Richmond Roads completed lanes open to traffic

Motorists are reminded changed traffic conditions will be in place this Saturday (May 24) following the completed southbound lanes of Richmond Road between Bells Creek and Townson Road at Marsden Park.

“The state government provided $22 million this year to continue work for stage one of the Richmond Road upgrade,” a Roads and Maritime Services  (RMS) spokesperson said.

“Work to build the new southbound lanes is complete between Bells Creek and Townson Road atMarsden Park and work will now start on the northbound lanes.

Changed traffic conditions will be in place on Richmond Road at Marsden Park from 8pm Friday (May 23) until 5am on Saturday when traffic will be moved onto the completed southbound lanes.

Motorists travelling westbound on Townson Road will be moved from the eastbound lanes onto the westbound lanes. Road users travelling eastbound will remain on the eastbound lanes.

Right turn access for properties on Richmond Road will be removed from Saturday to prepare motorists for when four lanes open to traffic in August, weather permitting.

“RMS will continue road resurfacing after the traffic switch with electronic message signs and traffic controllers in place to guide motorists,'' the spokesperson said.

“Motorists are reminded to obey reduced speed limits and to follow all signs,” the spokesperson said.

RMS thanks motorists and residents for their patience while this work is carried out. Every effort will be made to reduce noise from the work.

For the latest traffic information, visit www.livetraffic.com, download Live Traffic NSW, or call 132 701.

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