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Mallard Calls for Community to Have Their Say on Highway Upgrade

Source: Shayne Mallard Member of the Legislative Council
Posted: 8 Jun 2020
In a Private Members Statement in the NSW Legislative Council Shayne Mallard MP has outlined the case for the Great Western Highway upgrade from Katoomba to Lithgow particularly focusing on the planned first stage at Medlow Bath.

In the speech delivered to a busy chamber on Wednesday 3 June, Mr Mallard stated that road safety was the prime objective of the highway duplication with the addition of dedicated turning lanes, improved road verges and traffic sight lines.

The specific community consultation on the Medlow Bath upgrade are about to commence and Mr Mallard concluded by asking all the affected community members to have their say on the preferred design.

To watch Mr Mallard’s speech please click here.

To read Mr Mallard’s speech on Hansard please click here.

 
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