View of Westminster Street Bridge over the Richmond railway line.

Denmark Link Road

The NSW Government is planning for the future and proposing to build a link road from the intersection of Garfield Road West and Denmark Road, Riverstone to the Westminster Street bridge, Schofields.

Latest news

AUG 2021

AUG 2021Investigation work

Transport for NSW will be carrying out on Garfield Road West, Denmark Road, Carlton Road, Trevithick Street and West Parade, Riverstone from Monday 30 August.

Our work will include surveying, geotechnical work, traffic, utilites and environmental assessments. These studies will inform the detailed design for Denmark Link Road.

Please view the August notification (PDF, 447Kb) for more information.

DEC 2020

DEC 2020Denmark Link Road Q&A

Transport for NSW sought feedback from the community in November and December 2020 on the Review of Environmental Factors (REF) for Denmark Link Road. To ensure the health and safety of the community and our staff we replaced face to face community information sessions with online information sessions on the NSW Roads Facebook page. Where you can watch the recording of this session or view below.

Thank you to all those who have made a submission on the REF we will prepare a report and publish online.

Transport for NSW will continue to provide the community with updates as the project progresses.

If you have any questions, please contact the project team on 1300 367 561 or email nwgc@transport.nsw.gov.au.

Project information

Denmark Link Road is a proposed new link road between Garfield Road West, Riverstone and the Westminster Street bridge, Schofields. This new link road would alleviate traffic congestion along Garfield Road West around the railway level crossing at Riverstone and would provide an alternate local connection for light vehicles to cross the Richmond railway line, to avoid the Riverstone town centre.

The preferred option would provide a link road from Garfield Road West, Riverstone via Denmark Road intersection to West Parade. West Parade would be extended to the Westminster Street bridge, Schofields. The proposal would link to new traffic lights that were completed in September 2016 at the Westminster Street and Railway Terrace intersection.

The Denmark Link Road is part of the North West Growth Centre Road Network Strategy short-term work and is subject to funding availability.

Benefits of the project include:

  • Reducing the congestion and delays that are currently being experienced at the Garfield Road railway level crossing at Riverstone
  • Providing a local road connection for light vehicles wishing to use the Westminster Street Bridge, alleviating congestion on Garfield Road.

Key features of the project include:

  • New two lane local road connecting Garfield Road West and Bridge Street
  • A new right-turn bay along Garfield Road West for traffic waiting to enter Denmark Road at Riverstone
  • Widening to the existing Denmark Road, Trevithick Street and West Parade
  • Extension of existing Denmark Road
  • A new link road between Denmark Road and Carlton Street
  • A new intersection at Carlton Street
  • Extension of West Parade to connect to Bridge Street, near the Westminster Street Bridge at Schofields.

Roads and Maritime sought feedback on the proposed Denmark Link Road in November and December 2015. During the consultation period, 18 submissions were received. Roads and Maritime carefully considered all the submissions received from the community and prepared a consultation report. View or download the consultation report (PDF, 3.53Mb).

We worked with Department of Planning Industry and Environment (NSW DPIE) in developing the West Schofields Draft Precinct Plan which identified the need to make minor modification to the proposal between Carlton Street and West Parade. The revised proposal will follow the existing road corridor and was displayed as part of the West Schofields Draft Precinct Plan in September 2018.

In July and August 2019 several community information sessions where held on the North West Growth Centre Road Network Strategy to help inform our future road plans in the North West Growth Area.

Feedback was taken during that period and where applicable individual residents where contacted to discuss their concerns.

Project timeline illustration

Next steps for project:

  1. Preliminary site investigations
  2. Strategic design
  3. Environmental assessment
  4. Community comments on concept design and environmental assessment - WE ARE HERE
  5. Submissions report
  6. Project determination
  7. Detailed design
  8. Start of construction - subject to funding.


 

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View or download the Denmark Link road preferred option map (JPG, 1.48Mb)

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Project documents

Review of Environmental Factors

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Review of Environmental Factors

Main report

39.1Mb
Appendix c

Options report

2.32Mb
Appendix D

Sydney Regional Environmental Plan No. 20 matters for consideration

113Kb
Appendix E

Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessment

6.15Mb
Appendix F

Operational and Construction Noise and Vibration Assessment

14.8Mb
Appendix G

Non-Aboriginal (Historical) Statement of Heritage Impact

39.8Mb
Appendix H

Biodiversity Assessment

9.09Mb
Appendix I

Landscape Character and Visual Impact Assesment

25.8Mb
Appendix J

Stage 1 Preliminary Site Investigation

16.9Mb
Appendix K

Socioecomic Assessment

14.4Mb

Community updates

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November 2020 community update

Denmark Link Road – Have your say on the Review of Environmental Factors (REF).

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July 2019 community update

Denmark Link Road - Planning Underway between Garfield Road West, Riverstone and Westminster Street Bridge, Schofields.

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November 2015 community update

Denmark Link Road – Have your say on new link road between Garfield Road West, Riverstone and Westminster Street bridge, Schofields.

2.55Mb

Project notifications

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August 2021 project notification

Investigations from Monday 30 August 2021 these studies will inform the detailed design for Denmark Link Road.

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November 2017 project notification

Survey and investigations from Monday 20 November 2017.

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August 2017 project notification

Field investigations for the proposed Denmark Link Road, Riverstonefrom Monday 21 August 2017.

319Kb
June 2017 project notification

Survey and investigation work for the proposed Denmark Link Road, Riverstone from Monday 19 June 2017.

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January 2017 project notification

Denmark Link Road– confirmation of the preferred option.

319Kb

Reports

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January 2017 community consultation report

Denmark Link Road Between Garfield Road West, Riverstone and Westminster Street Bridge, Schofields.

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November 2015 options report

Denmark Link Road between Garfield Road West, Riverstone and the Westminister Street bridge, Schofields.

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Contact us

For further information about this project, contact:

Email: nwgc@rms.nsw.gov.au

Phone: 1300 367 561

Mail: Denmark Link Road, Transport for NSW, PO Box 973 Parramatta CBD NSW 2124.

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