Do you drive along Picton Road on a regular basis? If yes, and you have some ideas on what needs to be a priority in a Picton Road upgrade, Transport NSW wants to hear from you.
Minister for Roads Andrew Constance said planning was progressing quickly after the NSW Government announced a $44 million upgrade plan.
“Transport for NSW has done a lot of technical work on the Picton Road upgrade between the Wilton Growth area and the M1, including the Hume Motorway interchange,” Mr Constance said.
“We’re now calling on the community to give us feedback so we can prioritise the work to boost safety, ease congestion, improve access for freight and overall create a more resilient transport network.
“This will help us to further investigate and develop options that will provide safe, efficient and reliable journeys on this important freight corridor while supporting future population and employment growth in Western Sydney and the Illawarra.”
Member for Wollondilly Nathaniel Smith said an upgrade of Picton Road would support growing communities and businesses across Western Sydney, the Illawarra and Shoalhaven by providing improved access to jobs, services, education and suppliers.
“It’s critical that a future upgrade of Picton Road improves safety and caters for residential growth at Wilton,” Mr Smith said.
“As one of two major east-west links between the Princes Motorway and Hume Motorway, the corridor also plays a significant role in the movement of goods and people from the region to Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney and broader areas of western NSW.”
Consultation opens today and will close on September 13. To have your say go to https://nswroads.work/pictonupgrade.