Traffic at the Parramatta Road and Hill Road intersection at Lidcombe

Hill Road Upgrade

Transport for NSW is proposing to upgrade Hill Road, to improve access to the Carter Street Precinct and Sydney Olympic Park.

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APR 2021

APR 2021Investigation work on Hill Rd, Parramatta Rd, Birnie Ave

Transport for NSW will carry out investigation work in the area of the proposed Hill Road upgrade.

The work will take place on up to 25 night shifts between 12 April and late-June 2021.

For more information, you may view or download the investigation notification (PDF, 663Kb).

FEB 2021

FEB 2021Hill Road upgrade – public comment period closed

In December 2020, Transport for NSW called for public comment on a proposed upgrade of Hill Road in Lidcombe and Sydney Olympic Park.

The public comment period closed on 1 February 2021. Transport for NSW is considering all submissions and will soon publish a consultation report.

The proposal involves major improvements Hill Road’s intersections with Parramatta Road and John Ian Wing Parade.

The upgrade will provide better access to Sydney Olympic Park, as well as the Carter Street Precinct, which will deliver more than 5,000 new homes, shops and commercial properties over the coming years. It will also improve access to the neighbouring suburbs of Newington and Wentworth Point and ease congestion on Parramatta Road.

View or download the December Have Your Say notification (PDF, 6.2Mb).

Cancellation of the proposed M4 westbound off ramp project

Previously, Transport for NSW investigated options for a new westbound off ramp from the M4 Western Motorway, at its intersection with Hill Road. This proposal is no longer being considered.

Transport for NSW investigated the feasibility of this element and has determined it cannot be delivered safely.

Transport for NSW will continue to work to ensure the best possible traffic outcomes for local residents, businesses and visitors.

Project information

The proposed Hill Road upgrade will support development growth in the Carter Street Precinct, which will deliver 5,500 new homes and generate 5,500 new jobs.

In 2021, Transport for NSW will display the project’s environmental impact statement.  

More information about the Carter Street Precinct is available on the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment’s website.


  • Improved access to the new Carter Street Precinct.
  • Improved access to Sydney Olympic Park during major events.
  • Improved access to the neighbouring suburbs of Wentworth Point and Newington.
  • Reduced travel times and congestion.

Key features include:

  • widening Hill Road between the M4 and Old Hill Link Road: dual right turns into the Carter Street Precinct and John Ian Wing Parade
  • upgrading Hill Road’s intersections with of Parramatta Road John Ian Wing Parade
  • converting to a full lane the existing Hill Road merge lane between Parramatta Road and the M4 Western Motorway
  • widening and signalising the M4 eastbound off ramp, to reduce Motorway queuing and better manage traffic flow on Hill Road.
  • Transport for NSW has called for public comment on the proposed upgrade. The Comment period will close 1 February 2021. When this is concluded, TfNSW will issue a consultation report and will display and environmental impact statement for further public consideration.
  • We will consider all feedback in developing the proposed off ramp and we will continue to keep the community updated as the modification progresses.
  • There will be further opportunities for residents and businesses to comment on the proposed upgrade as we move through environmental assessments and design phases.

Project notifications

Please note – documents published before November 2020 contain reference to a westbound off ramp from the M4 Western Motorway at Hill Road. This off ramp is no longer under consideration

Project documents

Project notifications

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April 2021 investigation work notification

Investigation work on Hill Road, Parramatta Road and Birnie Avenue, Sydney Olympic Park and Lidcombe.

December 2020 call for public comment

Have your say on the proposed upgrade of Hill Road, at Sydney Olympic Park and Lidcombe, December 2020.

May 2017 project notification 2.51Mb
April 2017 project notification

Utility investigation work on Hill Road, Lidcombe from Monday 1 May 2017.

February 2017 project notification

Investigation work on Hill Road, Lidcombe from Wednesday 22 February 2017.

November 2016 project notification

Investigation work on Hill Road and Parramatta Road, Lidcombe from Wednesday 9 November 2016.



Contact us

To be provided with updates for this project you can register at:

Phone: 1800 792 086


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