes as required while work is progressing.
Motorists should plan their trip, allow for extra travel time, keep to speed limits and follow the direction of traffic control and road signs.
Work is scheduled for completion in 2022.
The Berry to Bomaderry upgrade will include the following key features:
- A 100km/h speed limit north of Abernethys Lane
- An overpass of the highway between Pestells Lane and Meroo Road
- An underpass at Devitts Lane and Morschels Lane for local road access
- An overpass of the highway between Strongs Road and Jaspers Brush Road
- Protected right turn bays to northbound and southbound u-turn bays
- A heavy vehicle inspection bay near Jaspers Brush
- A total of eight bridges over waterways
- Fauna friendly features in the bridge designs at Flying Fox Creek, Jaspers Brush Creek and Wileys Creek
- Increased road shoulder widths to three metres, where possible, with vehicle breakdown bays at regular intervals
- Modifications to local roads, including Strongs Road, Jaspers Brush Road, Morschels Lane, Devitts Lane, Pestells Lane and Abernethys Lane
- Relocation and upgrade of existing bus stops at Mullers Lane, Croziers Road, Strongs Road, Morschels Lane, Lamonds Lane and Boxsells Lane
- Drainage and flood mitigation structures.
The project will:
- Increase road capacity and improve traffic efficiency - will complete a minimum four-lane divided route between Sydney and Jervis Bay Road, south of Nowra and increase overtaking opportunities
- Improve safety - providing a median and barriers to separate opposing traffic flows and providing wide road shoulders
- Plan for future growth - supporting regional and local economic development
New section of the Berry to Bomaderry upgrade opens to traffic
Final overpass for Berry to Bomaderry upgrade opens to traffic
Berry to Bomaderry upgrade powering ahead
Major milestone for Berry to Bomaderry
Safety measures removing right hand turns to roll out on Berry to Bomaderry upgrade
Bridge girders moving into place
Night work on Princes Highway between Jaspers Brusha nd Bomaderry
Statement: noise mitigation
Work underway on bridges for Berry to Bomaderry upgrade
For issues, enquiries or feedback during construction please contact:
Phone: 1800 506 976
Mail: Berry to Bomaderry upgrade, 313B Princes Highway, Bomaderry NSW 2541
For further information about the development of this project please contact:
Mail: Berry to Bomaderry upgrade, PO Box 477, Wollongong NSW 2520