The Northern Rd Upgrade

The Northern Road to Peter Brock Drive

Construction on The Northern Road upgrade between Old Northern Road and Peter Brock Drive started in February 2016.

Building has started on the southbound bridge over Narellan Creek. A major traffic switch was completed in June 2017.


3.3 Kilometres of Road 

3.3 Kilometres of shared pedestrian cyclist path

80 Kilometres per hour speed limit 

Four intersection upgrades with traffic light improvements at three of them 

Bus priority lanes in each direction

Two new bridges over Narellan Creek

The Next Steps:

Building the southbound lanes including earthwork, drainage and road surfacing 

Install new traffic lights at intersection with Porrende Road, Hillside/ Governor Drive and Cobbitty Road

Finish the shared path, landscaping and signage in early 2018.

The Northern Road upgrade, Peter Brock Drive to Mersey Road


About 11.3 Kilometres of road 

About 11 Kilometres of shared pedestrian and cyclist path 

Nine new intersections with traffic lights and a further six intersections to be upgraded 

Wide shoulders in both directions 

Existing bridge at Thompsons Creek replaced with twin bridges 

An interchange to separate vehicles on The Northern Road and Bringelly Road for better traffic flow with The Northern Road passing under Bringelly Road. 

A new connection from Robinson Road to The Northern Road and an off-road shared path for pedestrians and cyclists. 

Changes to access for some properties along The Northern Road, Bringelly Road and Robinson Road. 

Construction has already commenced and is due to be completed by 2020.

The construction will continue on The Northern Road through to Mersey Road and Glenmore Parkway then from Glenmore Parkway to Jamison Road. Construction has commenced and will continue in sections.

Source: Roads and Maritime NSW

Western Sydney Infrastructure