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Extra $3.8 million invested on local roads

Extra $3.8 million invested on local roads An extra $3.78 million has been secured from the NSW Government to make more roads in Canterbury-Bankstown safer. No  

An extra $3.78 million has been secured from the NSW Government to make more roads in Canterbury-Bankstown safer.

The 15 local roads to be improved are:

  • Yerrick Road, Lakemba – install raised thresholds and slow points;
  • Benaroon Road and Moreton Street at Lakemba Street, Lakemba – install raised thresholds and roundabout;
  • Violet Street, Roselands – install single lane roundabout;
  • Chapel Road South, Bankstown and Gibson Avenue, Padstow – install raised threshold, pedestrian crossing, right turn lanes, raised islands, upgrade intersection from give-way to stop signs, and line marking;
  • Permanent Avenue, Wardell Road and Riverview Road, Earlwood – install raised thresholds;
  • Noble Avenue, from Cooeeyana Parade to Tennyson Road, Greenacre – install new roundabout and speed humps, and upgrade existing roundabouts;
  • Broadway Road and Canterbury Road, Punchbowl – install pedestrian refuge;
  • Rodd Street, Birrong – Upgrade and install speed humps on approaches to three existing roundabouts, and install raised islands;
  • Priam Street, Chester Hill – install roundabout, slow points, raised islands with stop signs and right turn bay;
  • Hector Street, from Buist Street, Yagoona, to Virgil Avenue, Chester Hill – install new roundabout, speed humps, raised islands, right turn bay and upgrade give-way to stop signs;
  • Woods Road, Sefton – install new roundabout at Clapham Road, Sefton and upgrade roundabouts at Carlingford Road and Wellington Road;
  • William Street, Condell Park – install raised thresholds;
  • South Parade, Campsie – install raised pedestrian crossing and speed humps;
  • Harp Street, Belmore – install new single-lane roundabout at Elizabeth Street and upgrade roundabout at Charlotte Street; and
  • Seventh Avenue at Third Avenue, Campsie – install single-lane roundabout and upgrade roundabouts at Fourth Avenue and Second Avenue.

"These improvements are on top of the $33 million Council is already proposing to allocate in 2019-20, for road and traffic improvements," Mayor Khal Asfour said.

"Every year, we make a priority of investing heavily in not only maintaining but also improving Canterbury-Bankstown’s 907 kilometre road network.

"The safety of our community is paramount – whether you are a motorist, resident or pedestrian."

For more information on other road or Council projects, visit

 26/07/2019 10:02 AM