Animation of the Barton Highway Upgrade

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A new animation of the $200 million Barton Highway upgrade shows how duplicating the eight kilometre stretch of road just south of the NSW-ACT border will ease congestion and boost freight productivity.

Senator for NSW Perin Davey said the animation provides a unique opportunity for the 13,000 motorists and heavy vehicle operators who travel along this section of road each day, to understand what it will be like to drive on the upgraded section of highway.

“The animation allows motorists to gain a first-hand view of the key features of the design, including the new two-lane northbound carriageway, which will run south of the NSW-ACT border through to Kaveneys Road,” Senator Davey said.

“Using this technology, viewers are able to get a feel for exactly how these new features will look – from the new central median strip, through to the configuration of various intersection upgrades.

“The Barton Highway is a vital part of the NSW-ACT transport network and this project will go some way towards boosting the overall freight efficiency of the entire area.”

State Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman said community feedback helped refine the design, which is outlined in the new animation.

“Community feedback and targeted stakeholder engagement informed a number of changes, including the widening of the median treatment at the Kaveneys Road intersection, realigning the northbound lanes to preserve two identified ring trees of Aboriginal cultural significance, vertical alignment of the northbound lanes to the existing Barton Highway and U-turn facilities at major side road intersections,” Mrs Tuckerman said.

The initial stage of duplication is expected to be completed in 2023, weather permitting.

To view the animation and for more information on the highway upgrade, visit Barton Highway - Projects - Roads and Waterways – Transport for NSW

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